Adavad

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Adavad
village
Adavad is located in Maharashtra
Adavad
Adavad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°13′N 75°27′E / 21.217°N 75.450°E / 21.217; 75.450Coordinates: 21°13′N 75°27′E / 21.217°N 75.450°E / 21.217; 75.450
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
Area
 • Total 4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,687[1]
Languages
 • Marathi (official) Urdu, Hindi, Marvari, Ahirani, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 02586
Vehicle registration MH-19
Nearest city Chopda

Adavad is a village in the Chopada tehsil of Jalgaon district, Maharashtra, India.[2] Adawad is situated at base of the Satpuda Hills.

Just 3 km to the north west of Adavad is Unapdev which is famous for its hot water spring. This hot water spring emerges from a "Gomukh" - mouth of the Cow. Folklore has it that Lord Rama had shot an arrow which caused the spring to emerge while he was passing through in his years of vanvas (forest exile). Unapdev is also best known as a picnic spot in Jalgaon district. It is one of the entry points for trekking in the Satpuda hills.

Adawad is the central market for nearby 20 villages. It is situated on SH-4 highway (Ankleshwar-Bharhanpur), and is connected by MSRTC to destinations including Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Bharanpur, Surat, Dhule, Nandurbar, Raver, Yawal, and Shirpur.

Adawad's economy is mainly agricultural, with crops including onion, banana, brinjal, tomato, chilli , ladies' fingers, and papaya. Cotton is also cultivated.

The nearest rivers- include the river Tapi (5 kilometres (3.1 mi)), and the river Gul (10 kilometres (6.2 mi)). Satpuda Mountain is also nearby.

Banks

  • State Bank Of India
  • Buldhana Urban Bank
  • Bandhan Bank
  • Zilha Bank

Schools and colleges[edit]

  • Nutan Dyan Mandir (N.D.M)
  • Ango Urdu High School
  • Nutan Primary English Medium School
  • ZP Urdu Boys & Girls School
  • ZP Marathi Boys & Girls School
  • N.D M Jr. College Of Arts
  • Anglo Urdu Jr. College
  • Agriculture Polytechnic College
  • Royal Urdu-English Medium School
  • S.P.D English Medium School
  • sarvajanik vidyalay adawad

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