Javkhede

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Javkhede
village
Javkhede is located in Maharashtra
Javkhede
Javkhede
Javkhede is located in India
Javkhede
Javkhede
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°2′N 74°54′E / 21.033°N 74.900°E / 21.033; 74.900Coordinates: 21°2′N 74°54′E / 21.033°N 74.900°E / 21.033; 74.900
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Jalgaon
Government
 • Body Gram Panchayat
Elevation 217 m (712 ft)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Amalner
Lok Sabha constituency Jalgaon
Vidhan Sabha constituency Amalner
Civic agency Gram Panchayat

Javkhede is a village in Jalgaon district, tehsil Amalner in state of Maharashtra, India. Population of Javkhede is about 5,000.

It is situated on banks of a nullah. It lies on Border of Dhule and Jalgaon districts and located between villages Mohadi and Vavade.

Majority of people speak Ahirani language (a dialect of Marathi). Most of the people in this village are farmers. The popular crops are cotton, Bajra, wheat, groundnut etc. Javkhede was awarded Adarsh gaon (Ideal village) on national level by a trust headed by noted social activist Anna Hazare for work on irrigation and water conservation.

Javkhede is famous for Gaadipeeth of Dutta (a Hindu God). The biggest festival of this village is Datta Jayanti. On this Day a religious procession is held in the village. A lot of Devotees come to pray on this occasion.

Geography[edit]

Javkhede is located at .[1] It has average elevation of 217 metres (712 feet).

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