Jalgaon District

Jalgaon District

Area11,765 km²
Population density313/km² (2001)
Literacy67% (2001)
Urbanization28.59% (2001)

Jalgaon District (जळगाव) is a district of Maharashtra. It was formerly known as East Khandesh District. It has an area of 11,765 km², and a population of 3,682,690 (2001 census) of which 28.59% were urban. [http://www.censusindiamaps.net/page/India_WhizMap/IndiaMap.htm]

It is bounded by Madhya Pradesh state on the north, and by the districts of Buldhana to the east, Jalna on the southeast, Aurangabad on the south, Nashik on the southwest, and Dhule on the west.




Major crops produced in this district are banana, cotton, wheat, millet, lime, groundnut and sugarcane.


*Jain Irrigation Systems is a multinational company, manufacturer of Irrigation, Pipe, Plastic Sheet, Solar Energy Systems.
*Supreme Pipes Ltd.is one of the important industry in Jalgaon having branches in India.
* Raymond
* Emco Transformers
* Dal mills
* Marico Industries


The district consists 15 talukas (tahsils). These are Jalgaon, Jamner, Erandol, Dharangaon, Bhusawal, Bodwad, Yawal, Raver, Muktainagar, Amalner, Chopda, Parola, Pachora, Chalisgaon and Bhadgaon. The Jalgaon city is the administrative headquarters of this district. There are 12 Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district. They are Chalisgaon (SC), Parola, Amalner, Chopda, Erandol, Jalgaon, Pachora, Jamner, Bhusaval, Yaval, Raver and Edlabad. Erandol and Jalgaon are the two Lok Sabha constituencies of the district.

Notable personalities

* Mr.Haribhau Jawale
* Aryabhatt
* Bahinabai Chaudhari
* Azim Premji
* Keki Moos
* Balkavi Thombre
* Arun Shripat Narkhede
* Madhukarrao Chaudhari
* Sane Guruji
* Pratibha Patil
* Eknath Khadse
* Suresh Jain
* Bhawarlal Jain
* Rajmal Lakhichand
* Ratanlal C Bafana
* Dr. Gurumukh Jagwani
* Rani Lakshmibai
* Prahladrao Eknathrao Patil
* Ajit Patil

Places of interest

In the district include AsodaAdavad, Amalner, Bhusawal, Changdev, Kapileshwar Pal & Yawal,Padmalaya, Patanadevi, , Unapdev, and .

Ajanta Caves are only 50 km from Jalgaon.

The famous photographer and connessieur, Sanjoy Bannerjee, the world famous Vedic mathematician Arya Bhatt belongs to Jalgaon District. It is also a karmabhumi of Sane Guruji and great Marathi poet Balkawi. PRESIDENT of INDIA Pratibhatai Patil, suresh ujjainwal


The major Marathi newspapers published from the Jalgaon city are "Deshdoot", "Deshonnati", "Lokmat" and "Sakal".journalist Harshvardhan Pawar, vijay Rajhans

External links

* [http://jalgaon.gov.in Jalgaon district official website]
* [http://www.shreeparolabalaji.org Shree Parola Balaji]


* [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/16/Jalgaon2.html FallingRain Map - elevation = 557m]

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