Nandurbar

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This article is about city of Nandurbar. For the district, see Nandurbar District.
Nandurbar
city
Nandurbar is located in Maharashtra
Nandurbar
Nandurbar
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°22′N 74°15′E / 21.37°N 74.25°E / 21.37; 74.25Coordinates: 21°22′N 74°15′E / 21.37°N 74.25°E / 21.37; 74.25
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nandurbar
Elevation 210 m (690 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 329,786
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 425 412
Vehicle registration MH 39

Nandurbar About this sound pronunciation  is a city and a municipal council in Nandurbar district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Nandurbar is an administrative district in the northwest corner (Khandesh region) of Maharashtra. On 1 July 1998 Dhule was bifurcated as two separate districts now known as Dhule and Nandurbar. The district headquarters is located at Nandurbar city. The district occupies an area of 5034 km² and has a population of 1,311,709 of which 15.45% is urban (as of 2001). Nandurbar district is bounded to the south and south-east by Dhule district, to the west and north is the state of Gujarat, to the north and north-east is the state of Madhya Pradesh. The northern boundary of the district is defined by the great Narmada river. It came into limelight during February 2006 bird flu crisis which struck many of its poultry farms. Thousand of chickens from the farms had to be killed and buried in nearby grounds to stop the virus spreading.

It is recorded that The Peshwas have taken a debt from the 7 merchants of Nandurbar.

Geography[edit]

Nandurbar is located at 21°22′N 74°15′E / 21.37°N 74.25°E / 21.37; 74.25. It has an average elevation of 210 metres (688 feet). It has mainly hilly region and have 'Toranmal' which is 2nd hill station after Matheran in Maharashtra. Tapi river is located at 12 km from city. Narmada river forms the district's boundary on the northern and north-eastern side.it is well known tribal area.hence called tribal district.

Transport[edit]

Nandurbar is served by a station on the Indian Railways network. Also ST buses are available.Nandurbar is connected to Madhyapradesh and Gujrat by state highways

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Nandurbar had a population of 94,365. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nandurbar has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 65%. In Nandurbar, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Islamic Education[edit]

  1. HERA English School
  2. Darul Uloom Chishtiya
  3. Darul Uloom Imam Badsha
Religions in Nandurbar
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
50.0%
Muslims
  
41.0%
Buddhist
  
10.0%
Jains
  
0.1%
Others†
  
2.9%
Distribution of religions
Includes christianss (2.0%), sikhs (<2.5%).

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. 

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