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Khamgaon is a city in Buldhana District, Maharashtra, India. Khamgaon is the largest city in the Buldhana district and most of the government offices are in the district. There have been demands to create a separate Khamgaon district from the Buldana district. The proposed Khamgaon District would comprise Khamgaon, Shegaon, Sangrampur (Sonala), Jagaon (Jamod), Malkapur, Nandura and Motala tehsils.
Khamgaon was a major cotton hub during the British colonialist era. The city still has many old buildings from that time period. Sant Gajanan Maharaj Shegaon, a holy place for the Hindus, is located about 17 km northeast from Khamgaon.
Khamgaon is well connected by the NH 6 and Central Railway Mumbai-Kolkata railway line. The city is served by the Khamgaon railway station, which was built during the British Raj. Khamgaon is located near Shegaon (17 km from Khamgaon). In addition, Khamgaon Jalna railway line has been sanctioned by railway minister in 2016.
Khamgaon is easily accessible through rails and roads. Daily rail travel is available from Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Jalgaon, Dhule, Amravati, Surat, Ahmadabad, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad.
As of 2011[update] India census, Khamgaon had a population of 88,687. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khamgaon has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Marathi with hint of varhadi dialect is the main language spoken in Khamgaon.
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