Parola is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located on the Hajira (Surat)–Dhule–Kolkatta national highway 6. The municipal council was established by the British government before the independence of India.
Location in Maharashtra, India
|• Body||Municipal Council|
|Elevation||261 m (856 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-MH|
|Vehicle registration||MH 19|
Parola is located at  It has an average elevation of 261 metres (856 feet)..
As of 2001 India census, Parola had a population of 34,800. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Parola has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 61%. In Parola, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Parola is on Asian Highway 46 (NH 6),well connected to Jalgaon,Dhule,Nasik,Nagpur,Pune, Mumbai and major cities of India like Surat,Ahmedabad and Kolkata.
Nearest airport is Dhule, Nearest international airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai. Jalgaon Airport (ICAO: VAJL) is a public airport located off State Highway 186, 6 Kilometres South-East of the town of Jalgaon, in the Nashik Division of Maharashtra, India.
Parola is famous for Shree Balaji. Shree Balaji first arrived in Parola 345 years ago. It is a very old temple with a huge stone entrance called "Nagarkhana" and in front of the temple there is "Garudadhwaj". Every year, there is a procession for Shree Balaji which is very famous in Maharashtra and people gather to see the procession.
Parola is also famous for the fort, built by Khander rao around the 16th century. Madkay maroti is also famous temple in Parola