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Umarga(उमरगा)
Town
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Umarga(उमरगा)
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°50′24″N76°37′18″E / 17.84000°N 76.62167°E / 17.84000; 76.62167 Coordinates: 17°50′24″N76°37′18″E / 17.84000°N 76.62167°E / 17.84000; 76.62167
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Maharashtra
District Osmanabad
Government
  TypeState government and central government
  BodyNagar Palika
Elevation
572 m (1,877 ft)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total35,477
Languages
  Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
Lok Sabha constituency Osmanabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Umarga [2]
WebsiteNpomerga.org.in

Umarga/ Omerga (in Marathi: उमरगा) is a town with a municipal council in the Osmanabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is an administrative headquarter of the Umarga Tehsil.

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Geography

The town of Umarga is situated near National highway 65 Pune-Solapur-Hyderabad-Machilipatnam. It is located 85 km by road east of the city of Solapur, 95 km by road from the district capital of Osmanabad, and 20 km west of the Karnataka-Maharashtra State boundary. The nearest towns are Jahagir Chincholi (5km;south) Turori (8 km east west[ clarification needed ] from NH65 Umarga), Diggi (17 km), Madaj (16 km by road to the southwest), and Murum (9 km by road to the east on NH-65). The town of Umarga has an elevation of 572 metres (1876 feet).

Demographics

In the 2011 census, the town of Umarga had a population of 35,609. [3] The official language is Marathi. [4] [5]

Religions in Umarga
ReligionPercent
Hindus
76%
Muslims
10%
Buddhists
9.6%
Christians
0.4%
Jains
3.7%
Others†
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

Economy and infrastructure

Agriculture and agriculture related services are the main income sources for the people here. Umarga has a MIDC industrial park of 2500 hectares. Umarga is a census town. It is a developing town and it runs a weekly bazaar on Sunday. Omerga MIDC is attracting investment in textile and beverage industries.

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References

  1. http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=598261
  2. "Assembly Constituencies-Post delimitation: Maharashtra: Osmanabad District" (PDF). National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 May 2013.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "NPR Report: Maharashtra: Osmanabad: Umarga". National Population Register, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011.
  4. The Dynasties of the Kanarese Districts of the Bombay Presidency (1894) J.F. Fleet, Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency (Vol-1, Part-II, Book-III) ISBN   81-206-0277-3
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