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Buldhana is located in India
Location in Maharashtra, India
Buldhana is located in Maharashtra
Buldhana (Maharashtra)
Coordinates: 20°31′58″N 76°10′58″E / 20.53278°N 76.18278°E / 20.53278; 76.18278
Country India
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyBuldhana Municipal Council
 • Total67,431
 • Density268/km2 (690/sq mi)
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMH 28

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]


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.


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


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.


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]


  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.