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|Nickname(s): The Historical City ,Heart of Maharastra.|
|• Total||200 km2 (80 sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Coastline||0 kilometres (0 mi)|
|Sex ratio||92 ♂/♀|
|Avg. summer temperature||44 °C (111 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||22 °C (72 °F)|
As of 2001[update] India census, Mehkar had a population of 2,214,00. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 50%. Mehkar has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 62.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 65%. In Mehkar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Shree Sant Senaji Maharaj Mandir (Nabhik)
It has a temple of the "Shree Sant Senaji Maharaj" And "Vitthal Rukhmini"(Mola road,, sena nagar, mehkar)
Hazrat Khaja Panch Peer Baba Rahemat Ullah Aleh Dargah
It is a Dargah of Hazrat Khaja Panch Peer Baba Rahemat Ullah Aleh Wali Allah Gharane -E- Chistiya history of dargah that is more than 801 years ago. The documents of Dargah written on a copper Slate (Sanad) by hand of Empire Aurang zeb Alamgir Rahemat Ullah Alhe and also Established the dargah in 1670.
It has a temple of the Hindu god Balaji that is more than 120 years old. The documents written on copper found with Balaji's sculpture are now in the British Museum, England. it is the largest sculpture of Lord Balaji in Asia.
Haran Tekdi is great old temple. It is a myth that Lord Rama had caught hold of one bare (Haran in local language), hence it is named as Haran Tekdi.
Malipeth,Ganpati Galli, Mahadev Wetal, Shivaji Wetal, Shivaji Nagar, Sambhaji Nagar, and Ram Nagar are important areas of Mehkar. Malipeth i a old area. Kanchani Mahal(Palace) :
Kanchani Mahal is an old building. It is a myth that Quin Kanchani is very egoist & desire to see Lamp of Devi (Lonar) from Mehkar. She build up this Mahal but when she went to terrace of Mahal god curse her, she felt down & become a slab of stone.
Mehkar is on the banks of painganga river. River provides multiple recreational activities.
Kali Masjeed is an old 200 Years
- "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.
|Sindkhed RajaJalna Aurangabad||Lonar||Risod(Washim district)|