Murum, Osmanabad

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Murum
Moram
town
Murum is located in Maharashtra
Murum
Murum
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°47′16″N 76°28′12″E / 17.78778°N 76.47000°E / 17.78778; 76.47000Coordinates: 17°47′16″N 76°28′12″E / 17.78778°N 76.47000°E / 17.78778; 76.47000
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Osmanabad
Tahsil Umarga
Elevation 548 m (1,798 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,472
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Murum is a town with a municipal council in Osmanabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is 9 km away from National Highway 9, and

Geography[edit]

It has an average elevation of 548 metres (1797 feet).

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Murum had a population of 18,472.[1] Kannada, the native language of the town is spoken along with the official language Marathi.[2][3]

Religions in Murum
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
66%
Muslims
  
19%
Buddhists
  
10.6%
Christians
  
0.4%
Jains
  
3.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Education[edit]

The town has two colleges, Shree Madhavrao Patil College and a junior college.

There are two zilla parishad and four other schools: partibha niketan vidhyalya, nutan school, shantiniketan school. one of the special primary school in bhimnager murum that is zilla parishad special primary school murum

Economy[edit]

Town has a sugar factory named Vitthal Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana which provides employment to people. Town has a main market place, the villagers from neighbouring places comes to Murum for shopping and hospitals. The main occupation of people is farming and business related to them. Much of the land is non-irrigated. Also it is an important political and financial centre for the district. There is a good market for agricultural products.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPR Report: Maharashtra: Osmanabad: Umarga". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. 
  2. ^ The Dynasties of the Kanarese Districts of the Bombay Presidency (1894) J.F. Fleet, Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency (Vol-1, Part-II, Book-III) ISBN 81-206-0277-3
  3. ^ "Kanarese". DSAL The Record News.