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Tirora (India)
Coordinates: 21°24′26″N79°55′57″E / 21.4072084°N 79.932575°E / 21.4072084; 79.932575 Coordinates: 21°24′26″N79°55′57″E / 21.4072084°N 79.932575°E / 21.4072084; 79.932575
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State ..Maharashtra Flag(INDIA).png Maharashtra
Region Vidarbha
Division Nagpur
District Gondia
  TypeMunicipal Council
  BodyTirora Municipal Council
  Total22 km2 (8 sq mi)
302 m (991 ft)
  TotalCity :25,181 (2,011)

Taluka :176,254

Gondia  : 2nd
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code07198
Vehicle registration MH-35
Website https://gondia.gov.in/en/tirora-tahsil/

Tirora (also spelled Tiroda) is a city and a municipal council in Gondia district of Maharashtra, India. Adani Power Maharashtra Limited , Tirora is the largest coal based Thermal Power Plant in the state of Maharashtra, India. The plant has a capacity to generate 3300 MW power through its 5 units of 660 MW capacity. [1]



As of 2011 India census, [2] Tirora had a population of 25,181. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Tirora has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 67%. In Tirora, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

YearMaleFemaleTotal PopulationChangeReligion (%)
HinduMuslimChristianSikhsBuddhistJainOther religions and persuasionsReligion not stated
2001 [3] 113941113522529-79.2317.6520.0710.01812.8190.0890.0710.049
2011 [4] 1273912442251810.11877.7857.5290.1550.06413.0460.1070.0561.259


Adani Power Maharashtra Limited (APML), is 3 km away from Tirora on Tirora-Gondia state road. Coal is transported to Adani power, Ltd through a railway which is connected to Kachewani Railway Station. Water is being used from nearby weir constructed on Wainganga River. An 85.89% subsidiary of Adani Power Limited is implementing 3300 MW Thermal Power Station in Tirora. [5]

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