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 Munciple Council
Population (2011)
 • Total 54,493
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.

It is near the point where Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka boundaries meet. The Andhra Pradesh - Maharashtra state boundary is merely one and half a kilometer away from the town center and Karnataka state boundary is around 20 km. The town is situated on the banks of the river Lendi. Deglur has been well known as a market place from ancient years. Main occupation of most of the population here is agriculture (Farming) in which they mostly grow Sugarcane, Cotton , Grains , Bananas. It is known for its Cloth Market, Gold Jewellary and Agricultural product. 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 had a population of 54,493. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Deglur has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 55%. In Deglur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. In Degur city usually three languages are spoken, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu due the borders of the states respectively.

Attractions[edit]

In the Degloor region there is place called 'Hottal' where you will find Hemadpanthi temple, which is tourist attraction. In city there is Dhundamaharaj's Math which is very famous. Tadkhel (6 km from Degloor on North-west side) is famous for ancient temple of God Shiva which is made up of big stones, temple has old script written on big stone very systematically which gives information about this area in ancient period, which is mentioned in Indian Ancient History and another temple of Jagdamba Devi which is next branch of Chandrapur's Jagdamba Devi Temple.

Schools in Degloor City[edit]

Zilla Parishad School, Sadhana High School, Golwalkar Guruji Vidyalaya, Kanya Shala, Manavya Vikas School, Dnyan Saraswati English school, Chhatrapati Shivaji English Medium School, Moulana Azad Urdu School.

Colleges in Degloor City[edit]

Degloor College Degloor, Chatrapati Shivaji College, Vai. Dhunda Maharaj College, Tulja Bhavani DTed College. 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 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.