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wakatak (वकाटक) , वैरदाखेट
|Nickname(s): संत्रानगरी , WARUD ORANGE CITY|
|• Type||Nagar Parishad Warud , Warud Municipal Council|
|• Body||Mayor - Municipal Council|
|• Member of Legislative Assembly||Anil Sukhdevrao Bonde (BJP)|
|• MP||Ramdas Tadas (BJP)|
|Elevation||392 m (1,286 ft)|
|• Rank||3rd in district|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||MH-27 (Amravati)|
Warud has a population count of 131,005 (2001 census). The current population is higher (1,47,817, according to a 2006 estimate). Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Warud has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 74%. In Warud, 12% of the population is under 6. Warud is a Tehsil/Block in the Amravati District of Maharashtra. According to Census 2011 information the sub-district code of Warud block is 04007. There are about 136 villages in Warud block, which you can browse from villages list below.
Warud City is situated on the bank of river Chudamani. In ancient days it was a saying that Chudamani is the holy river containing milk flow. A religious Lord Shiva Temple is situated by the side of river Chudamani and now this temple is well known as Kedareshwar Temple. Warud makes the border between the state Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. The north side of Warud is surrounded by Satpuda Hill Ranges.This Satpuda hills separates Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The weather in Warud is very cool in winter as well as it is very hot in summer. Warud is one of the most earning place in Amravati district of Maharashtra. Soil here is black and most suitable for cotton and oranges. It is full of orange orchards called as "Santra Bagicha".
Warud Panchayat Samiti
There are 10 panchayat samiti circles in Warud Panchayat Samiti are as follows:
- Rajura bajar
Shendurjana Ghat, Warud and Morshi are three Nagar Palikas included in one Vidhansabha Matadarsangha (Morshi-Warud Constituency). Only constituency in Maharashtra including three Nagar Palika.
Warud Municipal Council is under the co-governance of BJP.
Warud is one of the important town in Amravati district as it is nearly equidistant from Amravati (85 km), Nagpur (105 km), Wardha (110 km) and Betul (90 km). Due to which there is fast development in Warud.Warud is the third largest population wise taluka in Amravati District followed by Amravati and Achalpur talukas.
""43-- Morshi-Warud constituency"" ""Shendurjana Ghat, Warud and Morshi are three Nagar Palikas included in one Vidhansabha Matadarsangha (Morshi-Warud Constituency). Only constituency in Maharashtra including three Nagar Palika.""
"""There are several no.of Hospitals are present in city. They provides good medical facilities to Warud citizens and warud taluka people.People living in nearby 50 km region prefers Warud's hospitals and doctors for their treatment. Warud city has almost 25-30 corporate or private hospitals and 2 government hospitals in city as well as 5 government hospitals over Taluka.Some of good hospitals are also present in densely populated villages. But for good medical facilities all people prefer warud's hospitals.
Specialist doctor in their field are also present in warud.Many advance medical instrument are also available in warud. If there is serious cases then patients are transferred to Amravati or Nagpur for the betterment of patients."""
Amravati Narkhed railway route is ready on January 2014 .Railways are now available to travel from Narkhed to Bhusaval. Warud's railway station has given the name " WARUD ORANGE CITY " as because it is the biggest exporter of oranges from all over the India .
The railway station is 3 km from the centre of the Warud city.
Now this Amravati - Chandur Bajar - Morshi - Warud Orange City - Narkher railway track is electrified.
There is Warud 'bussthanak' of Maharashtra State Transport (S.T. Bus) in Warud city.It has better connectivity with neighboring districts.Buses for neighboring state Madhya Pradesh are also available in much proportion.
There are several private transport services are also available.
Shendurjana Ghat, Isambri-Bahada and Tembhurkheda are the main exporters of oranges in Warud taluka.Oranges are exported to foreign countries from Warud.
Warud has an agricultural-based economy. Warud also known as 'California of Vidharbha'.for world class quality orange. The orchards of the town are, noted for their growth of fine & world-famous oranges.Warud is recently developing as good trade center as there is no bigger town around Warud. People from around 100 nearby villages daily visit Warud for one or the other reason. Business in city is well dominated by farmer community.
- "Lok Sabha". Retrieved 27 July 2015.
- 2006 population estimate
||Pattan, Multai(Madhya Pradesh State)||Pandhurna (Madhya Pradesh State)|
|Morshi, Amravati||Talegaon, Arvi(Wardha district)||Katol (Nagpur district)|