|Elevation||511 m (1,677 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Rahuri is located at  It has an average elevation of 511 metres (1676 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Rahuri had a population of 34,465. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rahuri has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Rahuri, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rahuri
- "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.
Rahuri is also well known for its Krishi university, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri Sugar Factory and Mula Dam. Nowadays Rahuri is well known for the new agricultural market yard for trading and auction of ONION.
The name of "Rahuri "Town in defined from "Rahu Grah" The Mythological story behind it is ... When there were fighting between "Raakshas" and "God" for the "Amrut". The "Rahu Raakshas" snatches the "Amrut Kalas" and tried to drink "Amrut"... At that time the Neck of the "Rahu Raakshas" was cutted. The face of "Rahu Raakshas" was then dropped in Rahuri town. Rahuri is the town in the world where you will find Rahu Temple.
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