Lakhni

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Lakhni
city
Lakhni is located in Maharashtra
Lakhni
Lakhni
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°24′N 79°29′E / 21.4°N 79.49°E / 21.4; 79.49Coordinates: 21°24′N 79°29′E / 21.4°N 79.49°E / 21.4; 79.49
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Bhandara
Elevation 268 m (879 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 441804
Telephone code 07186
Vehicle registration MH36

Lakhni is a town, a tehsil in Bhandara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Lakhni is educational center for the nearby area. there are number of schools and colleges in lakhni. Samarth Vidyalaya, Zansi Rani kanya vidyalaya, Universal English Medium School and Gandhi Vidyalaya are important schools in Lakhni. N.P.Waghaye Sainiki vidyalaya,Lakhni is only military school in bhandara district, situated at Kesalwada/Wagh near Lakhni. Samarth Mahavidyalaya, Lt. N.P.W. college and Vidarbha college are important colleges in Lakhni town. The town market 'Sindhi Line' is famous for Shopping. There are several banks situated in Lakhni such as Bank of India,State Bank of India,Maharashtra bank,Bhandara district Urban Bank. The Oxygen park' garden which is near to the south west side of famous lake of the town.Also the goddess 'Datta temple' is famous in the Vidharbha region.

It comes under Sakoli sub-division of Bhandara district.

Geography[edit]

Sakoli is located at 21°24′N 79°29′E / 21.4°N 79.49°E / 21.4; 79.49.[1] It has an average elevation of 268 metres (882 feet).

It is located on Hajira - Kolkatta National Highway 6. Nearest railway station Bhandara Road is 33 km away from town. Nearest airport: Nagpur airport is 90 km and Raipur airport is 200 km away from town.

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