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For the lake in Pakistan, see Lake Manchar.
Manchar is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°00′N 73°56′E / 19.0°N 73.93°E / 19.0; 73.93Coordinates: 19°00′N 73°56′E / 19.0°N 73.93°E / 19.0; 73.93
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Elevation 682 m (2,238 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,876
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH 14

Manchar is a census town in Ambegaon taluka of Pune district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.


Manchar is located at 19°00′N 73°56′E / 19.0°N 73.93°E / 19.0; 73.93.[1] It has an average elevation of 682 metres (2237 feet).


Manchar (Taluka–Ambegaon, Dist Pune) is a market place on Pune -Nasik Road and Pune Bhimashankar( Near Ghodegaon) Road.


Manchar is a Census Town city in district of Pune, Maharashtra. The Manchar Census Town has population of 18,876 of which 9,643 are males while 9,233 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2285 which is 12.11 % of total population of Manchar (CT). In Manchar Census Town, Female Sex Ratio is of 957 against state average of 929. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Manchar is around 941 compared to Maharashtra state average of 894. Literacy rate of Manchar city is 89.66 % higher than state average of 82.34 %. In Manchar, Male literacy is around 93.27 % while female literacy rate is 85.91 %.

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 6.27 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 5.35 % of total population in Manchar (CT).

Out of total population, 7,537 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,312 were males while 2,225 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 7537 working population, 95.37 % were engaged in Main Work while 4.63 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Manchar Census Town has total administration over 4,227 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

This town was under control of Sardar Holkar (Indore, M.P.) Till today there is an old building constructed with clay and calcium, called as Holkar-wada near Kazipura. The Shriram temple near Weekly Bazaar place, was constructed by Sardar Holkar, and Shaligram (Kulkarni) family of Manchar was appointed by Sardar Holkar for daily Puja and attendance. The Indore state was sending a yearly grant for the temple till c. 1960 . There is a trust of this temple. The Shaligram( Kulkarni) family is staying since 1350. The first person of this family was Shri. Keshav alias Shri. Gangadharpant. Now majority of these families have shifted to Pune. The place has ancient references. The horse of Babhruvahan, Tapaneshwar Temple and nearby well dug by Pandvas, are some of the ancient proofs. In the ancient time Manchar was on the commercial (high)way of Paithan to Junnar. For the travelers on this road, a drinking water well was constructed by a prominent person Shri, Ladideo of Manchar in 1344. These remarks are still appearing on a Sheela-Lekh carved on walls of (present) sweeming-well [ Pohonyaachi Baarav] in weekly market area. Manchar is a market place. Due to nearness of Pune, Mumbai the place has agricultural, commercial, and industrial importance.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Manchar
  2. ^ "Foreca". Foreca. 

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