Gadchiroli


Gadchiroli

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
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state_name = Maharashtra
district = Gadchiroli
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Gadchiroli is a town and a municipal council in Gadchiroli district in the state of Maharashtra, central India.

It is very lush in Monsoon season (July to September) but also prone to flooding.

Geography

Gadchiroli is located at coord|20.10|N|80.0|E|. [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/16/Garhchiroli.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gadchiroli] ] It has an average elevation of 217 metres (715 feet).Gadchiroli District is one of the biggest in Maharashtra in terms of area. The main languages spoken are Marathi, Hindi, Bengali, Gondi, Madiya and Telugu. Also it is considered to be beautiful during the monsoon season. It is surrounded by a teak wood forest. People live traditionally here, they celebrate festivals such as Diwali, Dasra, Durgapuja, Kalipuja and Holi etc. The literacy rate is improving as the city grows.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, [GR|India] Gadchiroli had a population of 42,464. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Gadchiroli has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 67%. In Gadchiroli, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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