Pathri

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Pathri
city
Pathri is located in Maharashtra
Pathri
Pathri
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°15′N 76°27′E / 19.25°N 76.45°E / 19.25; 76.45Coordinates: 19°15′N 76°27′E / 19.25°N 76.45°E / 19.25; 76.45
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Parbhani
Elevation 423 m (1,388 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 31,997
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pathri is a city and a municipal council in Parbhani district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography[edit]

Pathri is located at 19°15′N 76°27′E / 19.25°N 76.45°E / 19.25; 76.45.[1] It has an average elevation of 423 metres (1387 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Pathri had a population of 31,997. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pathri has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 53%. In Pathri, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Pathri
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
43%
Muslims
  
43%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
3.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

History[edit]

Founder of Nijam sultanate at Ahamadnagar was a Brahmin, son of Bhirubhat from pathari. Great monk Shri. Sai Baba of Shirdi[3] was born in pathri. According to historians the old house where Sai Baba Mandir is build is birthplace of this monk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pathri
  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. 
  3. ^ http://forum.spiritualindia.org/a-search-for-the-birth-place-of-shri-sai-baba-t14987.0.html;msg60906#msg60906