Ralegaon

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Ralegaon
town
Ralegaon is located in Maharashtra
Ralegaon
Ralegaon
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°25′0″N 78°31′00″E / 20.41667°N 78.51667°E / 20.41667; 78.51667Coordinates: 20°25′0″N 78°31′00″E / 20.41667°N 78.51667°E / 20.41667; 78.51667
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictYavatmal
Government
 • TypeNagar Panchayat
Elevation
248 m (814 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total13,766
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
445402
Telephone code07202
Vehicle registrationMH-29
Nearest cityYavatmal
Lok Sabha constituencyYavatmal-Washim
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRalegon

Ralegaon is Tehsil place town in Yavatmal District of Maharashtra (India). It is located in Vidarbha region of Maharashra. Geographically it is located northwest from Yavatmal. It is located 42 km away from Yavatmal and 21 km away from the Kalamb which is on Nagpur-Yavatmal road. And just 41 km from city Wardha.

This is a border taluka between Yavatmal district and Wardha District.

This town is special in production of cotton and also in soya bean and other pulses. It is also known as the cotton capital of Maharashtra. There are about 10 ginning and pressings in this taluka and one raw oil mill. It also has a S.T. depot.

Formerly this town was part of Pandharkawada Taluka in Yavatmal district and then it became Taluka Place.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Ralegaon had a population of 13,766. Males constitute about 51.23% of the population and females about 48.77%.

This is the taluka headquarters in Yavatmal district and has various saw mills. It also has Ginning and Pressing Mills. H.P industries is the biggest Ginning and pressing mill in ralegaon. it has a production house of 40000 bails per year. It is also one of the adivasi (Scheduled Tribe) tehsil in Maharashtra. MLA seat of this Taluka reserved for Scheduled Tribe community candidate.

Transport[edit]

This town is connected via only State Transport(S.T) bus. S.T. having depot at Ralegaon. Buses for Yavatmal, Amravati, Nagpur, Wardha, Amravati, Chandrapur runs from Ralegaon. Nearest railway station is Wardha & Dhamangaon. Nearest airport is Nagpur.

Languages[edit]

Marathi, Gondi, Banjara are most commonly spoken languages in this Taluka.

Climate[edit]

As per normal vidarbha, this town is also very hot during summer. During Summer temperature from 40 -45 °C and during winter and rainy season maximum up to 30 °C.

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References[edit]

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