|Elevation||323 m (1,060 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Khamgaon is a city in Buldhana District, Maharashtra, India. It has most of the government offices in the district. Khamgaon is the biggest city in the Buldhana district and there have been demands to carve out 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.
Sant Gajanan Maharaj Shegaon, a holy place of the Hindus, is located near khamgaon.
Khamgaon was previously known as Khamkhed. It was the major cotton hub during British time. The city has many old buildings from the British era.
Khamgaon is well connected by NH 6 and Mumbai-Kolkata railway line (Center Railway). The city is served by the Khamgaon railway station, which was built during the British Raj. Khamgaon is located just near Shegaon (17 km from Khamgaon).
As of 2011[update] India census, Khamgaon had a population of 1,88,670. 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%. In Khamgaon, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Marathi is the main language spoken here with hint of varhadi dialect.
- "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.