Rahuri


Rahuri

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Rahuri | type = city | latd = 19.38 | longd = 74.65
locator_position = right | state_name = Maharashtra
district = Ahmadnagar
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altitude = 511
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 34,465| population_density =
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Rahuri is a city and a municipal council in Ahmadnagar district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Geography

Rahuri is located at coord|19.38|N|74.65|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/16/Rahuri.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rahuri] ] . It has an average elevation of 511 metres (1676 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Rahuri had a population of 34,465. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rahuri has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Rahuri, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Prominent Personalities

* Shri Ramakrishna Saraswati Kshirsagar Swamiji (1934 - 1999): Swamiji worked for the rejuvenation and revival of Vedas, Vedic Hindu traditions and Vedic ideology.Datta Kshetra have been formed by divine power of Ramkrishna Saraswati. His Birth Place is Rahuri.

References

Rahuri is also well known for its Krishi university, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri Sugar Factory.Now-a-days Rahuri is well known for the new agricultural market yard for trading and auction of ONION.


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