Kalamb, Osmanabad

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Kalamb
Kallam
town
Kalamb is located in Maharashtra
Kalamb
Kalamb
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°34′27″N 76°01′18″E / 18.57417°N 76.02167°E / 18.57417; 76.02167Coordinates: 18°34′27″N 76°01′18″E / 18.57417°N 76.02167°E / 18.57417; 76.02167
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Osmanabad
Elevation 628 m (2,060 ft)
Population (2011)http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=633367
 • Total 217,687
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 413507
Telephone code 02473
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
Vehicle registration MH25
Website maharashtra.gov.in

Kalamb (Kallam) is a town with a municipal council in Osmanabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Administratively it is part of and headquarters for the Kalamb Tahsil.

Geography[edit]

Kalamb is located on the right (south) bank of the Manjira River, just west of the Manjira Dam Reservoir. It has an elevation of 647 metres (2,123 ft).

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 India census, Kalamb had a population of 8,35713.[1] Males constituted 52.6% of the population and females 47.4%.[1] Kalamb had an average literacy rate of 73.7%, higher than the national average of 64%: male literacy was 78%, and female literacy was 68%. In 2011 in Kalamb, 13.7% of the population was under 6 years of age.[2]

Politics[edit]

Local MLA is Mr. Ranajagjitsinha Patil, NCP

Economy[edit]

In Kalamb is primarily an agriculture market town, but it has a small textile industry.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census 2011 Population Finder: Maharashtra: Osmanabad: Kalamb: Kalamb". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 
  2. ^ "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.