Nesari

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Nesari
village
Coordinates: 16°04′00″N 74°19′58″E / 16.066743°N 74.332702°E / 16.066743; 74.332702
India  India
State Kolhapur
Government
 • Type gram panchayat
Area
 • Total 10.69 km2 (4.13 sq mi)
Elevation 1,599 m (5,246 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 416504
Telephone code 02327
Vehicle registration MH 09

Nesari is a village in Gadhinglaj Taluka of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra, India. As of 2011, it had a population of 8,000. It is about 22 kilometres from Gadhinglaj, and 19 kilometres from National Highway 4(NH4).

Geography[edit]

Nesari is located near the border of Maharashtra and Karnataka. The coordinates are 16°04′00″N 74°19′58″E / 16.066743°N 74.332702°E / 16.066743; 74.332702. It has an average elevation of 625 meters, and average temperatures of 19 °C in winter and 26 °C in summer.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 India census, Nesari has a population of 8,000[1] which includes Nesari town as well as extended areas included in the town. Nesari has an average literacy rate of 78% as compared to the national average of 74.9%. The male literacy stands at 84%, and female literacy is 72%. In Nesari, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The language most widely spoken is Marathi with 8,000 people speaking Marathi as their Primary Language.

Religions in Nesari
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
99.6%
Muslims
  
0.2%
Buddhists
  
0.1%
Others†
  
0.1%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.1%), Buddhists (<0.1%).

Civic Administration[edit]

The civic administration of the village is managed by the Nesari gram panchayat. Th

Economy[edit]

The major areas of commerce of Nesari are trading, sugar production, and red chili. Nearby marketing hubs include Goa and Sindhudurg district.

Transportation[edit]

Nesari is connected to the various towns of Maharashtra via several state highways and is about 15 km from National Highway 4(NH 4). The nearest airport at Belgaum is 47 km away.

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.