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Urban city
Umarkhed is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°36′N 77°42′E / 19.6°N 77.7°E / 19.6; 77.7Coordinates: 19°36′N 77°42′E / 19.6°N 77.7°E / 19.6; 77.7
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Yavatmal
 • Body Municipal Council
Elevation 416 m (1,365 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 47,458
 • Official Marathi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH 29

Umarkhed (उमरखेड) is a Municipal council in Yavatmal district of State of Maharashtra.


Umarkhed is located at 19°36′N 77°42′E / 19.6°N 77.7°E / 19.6; 77.7.[2] It has an average elevation of 416 metres (1364 feet).

Umarkhed is a municipal town near the Painganga river. It is tehsil place. It is situated 110 km from Yavatmal and 72 km from Nanded. Umarkhed falls in Yavatmal district. It is surrounded by mountains and Ghats from three sides and a plane surface on one of its sides. During the monsoon, one can experience real treasure of nature. Sahastrakund Waterfall in Painganga River near Jewali village is 50 km away from Umarkhed. Visitors come here in August, September and October.

The town experiences both hotter summers and colder winters. The temperature rises up to 45 degrees Celsius in the summer, while in the winter it experiences temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees Celsius.


As of 2011 India census,[3] Umarkhed had a population of 47458 . Males constitute 51.13% of the population and females 48.87%. Umarkhed has an average literacy rate of 76.16%, higher than the national average of 61.5%: male literacy is 80.19%, and female literacy is 71.94%. In Umarkhed, 13.71% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Its population in 1961 was 12,647.

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