Aundha Nagnath

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Aundha Nagnath
औन्ढा नागनाथ
Aundha
town
Aundha Nagnath Temple
Aundha Nagnath is located in Maharashtra
Aundha Nagnath
Aundha Nagnath
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°32′04″N 77°02′22″E / 19.534554°N 77.039566°E / 19.534554; 77.039566Coordinates: 19°32′04″N 77°02′22″E / 19.534554°N 77.039566°E / 19.534554; 77.039566
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Hingoli
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,801[1]
Demonym(s) Aundhekar
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH 38
Nearest city Hingoli(26km), Parbhani(45km)
Lok Sabha constituency Hingoli

Aundha Naganath is a town and a tehsil in Basmat Subdivision of Hingoli district in Marathwada region of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

The town is known for Aundha Nagnath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, and also one of the prominent Twelve Jyotirlingas in India.[3] A pilgrim centre of great significance, since it is considered to be the eight (aadya) of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country.

Demography[edit]

  • As per 2011 census, Aundha has total 2744 families residing. The town has population of 14801 of which 7515 were males while 7286 were females.[1]
  • Average Sex Ratio of town was 970 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929.[1]
  • Literacy rate of town was 82.33% compared to 82.34% of Maharashtra. Male literacy stands at 89.45% while female literacy rate was 74.98%.[1]
  • Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.57% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.70% of total population.[1]

Transportation[edit]

  • By Air : Aurangabad, 210 km is a convenient airport.
  • By Rail : Chondi, 21 km. is the convenient railhead, Mumbai - Chondi, 614 km., Hingoli 25 km
  • By Road: Mumbai-Aundha, 579 km, Nagpur-Aundha, 359 km, Aurangabad - Aundha, 210 km, Parbhani - Aundha, 50 km. State Transport buses ply from Nanded, Parbhani, Chondi,Hingoli to Aundha.

Government and Administration[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Aundha Naganath Demography". Census 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Aundha Naganath". OneFiveNine. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Jyotirlinga Aundha Nagnath". 
  4. ^ "Basmath (Maharashtra) Election Results 2014, Current and Previous MLA". Elections.in. 2015-02-17. Retrieved 2015-08-30. 
  5. ^ "Hingoli(Maharashtra) Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 with Sitting MP and Party Name". Elections.in. Retrieved 2015-08-30.