Buldhana

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Buldhana
City
Nickname(s): 
Bhilthana
Buldhana is located in India
Buldhana
Buldhana
Location in Maharashtra, India
Buldhana is located in Maharashtra
Buldhana
Buldhana
Buldhana (Maharashtra)
Coordinates: 20°31′58″N 76°10′58″E / 20.53278°N 76.18278°E / 20.53278; 76.18278
Country India
StateMaharashtra
RegionVidarbha
DistrictBuldhana
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyBuldhana Municipal Council
Population
(2011)
 • Total67,431
 • Density268/km2 (690/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMH 28
Websitebuldhana.nic.in

Buldhana is the district headquarters and a Municipal Council in the Buldhana District of Amravati division in the Indian State of Maharashtra. Buldhana is the biggest city in the Buldhana district.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 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 at 82% and female literacy at 72%. 13% of the population is under six years of age.

Languages[edit]

The most common language spoken in Buldhana is the Marathi language. Hindi is also spoken by some of the population.[3]

Transport[edit]

The state highway joining two cities Malkapur and Buldhana via Motala. The road ends in a ghat near Buldhana.

Motor bus, jeep, two-wheeler and railway are the popular modes of transport. There is a Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus stand in the city. There are State Transport bus depots at Buldhana, Malkapur, Chikhli, Mehkar, Khamgaon, Shegaon, and Jalgaon-Jamod. Buldhana is connected to National Highway 6 through Malkapur town by NH753A. There is a construction of 4 lane highway between Ajintha-Buldhana(NH753E) begins, which connect the city to the bigger cities like Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Dhule, Nashik, Mumbai

Malkapur is the nearest railway station. A computerised railway reservation facility is available at Buldhana, while manual a reservation facility is available at the city booking office.

The nearest airport is at Aurangabad, which is 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the city.

Economy[edit]

Cotton, sorghum and other cereals, oil seeds, soybean, sunflower, and groundnuts are the predominant crops grown in the district.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Deulghat Fort, deulghat
  • Mahabodhi Buddha Vihara, Dhammagiri
  • Ancient Mahadev Temples, Warwand
  • Jalicha Dev, Jalicha Dev Aka Jaydevwadi, Buldhana Jalna Border
  • Balaji Temple, Vyankatgiri, Buldhana
  • Budhneshwar mahadev Temple, Madh, Buldhana (From this place the river Painganga originates)
  • Temple of Jagadamba Mata, Buldhana
  • Kondhana Jagdamba Utsav Mandal, Buldhana
  • Rajur ghat on Malkapur-Buldhana
  • Girda Anand Sagar
  • Dyanganga wild life sanctuary which is 20 km from Buldana city
  • Sailani Baba dargah ,Sailani
  • Gondhanpur Fort, Gondhanpur, khamgaon
  • Garadgaon Buddha Vihara, Garadgaon, Khamgaon
  • Ancient Temples, Satgaon Bhusari, Chikhali
  • Sakegaon Mahadev Temple, Sakegaon
  • Rohinkhed Jama Masjid, Rohinkhed Motala
  • Divathan,Buldhana
  • Sakharkherda Jama Masjid, Sakharherda, Sindkhed raja
  • Balaji temple, mehkar
  • Balaji temple, Deulgaon Raja
  • Dhotra Nandai Ancient shiva Temples, Dhotra Nandai, Buldhana
  • Mauli

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Election Commission website Archived 6 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed. (2010). "Andh: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 2011-09-28.