Keywords: Yavatmal India
Description: District Map of Yavatmal showing major roads, district boundaries, headquarters, rivers and other towns of Yavatmal, Maharashtra.
Yavatmal district is located in western India in the state of Maharashtra. The district was given to the East India Company in 1853 along with Berar.
Later in 1864 the taluka of Yavatmal were included first into South East Berar district and later Wani district. In 1905 the Yavatmal district was formed. Yavatmal District Map is of great use on tour to the district.
The district is situated in the Wardha Penganga-Wainganga plain. To the north of the district are the Wardha and Amravati districts. To the east is Chandrapur district and to the south are Nanded district and the state of Andhra Pradesh. The districts of Parbhani and Akola also surround Yavatmal.
Yavatmal generally experiences hot and dry summers while moderately cold winters. Temperature is extremely high during the summers. During the summers daily temperature is about 42 degree Celsius. While in the winters, daily temperature is about 13 degree Celsius. Monsoons are humid in the Yavatmal district.
Yavatmal along with Berar is believed to be a part of the kingdom of Vidarbha. In ancient time great dynasties such as the Chalukya, the Rashtrakuta, the Mughal and the Great Maratha ruled over the district of Yavatmal. Later in the year 1853, British East India Company took over Berar. Initially, Yavatmal was part of Madhya Pradesh. However, in the year 1956 District of Yavatmal became a part of the Bombay state. In 1960, when Maharashtra came into existence, Yavatmal District became a part of the Maharashtra state.
The chief rivers of Yavatmal are the Wardha and the Penganga. Both these rivers flow along the border of the District.
Bembala and the Nirgurguda are the main tributaries of the Wardha. While Pus, Arunavati, Adan, Waghadi, Khuni, and Vidarbha are the main tributaries of the Penganga
Yavatmal district is one of the major cotton growing districts in the state. Cotton is an important cash crop here.
There are several small-scale and large scale industries in Yavatmal district a few of them are discussed below.
- Babasaheb Naik College of Engineering
- Gunwantrao Deshmukh College of Education
- Jawaharlal Darda Institute of Engineering & Technology
- Shri Vasantrao Naik Government Medical College
- Manoharrao Nanasaheb Deshmukh Arts & Science College
- Janata Shikshan Prasarak Mandal's Phulsing Naik Mahavidyalaya
There are a number of tourist destinations in the district. Fairs are also held in various parts of the district throughout the year. Some of the places worth a visit are Kalamb, Arni, Wani, Ghatanji and Kaleshwar.
Some of the important fairs held here are Shri Ranganath Swami and Ghanti Baba at Digras and Wani. The town of Ghatanji hosts Maroti Mahraj fair, Wani hosts Mahashivaratri, Kalamb hosts Shir Chintamani fair and Mahur hosts Datta jayanti fair.
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