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Yeola is known for work of an holy Sant Raghuji Baba, who was Main reformer of Yeola City. He built the 1st Mosque in Yeola. People say that when Mughal King Aurangzeb would pass through any city with his army to capture India and if he would not find any Mosque Masjid (Place of Prayers for Muslim), he would destroy the whole city or village. When he was passing through deccan south part of India or Aurangabad,he also passed Yeola City. A fear erupted in small Yeola City. People of Yeola City were worried about this fact since no single Muslim live in Yeola City & so there was no Mosque or masjid. Raghuji Baba gathered some people and they built a Mosque. But after building the Mosque fear was not gone. Because there were no Muslims in city. He gathered some Muslim from surrounding area, And brought them to Yeola City.First Mosque of yeola city which called Patel ki Masjid and which is located in Bhaldar Galli near Samadhi of Raghuji Baba. This Mosque was build by Hindu.
Yeola is 82 kilometres from Nasik on Nasik-Aurangabad Highway and 29 kilometres south of Manmad on the Manmad–Ahmednagar road. Yeola is 35 kilometres from Shirdi and is 260 kilometres northeast of Mumbai. It has a station on the Ahmednagar–Manmad rail route. Aurangabad Airport, Nasik/Ozar Airport and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport are the nearest airports.
Yeola is a major handloom weaving center of the Shalu and Paithani silk saris and pitambers woven here. There are more than thousands of handlooms on which these saris are woven. The prominent markets of this material is Gujarat, Karnataka, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh as well as internationally. It is also famous for gold and silver wire.
As of 2001[update] India census, Yeola had a population of 43,205. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Yeola has an average literacy rate of 99%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 99%, and female literacy is 99%. In Yeola, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Schools and Colleges
- De Paul English Medium School, Yeola, Near Railway Station was established in 2003 by Vincentian Mission Service Society.For details.visit www.depaulyeola.com
- Vidya Institute of Technology,Gat no.74,Dhanore,Yeola.
- Vidya International School,Gat No.74,Dhanore,Yeola.
- New English School, Nagarsol, Yeola, Station Road.
- Matoshri institute of technology yeola (shivaji)
- Swami Muktanand Vidyalaya, Yeola, Station Road.
- Shriman Sheth Gangaram Chhabildas Jr.College & Enzo-chem High School, Yeola, Nagar-Manmad Road.
- Janata Vidyalaya, Yeola, Marathi medium school up to 10th Class, Junior college for Science, Commerce and Arts, Bachelor of Commerce and Arts
- S. N. D. College of POLY.YEOLA
- S. N. D. College of Engineering and Research Centre, located at Babulgaon in Yeola was established in 2006. It is affiliated to Pune University.
- Anglo Urdu High School and Junior College, Multanpura, Yeola Established in 1967 by Anjuman Farogh e Taleem Yeola.
- Yeola Urdu Girls High School, Yeola
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- "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.