Kurankhed

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Kurankhed
village
Kurankhed is located in Maharashtra
Kurankhed
Kurankhed
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°42′7″N 77°14′59″E / 20.70194°N 77.24972°E / 20.70194; 77.24972Coordinates: 20°42′7″N 77°14′59″E / 20.70194°N 77.24972°E / 20.70194; 77.24972
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Akola
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-30

Kurankhed is a village in the Akola district in Amravati division of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra state in India. It is situated on the bank of river Katepurna one of the north flowing river in Akola district and it is also recognized as village 'Katepurna'. It is well known among the pilgrimage for the shri Chandika Devi locally known as 'Dhaga Devi', the temple situated in the village boundary of village 'Dhaga'. The annual fair organised in the month of April every year. The many historic evidence was noticed in the mythological books, the historic name of Kurankhed was mentioned as 'Kuntinpur'.

It is located on National Highway 6 running between Hazira (near Surat) in Gujarat to Kolkota, West bengal. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wikimapia.org/#lat=20.7005435&lon=77.2516108&z=15&l=0&m=s&v=9&search=Kurankhed