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|• Type||Municipal corporation|
|• Body||Nagar Palika|
|• Current MLA||Aamdar. Vijayrao Auti|
|• Total||About 25,000|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Nearest city||Takali Dhokeshwar, Supe, Nighoj, Alkuti|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Ahmednagar|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Parner|
Parner, is a historic town in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters town for Parner Taluka. Parner was named after Rishi Parashar, whose son Maharishi Ved Vyas wrote famous epic "Mahabharat".
The town of Parner is located at coordinates 19° 0' 0" North, 74° 26' 0" East, at an altitude of about 790 metres (2,592 ft).
Temples in the town of Parner
Parner is also known as Replica of Kashi ( Parner) for the 12 temples of Lord Shiva. Also some beautiful temples of Shri Ram,Goddess Malganga, Kaalbhairavnath and Lord Hanuman are the worship places of town.
The town has a S.T. Bus Depot.
Nearest railway station is in Ahmednagar, which is about 40 Kilometers away.
Shahajapur has many wind mills and is an energy center in Parner taluka. Supa MIDC is near to parner.
- Senapati Pandurang Mahadev Bapat (November 12, 1880 – November 28, 1967) was revolutionary and Indian freedom fighter. He was born in Parner village.
- Athletics Sports national medal winner Bharat Shrikrishana Gadge born in Parner village.(3 March 1983) is a Indian middle distance runner who competes in the steeplechase. He won the 2000 ITC athletics national championships in Madhya Pradesh and 2000 Junior national in Hisar, Haryana winner titles in the steeplechase.