Gangapur, Maharashtra

Gangapur is a town and a municipal council in Aurangabad district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Gangapur
Town
Gangapur is located in Maharashtra
Gangapur
Gangapur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°41′57″N 75°00′31″E / 19.6991°N 75.0086°E / 19.6991; 75.0086Coordinates: 19°41′57″N 75°00′31″E / 19.6991°N 75.0086°E / 19.6991; 75.0086
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictAurangabad
Population
 (2001)
 • Total25,053
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MH
Vehicle registrationMH-20
Websitemaharashtra.gov.in

GeographyEdit

Gangapur 19°41′56″N 75°00′00″E / 19.699°N 75.0°E / 19.699; 75.0 is located on west side of Aurangabad-Ahmednagar Highway, 38 km from Aurangabad. Gangapur is Taluka place in Historical District Aurangabad. Gangapur is city of holy Temples, Ancients Lord Narshimha Temple, Vitthal Mandir Ek Mukhi Datta Temple, Rameshwar Temple, Gudhicha Maroti and Baravcha Ganpati Mukteshwar Temple, Mukunda Devi, Manjari Jagdamba Devi Temple, Jamgaon. Also a Gangapur Sugar Factory Located in Jamgaon.Jamgaon is Situated near back water of Jayakwadi so most of the area is irrigated etc.[1] It has an average elevation of 572 metres (1876 feet) Vitthal Asram Jakmatha & Khandoba Mandir (Katkar Vasti Jakmatha)sankateshwar mandir (Newargav)Shivaji Chouk (Gangapur)), Gangapur famous for Lord Dattatreya.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2005 India census,[2] Gangapur had a population of 41,067. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Gangapur has an average literacy rate of 71.2%, higher than the national average of 64.1%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 59%. In Gangapur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religion in Ganagapur CityEdit

Religion in Soegaon Taluka (2011)[3]

  Hinduism (63.42%)
  Islam (30.01%)
  Buddhism (5.07%)
  Jainism (1.02%)
  Christianity (0.37%)
  Sikhism (0.04%)
  Others (0.05%)

Religion in Ganagapur TalukaEdit

Religion in Soegaon Taluka (2011)[4]

  Hinduism (75.61%)
  Islam (15.07%)
  Buddhism (8.16%)
  Jainism (0.57%)
  Christianity (0.23%)
  Sikhism (0.04%)
  Others (0.05%)

EducationEdit

There is St Mary's High School Wahegaon run by St Francis Education Society Aurangabad is very famous and well admired Marathi medium high school and more English medium schools.as well as Marathi medium Schools There is one college having Arts, commerce & science streams up to degree level i.e.SHRI MUKTANAND MAHAVIDYALAYA. The college is reaccredited by NAAC with "A+" grade.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ gangapur is in bhilwara district Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gangapur
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "C-1 Population By Religious Community". Census. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  4. ^ "C-1 Population By Religious Community". Census. Retrieved 10 June 2019.