Vadgaon Maval

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Vadgaon
city
Vadgaon is located in Maharashtra
Vadgaon
Vadgaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°44′55″N 73°38′28″E / 18.7486°N 73.641°E / 18.7486; 73.641Coordinates: 18°44′55″N 73°38′28″E / 18.7486°N 73.641°E / 18.7486; 73.641
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,359
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Vadgaon or Vadgaon Maval (formerly spelled Wadgaon or Wargaum) is a census town in Pune district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Vadgaon, Tal. Maval. Di. Pune had a population of 11,359. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Vadgaon has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Vadgaon, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Battle in the First Anglo-Maratha War[edit]

In the First Anglo-Maratha War, Wadgaon (as the name was then spelled) was the site of a battle in which the Maratha Empire inflicted a defeat on the East India Company and of a treaty in which the British had to make considerable concessions. (See First Anglo-Maratha War#Battle of Wadgaon).

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.