Deglur

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Degloor
Ancient Devapur
City
Degloor is located in Maharashtra
Degloor
Degloor
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°32′52″N 77°34′38″E / 18.54778°N 77.57722°E / 18.54778; 77.57722Coordinates: 18°32′52″N 77°34′38″E / 18.54778°N 77.57722°E / 18.54778; 77.57722
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nanded
Government
 • Type Municipal Council
Population (2011)
 • Total 64,493
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 431717
Telephone code 02463
Vehicle registration MH 26

Deglur is a town and a municipal council in Nanded district in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is often written as Degloor in the local area. It is the largest taluka of Nanded. Degloor region has rich socio-cultural history.

Deglur is situated near the point where Telangana, Maharashtra and Karnataka boundaries meet. The Telangana - Maharashtra state boundary is merely one and half a kilometre away from the town centre and Karnataka state boundary is around 20kms. The town is situated on the banks of the river Lendi. Deglur has been well known (Gokul Nagar Degloor ) Ullewar Community as well as a marketplace since ancient years. The main occupation of most of the population here is agriculture (Farming) in which they mostly grow Sugarcane, Cotton, Grains, and Bananas. It is known for its Cloth Market, Gold Jewellery, and Agricultural products. Nearby places are the villages; Taakli on North (Deglur - Nanded State Highway), Kawalgaon on West-South (Deglur - Udgir state highway 168) and Mirzapur on East-South (Deglur - Madnoor state highway 104).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Deglur has a population of 54,493. Males constitute 51% of the population and females constitute 49%. Deglur has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 73% and female literacy rate is 55%. In Degloor, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. In the city Marathi, Urdu, Telugu, and Kannada are commonly spoken.[2][3][4]

Attractions[edit]

In the Degloor region, you will find the Hemadpanthi temple, a place named 'Hottal' which in recent years is becoming a better know tourist attraction. In the city of Deglur, there is Dhundamaharaj's Math which is a popular local attraction. Tadkhel (6  km from Degloor on North-west side) is famous for ancient temple of the Hindu God Shiva. The temple has old script written on a large stone, which gives information about this region in ancient times, the grandness of this is the reason most tourist visit the area.

Schools in Degloor City[edit]

Zilla Parishad School, Sadhana High School, Golwalkar Guruji Vidyalaya, Kanya Shala, Manavya Vikas Vidhyalaya, Dnyan Saraswati English School, Saraswati Vidyalayam English Medium School, Chhatrapati Shivaji English Medium School, Moulana Azad Urdu School, Savitribai Phule High School, Faiz English School, Houston Kids International School, Karadkhed

Colleges in Degloor City[edit]

The Degloor College, Degloor, Chatrapati Shivaji College, Vai, Dhunda Maharaj College, Tulja Bhavani DTed College The Degloor College has given many scholars to our nation.

Banks in Degloor City[edit]

State Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Gramin Bank, State Bank of Hyderabad, Pusad Urban Co-op Bank, Udgir Urban Co-op Bank, Axis Bank and few other District level banks.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Kanarese". DSAL The Record News. 
  3. ^ The Dynasties of the Kanarese Districts of the Bombay Presidency"(1894) J.F.Fleet, Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency (Vol-1, Part-II, Book-III) ISBN 81-206-0277-3
  4. ^ Dikshit, K. R. (1986). "Maharashtra in Maps" (PDF). MSBLC Maharshtra government. Maharashtra State Board for Literature and Culture.