Umarga

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Umarga
उमरगा
town
Umarga is located in Maharashtra
Umarga
Umarga
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°50′24″N 76°37′18″E / 17.84000°N 76.62167°E / 17.84000; 76.62167Coordinates: 17°50′24″N 76°37′18″E / 17.84000°N 76.62167°E / 17.84000; 76.62167
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Osmanabad
Government
 • Type state government and central government
Elevation 572 m (1,877 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 35,477
Languages
 • Official Marathi, Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Osmanabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Umarga[2]
Website Npomerga.org.in

Umarga is an important town with a municipal council in the Osmanabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography[edit]

The town of Umarga is situated on National Highway 9 (Pune to Hyderabad). It is located 85 km by road east of the city of Solapur, 95 km by road from the district capital of Osmanabad, and 20 km west of the Karnataka-Maharashtra State boundary. The nearest towns are Turori, Is locate 8 km (east west from NH9 Umarga), Diggi (17 km), Madaj (16 km by road to the southwest), and Murum. is best village of Osmanabad district Ħ which is 26 km by road to the east on NH-9. The town of Umarga has an elevation of 572 metres (1876 feet). Google map="https://www.google.co.in/maps/place/Omerga"

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, the town of Umarga had a population of 35,609.[3] Other language spoken is Kannada.[4][5]

Religions in Umarga
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%).

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Agriculture and agriculture related services are the main income source for the people here. There is one sugar factory namely SHRI VITTHALSAI S.S.K. Ltd. (MURUM) and another two factories under construction. Umarga has a MIDC industrial park of 2500 hectares. Umarga has one of the best healthcare services and Health professionals. These services beats even District City of Osmanabad. Healthcare services are not only beneficial for locals but also adjacent Karnataka and Telangana state people.

Religious places[edit]

  • Mahadev Mandir (Shiva Temple): Umarga has a 1000-year-old ancient magnificent "Hemadpanthi" Temple of Lord Shiva. This indicates its roots linked to the Shilahar, Rastrkuta, Chalukya Dynasty.
  • Birudev Temple is on Latur Road. Birudev is worshiped as the god of the Dhangar community.
  • Hanuman Mandir
  • Kala Maruti Mandir: is situated on Hyderabad road
  • Tulja Bhawani Temple and Renuka Mata Temple
  • Sayad Basha Mosque
  • Mahebubsubhani mosque

Religious places in Turori[edit]

  • Achalbet Devastan
  • Kapil Vastu Buddha Vihar
  • Vahya Bandenavaj

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=598261
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies-Post delimitation: Maharashtra: Osmanabad District" (PDF). National Informatics Centre, Government of India. 
  3. ^ "NPR Report: Maharashtra: Osmanabad: Umarga". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011. 
  4. ^ 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
  5. ^ "Kanarese". DSAL The Record News.