Beed district

Beed district is an administrative district in the state of Maharashtra in India. The district headquarters are located at Beed. The district occupies an area of 10,693 km² and has a population of 2,585,962 of which 17.91% were urban (as of 2011).[1]

Beed district
Location of Beed district in Maharashtra
Location of Beed district in Maharashtra
DivisionAurangabad Division
Tehsils1. Beed,
2. Ashti,
3. Patoda,
4. Shirur Kasar,
5. Georai,
6. Ambajogai,
7. Wadwani,
8. Kaij,
9. Dharur,
10. Parali,
11. Majalgaon
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesBeed (Based on Election Commission website)
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies6
 • Total10,693 km2 (4,129 sq mi)
 • Total3,285,962
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
 • Urban
WebsiteOfficial website


Beed district has a long history of many rulers and kingdoms. In the ancient era, this city was called as Champavati nagari. The city still proudly shows some old monuments showing the signs of past glory in the form of many city entry doors (called Ves in local language) and city protection walls. Until the 19th century, this part of Marathwada was under the Nizam monarchy, but was later included into the Indian Republic after a fierce struggle between Indian freedom fighters and Nizam soldiers. The name of Bhir is given by Mohammad Tughlaq.


Agriculture is the main business in Beed, and it is largely dependent on monsoon rain. Beed also is a district which provides a large number of laborers in India specially in the form of sugarcane cutters.


This district is divided into eleven talukas (or tehsils). These are:

  1. Beed
  2. Ashti
  3. Gevrai
  4. Ambajogai
  5. Kaij
  6. Parali (Vaijnath)
  7. Majalgaon
  8. Patoda
  9. Shirur (Kasar)
  10. Wadwani
  11. Dharur


According to the 2011 census Beed district has a population of 2,585,962,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[3] or the US state of Nevada.[4] This gives it a ranking of 160th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 242 inhabitants per square kilometre (630/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.65%.[2] Beed has a sex ratio of 912 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a [[Literacy in India|

See also


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 January 2010. Retrieved 27 August 2009.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c d e "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Kuwait 2,595,62
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Nevada 2,700,551

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Coordinates: 18°50′N 75°45′E / 18.833°N 75.750°E


Ambajogai is a city and a municipal council, Tehsil and subdivision in Beed district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

The town was earlier known as Mominabad and was later renamed as Ambajogai after goddess Ambabai - Yogeshwari whose heritage temple is located here and are visited by people all over from Maharashtra, largely from the Konkan region. The town has a lot of heritage places and this township is known as the cultural capital of the Marathwada region. The town has other heritage temples like [Sakleshwar] 12 khambhi, Kholeshwar, Mukundraj cave and Dasopant Swami Samadhi, mukundraj samadhi, Kashivishwanath, Amruteshwar. There is an ancient cave called Shivleni Caves (Hattikhana) or Jogai Mandap declared as a heritage point (Archaeological sites in Maharashtra), where Lord Shankar, Nandi and Elephants are carved in stone. Shiva bramha and Vishnu is also in carved in Stone

Ashti, Beed

Ashti is a city in Beed subdivision of Beed district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.


Bardapur is one of the oldest village in Ambajogai taluka of Beed district of Maharashtra. It has one of the oldest police station and is a religious centre. It is also known as Badegaon. A very old Shiva (Mahadev) temple is in the center of Village.


Beed is a city in central region of Maharashtra state in India. It is the administrative headquarters in Beed district.

Beed (Lok Sabha constituency)

Beed Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Bhir Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies in Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency was formed in 1951, as one of the 25 constituencies of erstwhile Hyderabad State.

The current MP, Mrs.Pritam Munde won the seat in the 2014 elections by a victory margin of 6,96,321 votes, which was the highest ever in a Lok Sabha election.


Dharur, Beed

Dharur is a city and a municipal council in Beed district in the state of Maharashtra, India.


Gevrai or Georai is a tehsil in the Beed district of Maharashtra, India.

Gopinath Munde

Gopinath Pandurang Munde (12 December 1949 – 3 June 2014) was an Indian politician from Maharashtra. And most popular Leader in Maharashtra called as a Lokneta. He was a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj in Narendra Modi's Cabinet, Four Number in Ranking which, however, was short-lived due to his death in a road accident. He was a member of Maharashtra's Legislative Assembly (MLA) for five terms during 1980–1985 and 1990–2009. He was also the leader of opposition in the Assembly during 1992–1995.

He had held the post of Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra in 1995–1999.

Munde was elected to Lok Sabha in 2009 and 2014, and served as the deputy leader of the BJP in the Lok Sabha. He was appointed in Modi's cabinet and took the oath on 26 May, but died in New Delhi a week later on 3 June 2014. As per media reports he died in a road accident. However, on 21 Jan 2019, a US hacker claimed that Mr. Munde was murdered. He is the shortest served Cabinet minister ever in Indian history.

Jaisingrao Gaikwad Patil

Jaysingrao Gaikwad Patil (born 1 November 1949 in Kille Dharur in Beed district of Maharashtra) represented the Beed constituency of Maharashtra two times as member of Bharatiya Janata Party and later as member of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Election of the 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 not contested by him.


