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Jalna
Jalna
Location of Jalna
in Maharashtra and India
Coordinates 19°50′N 75°53′E / 19.83°N 75.88°E / 19.83; 75.88
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District(s) Jalna
Population 235,529 (2001)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

489 m (1,604 ft)
Website http://jalna.nic.in/

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

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Geography

Jalna is located at 19°50′N 75°53′E / 19.83°N 75.88°E / 19.83; 75.88[1]. It has an average elevation of 489 metres (1604 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census[2], Jalna had a population of 235,529. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jalna has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 57%. In Jalna, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Rail transport

JALNA (Station Code: J) is a station located on the Kachiguda-Manmad section of Hyderabad(HYB) Division of South Central Railway(SCR). After Divisional adjustments in 2003, which saw the bifurcation of Hyderabad Division, Jalna now comes under the newly created Nanded (NED) Division of SCR. Jalna has rail connectivity with Manmad, Aurangabad, Nanded, Parbhani, Parli Vaijnath, Latur, Osmanabad, Gangakhed, Mudkhed, Adilabad, Nagpur, Basar, Nizamabad, Nasik, Mumbai, Pune, Daund, Mahbubnagar, Kurnool, Kadapa, Renigunta, Tirupati, Katpadi, Erode, Madurai and Kachiguda (HYB). Ajanta Express between Kachiguda and Manmad is the most prestigious train passing through this station.

Industry

JALNA is having its MIDC in Old Jalna and New Jalna. Few companies like MAHYCO Seeds, Bejo Sheetal Seeds, NRB Bearings & small metal/steel related comanpies are present. Cotton Market is well known in surrounding area. Aurangabad is well connected with Jalna by Road, Train Transport.

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