Rahimatpur

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Rahimatpur
city
Rahimatpur Municipal Council building
Rahimatpur Municipal Council building
Rahimatpur is located in Maharashtra
Rahimatpur
Rahimatpur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°35′34″N 74°12′09″E / 17.592758°N 74.2023763°E / 17.592758; 74.2023763Coordinates: 17°35′34″N 74°12′09″E / 17.592758°N 74.2023763°E / 17.592758; 74.2023763
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Satara
Elevation 657 m (2,156 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,500
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 415511
Website www.rahimatpurmunicipalcouncil.org

Rahimatpur is a city and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography[edit]

Rahimatpur has an average elevation of 657 metres (2155 feet).[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Rahimatpur had a population of 25,539. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Rahimatpur has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 67%. In Rahimatpur, 12% of the population is under 1 years of age.

Administration[edit]

Rahimatpur municipal council was established in 1853. It is the 2nd oldest municipal council in India.[citation needed]

Culture[edit]

Rahimatpur is the place of birth of the famous marathi playwright Vasant Kanetkar who wrote the Marathi play "Raigadaala Jevha Jaag Yete". Marathi poet Kavi Girish was his father.Actress Jyoti Subhash also belongs to rahimatpur.

Education[edit]

"Shankarrao Mohite Patil Mahavidhyalaya Rahimatpur" "Jr. College Of Education D.Ed college Rahimatpur" "Jr.College of Science, Arts,Commerce Rahimatpur." "Adarsh Vidyalaya, Rahimatpur" "Computer World Rahimatpur.(SUNIL KORE)" "VG Paranjape Vidhyalaya Rahimatpur" "Rosary School Rahimatpur" "Kanya Prashala Rahimatpur" "Vasantdada patil Vidyalaya Rahimatpur" and four govt. Primary schools(like jilha parishad schools). "Padm.."

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rahimatpur
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.