Lasalgaon

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Lasalgaon
city
Lasalgaon is located in Maharashtra
Lasalgaon
Lasalgaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°09′N 74°14′E / 20.15°N 74.24°E / 20.15; 74.24Coordinates: 20°09′N 74°14′E / 20.15°N 74.24°E / 20.15; 74.24
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nashik
Government
 • Type Grampanchayat
Elevation 581 m (1,906 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,525
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 422306
Vehicle registration MH 15

Lasalgaon is a census town in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography[edit]

Lasalgaon is located at 20°09′N 74°14′E / 20.15°N 74.23°E / 20.15; 74.23.[1] It has an average elevation of 581 metres (1906 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Lasalgaon had a population of 12,525. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Lasalgaon has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 72%. In Lasalgaon, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Onion Market[edit]

Lasalgaon is Asia's No. 1[peacock term] Onion Market [citation needed]. Coordinates: 20° 8'27.74"N, 74°13'24.44"E. The onions from Lasalgaon Market are transported to many places in India and exported to many countries in the world[citation needed].Bhaba Atomic Research Center (BARC) processes onions to keep them fresh for a long time. Lasalgaon is famous for Wine Grapes[citation needed]. Vinchur, which is about 5 km from Lasalgaon, is also known as "Wine Manufacturing city"[citation needed]. National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation Lasalgaon ( NHRDF ) developed varieties of Onion and Garlic in its center. The NHRDF under its development program produces and distributes quality seed of Onion and Garlic to the farmers as a service[citation needed].


Lasalgaon is also famous for Ahilyadevi Holkar's fort located in the center of the city built in the 17th century.

Lasalgaon railway station is available for the transportation of daily commuters, businessmen and many others towards Nashik, Mumbai and Manmad.

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