Buldhana

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This article is about the city. For the district of which it is the headquarters, see Buldhana district.
Buldhana district
बुलढाणा जिल्हा
District of Maharashtra
Location of Buldhana district in Maharashtra
Location of Buldhana district in Maharashtra
Country India
State Maharashtra
Administrative division Amravati Division
Headquarters Buldhana
Tehsils Buldhana, Chikhli, Deulgaon Raja, Khamgaon, Shegaon, Malkapur, Motala, Nandura, Mehkar, Lonar, Sindkhed Raja, Jalgaon Jamod, Sangrampur
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies Buldhana (MH-5), Raver (MH-4)( shared with Jalgaon district ) [1]
 • Assembly seats Malkapur, Buldhana, Chikhli, Sindkhed Raja, Mehkar, Khamgaon, Jalgaon Jamod
Area
 • Total 9,640 km2 (3,720 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 67,431
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy 82.09%
 • Sex ratio 928
Major highways NH-6
Website Official website

Buldhana is the district headquarters and a Municipal Council in the Buldhana District of Amravati division in the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is situated at the westernmost border of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra and is 500 km from the state capital, Mumbai.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Buldana city had a population of 67,431. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.Buldana has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 82% and female literacy of 72%. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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Coordinates: 20°31′58″N 76°10′58″E / 20.53278°N 76.18278°E / 20.53278; 76.18278