Majalgaon is located in the Beed district of Maharashtra. Majalgaon_Dam and Majalgaon Right Bank Canal are components of the Jaikwadi Project Stage II. A dam has been constructed across the Sindhaphana river, which is a major tributary of the Godawari river, also known as Dakshin Ganga. The project was approved by the government of Maharashtra in 1976 for an estimated cost of Rs 5433 lakhs. Pin code of Majalgaon is 431131.

Majalgaon Dam

Majalgaon Dam is an earthfill dam on the Sindphana River near Majalgaon, Beed district in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Manjira River

The Manjra also spelled Manjeera,Manjiira is a tributary of the river Godavari. It passes through the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana. It originates in the Balaghat range of hills near Ahmednagar district at an altitude of 823 metres (2,700 ft) and empties into the Godavari River. It has a total catchment area of 30,844 square kilometres (3,084,400 ha).Tributaries

Manjra is the main river which Its origin is near the Gaukhadi Village of Beed district. The river flows from the northern boundaries of the Osmanabad district and cutting across the Latur district goes to Bidar district Karnataka State and finally Telangana. It flows on the Balaghat plateau along with its tributaries: Terna, Tawarja and Gharni. The other three tributaries of Manjira are Manyad, Teru and Lendi which flow on the northern plains.

Terna River :This is the main tributary of Manjira which flows on the southern boundary of the Ausa taluka .

Manyad : This river takes its origin at Dharmapuri in Beed district and flows through the Ahmadpur taluka into Nanded district.

Lendi : The river has its origin in Udgir taluka and flowing through the Ahmadpur taluka joins the Tiru river in Nanded district .

Gharni : The river has its origin near Wadval and flows through Chakur taluka.

Tawarja : Tawarja originates near Murud in Latur taluka and joins the Manjara river at Shivani on the Latur-Ausa boundary.Nizam Sagar was constructed across the Manjra River between Achampeta and Banjapalle villages of the Nizamabad district in Telangana, India. The most outstanding feature of the project is the gigantic masonry dam sprawling across the river for 3 kilometers with a motorable road of 14 feet width.

The Singur Reservoir on Manjra River in Medak District is the main drinking water source for the Medak and Nizamabad districts as well as the adjoining twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. Manjra river is also serving for Bidar city.

In the late 20th and early 21st centuries the upper reaches of the Manjira in Maharashtra suffered environmental degradation which increased run-off, as opposed to ground water recharge, and increased erosion and silting.


Manur is a village in Majalgaon Taluka in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Manur is known for Renuka Devi Temple as well as Tulajabhavani Temple.

It is located only 2 km away from Majalgaon City. The Sindphana River flows through Manur Village, therefore land of manur is to be horticulture farm.

Parli, Maharashtra

Parli is a city and a municipal council in Beed district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Parli (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Parli Vidhan Sabha constituency is one of the 288 Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India. This constituency came into existence in 2008, following the implementation of the delimitation of the legislative assembly constituencies. This constituency covers part of the erstwhile Renapur constituency abolished in 2008.

Parli Thermal Power Station

Parali Thermal Power Plant is located at Parali Vaijnath in Beed district of Maharashtra. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Mahagenco).

Parli Vaijnath railway station

Parli Vaijnath railway station is a small railway station in Beed district, Maharashtra. Its code is PRLI. It serves Parli city. The station consists of three platforms. The platforms are not well sheltered. It lacks many facilities including water and sanitation.Parli Vaijnath is well connected to Hyderabad, Nizamabad, OSMANABAD, Manmad, Kakinada, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Khammam, Warangal, Aurangabad, [ latur))|Jalna]], Parbhani, Purna, Nanded, Vikarabad, Zaheerabad, Bidar, Latur road, Raichur, Guntakal, Mumbai, Nashik, Bengaluru and Visakhapatnam.


Patoda is a tehsil in Beed subdivision of Beed district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was formerly named Bhameshwar Patoda, with its name being derived from the banyan tree.

Patoda is situated on banks of river Manjra, which is a tributary of river Godavari, and the area is known for its Black cotton soil

Agriculture provides the main source of income in Patoda, with a medium-scale irrigation project located nearby at Mahasangavi, and three smaller irrigation projects also located in the area. Sugar is one of the major crops. However, the region tends to be drought-prone, a factor that has limited Patoda's development. Consequently, many residents hold government jobs or work in the industrial area of Pune.

Patoda has two temples, Sangmeshwar, and Bhameshwar, a market, two senior colleges which name is P. V. P. College, Patoda & Jay Bhavani College Patoda, And School is Bhameshwor Vidyalaya Patoda and Vasantrao Naik Vidyalaya of schools.

Patoda is surrounded by hills. Nearby of Patoda, there is a tourist place called Sutada where is a famous temple along with a waterfall. Deers, Peacock majorly found in Patoda. Patoda is cheapest tourist place.

Sindphana River

Sindphana is a minor tributary of Godavari river that originates around the Chincholi hill in Patoda Taluka, Beed District, Maharashtra. Crossing west to east its drainage basin covers nearly 80% of Beed District, making it the most important river within the district. The Majalgaon Dam, constructed across the river, irrigates 93885 hectares of land in Beed, Parbhani & Nanded districts.

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