Nilanga

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Nilanga
town
Nilanga is located in Maharashtra
Nilanga
Nilanga
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°06′58″N 76°45′09″E / 18.11611°N 76.75250°E / 18.11611; 76.75250Coordinates: 18°06′58″N 76°45′09″E / 18.11611°N 76.75250°E / 18.11611; 76.75250
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Latur
Taluka Nilanga
Elevation 583 m (1,913 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 31,660
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Latur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Nilanga[1]

Nilanga is a town with a municipal council in Latur District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is also the headquarters for Nilanga Taluka.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Nilanga had a population of 31,660. Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Nilanga had an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 74%, and female literacy was 57%. In 2001 in Nilanga, 15% of the population was under 6 years of age. The majority of the people of this town are engaged either in agriculture or traditional retail business. Muslim, Maratha and Lingayat ,Yellam communities have dominated this town by their influence in business and politics.

Religions in Nilanga
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
70%
Buddhists
  
10%
Muslims
  
16%
Christians
  
0.2%
Jains
  
3.4%
Others†
  
0.4%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), OBC, VJNT (<0.2%).

Languages[edit]

Hindi, Marathi and Kannada are widely spoken in the region. The city is predominantly, but cosmopolitan, and known for its communal harmony.

Historic places[edit]

Nilanga is famous for the rich historical background, including places like Pirpasha Darga, Dadapir Dargha, and Nilkanteshwar Mandir khandoba Mandir & Tuljabhvani Mandir Gandhi Nagar Nilanga ( Historic /Hemadpanthi) In Nilanga taluka ,Their are many Hindu temples in villages 1) Hanuman Mandir (Temple) at Makni (Thor) village which is 10 km from Nilanga town. Where every year in Summer their is Bhandara(mahapuja with Mahaprasad) i.e Food. 2) Someshwar god Shiva temple in village Talikhed.Where year on occasion of Mahashivratri festival their is 2 days Fair.

Educational Institute[edit]

MSSN ;Arts,Com,Sci,Engg,Pharma, Govt.ITI,JTI,Highschool Etc,

Hospitals[edit]

Zilla Rugnalaya, Kudumbale Hospital, Maknikar Hospital, Talikhedkar Hospital, Dr.Satish Patil Childrans Clinic,Janta Clinic And Lambe Hospital

Industries[edit]

Marathwada First coconut oil mill built in Nilanga by V.S Mantalakunte.

V.S Mantalakunte Also well known in kirana Shop business since 1970

Bricks Production at Hadga Road Mubarakpur pati Nilanga By Hanmant Muglikar(Tailor), Bhaskar Salghante,Santosh Salghante.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assembly Constituencies-Post delimitation: Maharashtra: Latur District". National Informatics Centre, Government of India. 
  2. ^ "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.