Tumsar

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This article is about the municipality in Maharashtra, India. For its under district, see Bhandara District.
Tumsar
तुमसर
city
Tumsar is located in Maharashtra
Tumsar
Tumsar
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°22′50″N 79°44′50″E / 21.38056°N 79.74722°E / 21.38056; 79.74722Coordinates: 21°22′50″N 79°44′50″E / 21.38056°N 79.74722°E / 21.38056; 79.74722
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Bhandara
Government
 • MLA Charan Waghmare
Elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Population (2011)[1][2]
 • Total Town of Tumsar: 42,021
Taluka of Tumsar: 213,843
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 441912
Telephone code 91-7183
Vehicle registration MH36
CSC Tumsar

Tumsar is a town in the Bhandara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Tumsar is a city and municipal council in Bhandara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city's name comes from a fish, "tum", that was discovered in the area.

Tumsar is approximately 6 km from the Wainganga River, 30 km from Bhandara, 95 km From Nagpur, 65 km from Gondia and 300 km from Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh). It is 700 km from Bhopal, 920 km from Delhi, 1000 km from Kolkata and 980 km from Mumbai and Indore.The town has several lakes. Tumsar once had a severe drinking water crisis, but later drinking water from the Vainganga was directed to the town.

Languages Spoken[edit]

  • Marathi [मराठी] is the official and most spoken language. Hindi is also spoken.

Road Transportation[edit]

Tumsar is directly connected to Nagpur and Raipur by Private and Government Bus Services. It is one of division of MSRTC.It has also a very good connectivity with neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.

Rail Transportation[edit]

Tumsar Road railway station [3] serves Bhandara City and its outgrowth. It is directly connected to state capital Mumbai and Kolkata by Indian Railway. Tumsar is connected to both Raipur and Nagpur for rail transportation. Tumsar Road railway station, is one of the busiest in India. Tumsar Road railway station, 5 km away from the town on the Howrah–Nagpur–Mumbai line. Two trains connect Nagpur with Tumsar, running 3-4 days a week.[4]

Air Transportation[edit]

There is no air transportation in Tumsar . The nearest airport is at Nagpur which is 90 km from Bhandara.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Tumsar had a population of 42,021 people in 8,462 households,[1] while the population of the surrounding taluka was 213,843 people in 44,191 households.[2]

Climate[edit]

The weather is very well balanced[5] in all seasons excluding summer, temperatures in summers as high as 48 degrees Celsius and in winters as cool as 12 degrees Celsius.

Climate data for Tumsar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.6
(81.7)
31.1
(88)
35.2
(95.4)
39.0
(102.2)
48.1
(118.6)
38.1
(100.6)
30.5
(86.9)
29.9
(85.8)
30.8
(87.4)
31.0
(87.8)
29.3
(84.7)
27.9
(82.2)
33.21
(91.78)
Average low °C (°F) 13.3
(55.9)
15.4
(59.7)
19.6
(67.3)
24.6
(76.3)
28.9
(84)
27.4
(81.3)
24.3
(75.7)
24.1
(75.4)
23.9
(75)
21.2
(70.2)
15.2
(59.4)
12.9
(55.2)
20.9
(69.62)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 11.9
(0.469)
34.8
(1.37)
17.0
(0.669)
17.3
(0.681)
15.5
(0.61)
215.1
(8.469)
413.3
(16.272)
387.9
(15.272)
207.3
(8.161)
44.5
(1.752)
15.5
(0.61)
8.1
(0.319)
1,388.2
(54.654)
Source: AccuWeather

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b View Population Details. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Accessed July 2016.
  2. ^ a b Sub-District Details. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Accessed July 2016.
  3. ^ "TUMSAR ROAD Railway Station | TUMSAR ROAD Railway Station Time table| TUMSAR ROAD Railway Station code". www.onefivenine.com. Retrieved 2017-02-18. 
  4. ^ "Trains recently added to the Site". India Rail Info. Retrieved 2016-06-29. 
  5. ^ "Tumsar, Maharashtra Hourly Weather | Weather forecast Tumsar". weather-india.in. Retrieved 2017-02-18.