Umred

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Umred
उमरेड
city
Umred is located in Maharashtra
Umred
Umred
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°51′N 79°20′E / 20.85°N 79.33°E / 20.85; 79.33Coordinates: 20°51′N 79°20′E / 20.85°N 79.33°E / 20.85; 79.33
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nagpur
Government
 • MLA Sudhir Parawe
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 53,971
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 441203
Telephone code 91-7116
Vehicle registration MH-40

Umred is a city and a municipal council in Nagpur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography[edit]

Map of Nagpur district with major towns(including Umred) and rivers Aam.

Umred is located at .[2] It has an average elevation of 280 metres (918 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Umred had a population of 49,573. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Umred has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 68%. In Umred, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Umrer Tehsil[edit]

1. Total Area (Hector) 97900

2. Total villages 192

3. Total City 1

4. Total Grampanchayat 47

5. Total Population(2001) 146843 Male : 75883 Female : 70960

6. Rural Population 97266 Male : 50429 Female : 46837

7. City Population 49577 Male : 25454 Female : 24123

8. Total Families 31322

9. Total Rural Family 21276

10. Total Cities Family 10046

11. Total Literacy Percentage 77.33 Male : 85.83 Female : 68.25

12. Percentage of Rural Literacy 73.57 Male : 82.67 Female : 63.74

13. Total Literacy Percentage 84.58 पुरुष : 91.98 Female : 76.81

14. Area of Agricultural Land 52083

15. Average Rainfall 1143

16. Rural Hospital 1

17. Primary Health Center 4

18. Primary Health Subcentre 23

19. Total Nursery start 125

20. Total of Semi Nursery 34

Culture[edit]

Climate[edit]

Administration[edit]

Karhandala Wildlife Sanctuary[edit]

Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, about 58 km from Nagpur, comprise of about 180 km2. The sanctuary falls under the two divisions, Nagpur Division (Kuhi and Bhiwapur Range) and Bhandara Division (Pauni Range), which are divided along the Maru River that flows close to Bhiwapur and joins the Vainganga River. 150 km2 of forest towards the east of Pauni Nilaj road, provides connectivity to the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve. pench

Number of species have been identified in this sanctuary, based on direct sightings and with the help of tracks and signs and substantiated by interviewing locals. Tiger, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Wild Dog, Ratel, Indian Fox, Wolf, Jackal and jungle cat are the main carnivore species found here. Whereas Gaur, Blue bull, Sambar Deer, Barking Deer, Wild Boars, Spotted Deers are the main herbivore species found in the sanctuary. Over the last few years, Umred Karhandla has seen increase in number of tourists as it is close to the city and also due to the increase in the number of tiger sightings.

Economy[edit]

Western Coalfields Limited has large open cast mines close to the town. It is the largest employer in the taluka.

Coal mining[edit]

Transportation and Communication[edit]

Education facilities[edit]

Umred has more than 20 schools and colleges consisting of Engineering colleges & educational institutes like modern School, Jeevan Vikas Vidyalaya, Silver Oak International, Ashok Vidyalaya and Nutan Adarsh Mahavidyalaya for primary, secondary and higher education. Umred College of Engineering, Bhausaheb Mulak College of Pharmacy, Mahatma Fule College of Commerce & Om Polytechnic are some other higher educational institutions.

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