Ashta, Maharashtra

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Ashta
आष्टा
city
Nickname(s): सव्वालाखी आष्टा
Ashta is located in Maharashtra
Ashta
Ashta
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°57′N 74°24′E / 16.95°N 74.4°E / 16.95; 74.4Coordinates: 16°57′N 74°24′E / 16.95°N 74.4°E / 16.95; 74.4
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Sangli
Elevation 567 m (1,860 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 37,105
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
Vehicle registration MH-10
Website maharashtra.gov.in

Ashta is a city and a municipal council in Sangli district in the state of Maharashtra, India And it is the oldest municipal in maharashtra. The name "Ashta" is due to Lord Raam established eight (Asht) Lord Mahadev temples in this area.

Geography[edit]

Ashta is located at 16°57′N 74°24′E / 16.95°N 74.4°E / 16.95; 74.4.[1] It has an average elevation of 567 metres (1860 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Ashta had a population of 37105. Male constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Ashta
  2. ^ "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.