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Introduction

Jalgaon is a city in western India, in northern Maharashtra state, Jalgaon District on the northern Deccan Plateau. Located within the productive, irrigated agricultural region of Kandesh, Jalgaon is a significant collection and distribution center of agricultural goods. The leading products are Jowar and raw Cotton; the region's rich volcanic soil is particularly well-suited to cotton production. Jalgaon is an important center for cotton-textile and vegetable-oil mills, particularly Groundnut-oil and hydrogenation plants. Jalgaon is also well known for Bananas production.

Area 68.8 sq km
Altitude 169 metres above sea level
Temperature Summer-21.0 C-46.0 C Winter-10.0 C-32.0 C
Language Marathi, Ahirani, Hindi, and English
STD Code 0257
Rainfall 690.2 mm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Jalgaon MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :- Nearest airport is at Aurangabad (151 km); Airports at Pune (377 km) and Mumbai (425 km) are other nearby ones.
  2. Rail:-Connected by rail, with a station at Jalgaon (important broad gauge route and a narrow gauge line). Connected to Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Calcutta, Surat too by rail.
  3. Road:-State highways and roads link district headquarters at Jalgaon to all 15 tahsils and towns. National highway (No 6) passes through Jalgaon.

Places to Visit

Ajanta Caves Ellora Omkareshwar Temple Kusumba Goshala

Excursion

Shirsoli Lake Patnadevi Temple Suki Dam Langda Amba
Kusumba Goshala Unapdev Rameshwaram  

Accommodation

Hotel Cozy Cottage Hotel Amar Prem Hotel Dream Land