Sakri

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Sakri
साक्री
town
Sakri is located in Maharashtra
Sakri
Sakri
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°59′25″N 74°18′52″E / 20.99028°N 74.31444°E / 20.99028; 74.31444Coordinates: 20°59′25″N 74°18′52″E / 20.99028°N 74.31444°E / 20.99028; 74.31444
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Dhule
Taluka Sakri
Government
 • Body Village Panchayat
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 424304
Lok Sabha constituency Nandurbar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Sakri

Sakri (Marathi: साक्री) is a small town in the Dhule District of the Nashik division, one of the six divisions of India's Maharashtra state. The town of Sakri is the headquarters for Sakri Taluka.[1] Another Sakri is in Bihar, which is now a railway junction.

The town is located on National Highway 6 running between Hazira (near Surat) in Gujarat to Kolkota, West Bengal.

The people there are mostly Hindu. The languages most spoken in Sakri are Marathi & Ahirani.

In the Sakri Taluka there is the World's Largest Solar Project.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Administration". Dhule District. 
  2. ^ "World's largest solar project to come up in Dhule, Maharashtra". The Indian Express. 2011-05-20. Retrieved 24 February 2014.