Khamgaon

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Khamgaon
खामगांव शहर
Nickname(s): Silver City
Khamgaon is located in Maharashtra
Khamgaon
Khamgaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°42′36″N 76°33′54″E / 20.710°N 76.565°E / 20.710; 76.565Coordinates: 20°42′36″N 76°33′54″E / 20.710°N 76.565°E / 20.710; 76.565
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Buldana
Elevation 323 m (1,060 ft)
Population (2011)increasing
 • Total 94,191
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area code(s) 91-7263

Khamgaon is a city in Buldhana District, Maharashtra, India. It is also called Rajat Nagari ("Silver Town") its known for biggest emerging city in a district and the hottest summer city in vidharbha region after nagpur.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Khamgaon had a population of 88,670. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khamgaon has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Khamgaon, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Marathi is the main language spoken here with hint of varhadi dialect.[citation needed]

Religions in Khamgaon
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
60%
Muslims
  
20%
Buddhists
  
15%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
3.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.