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Amgaon

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Country  India
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Elevation  211 m
Nearest city  Gondia district
State  Maharashtra
PIN  441902
Local time  Wednesday 12:32 AM
Amgaon
Weather  21°C, Wind E at 2 km/h, 41% Humidity

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Amgaon is a city located in Gondia district of Nagpur Division in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is also a tehsil place. Amgaon is believed as the birthplace of well-known Sanskrit poet Bhavabhuti. Kali maa (Hindu Goddess Kali) temple is one of the main attractions in Amgaon. Nearly 10,000 people gather around this temple in Navaratri to worship. Other than temples, Amgaon is one of the large producers of Beedi and rice in Gondia region.

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Map of Amgaon, Maharashtra 441902

About Amgaon

Amgaon is a city in Gondia District of Maharashtra State, falling under Vidarbha region. It is located 24 km towards the east from District headquarters Gondia. Jamkhari (4 km), Zaliya (4 km), Sioni (5 km), Salekasa (17 km), Kattipar (7 km), Kawarabandh (8 km) are the nearby villages. Amgaon is located near Madhya pradesh and Chhattisgarh states borders and this makes it an interesting place to visit as it is melange of various cultures. Although people of different ethnicity live here, but no riots are noticed till date. There are many places to visit nearby Amgaon like Dongargadh, Hajra waterfalls in Darekasa, Nagzira, Birsi Airport, etc. Amgaon is believed as the birthplace of well-known Sanskrit poet Bhavabhuti. As per provisional census of 2011, Amgaon has 1987 households and a population of 10200 of which 5133 are male and 5067 female. Postal PIN Code for Branch Post Office Amgaon is 441902 shared with other 17 villages.

By Rail

Amgaon Railway Station serves Amgaon Taluka and nearby villages. Gondia and Durg are two nearby major junctions. Durg 107 km and Gondia Jn. is 23 km from Amgon railway station. Gondia Jn Railway Station (near to Gondiya), Dongargarh Railway Station (near to Durg) are the Railway stations reachable from nearby towns. However Gondia Railway Station is major railway station 23  km near to Amgaon. Amgaon- 1 km Dhanoli- 8 km Gudma- 12 km Salekasa- 15 km

By Road

Amgaon is 25 km from district place Gondia towards east. Amgaon is just 35 km from Deori which located on National highway no. 6 (Mumbai-Kolkata).

Regular buses and taxi services are available from Gondia to Amgaon.

By Airports

  • Nagpur Airport - 77 km via Chandrapur - Umred road
  • Sonegaon Airport- 157 km
  • Raipur Airport- 159 km
  • Jabalpur Airport- 169 km
  • Bhopal Airport- 423 km
  • Colleges near Amgaon

  • Manoharbhai patel Institute of Engineering and Technology - Address : Kudwa Village, MIET Campus, Gondia
  • Sivprasad Sadanad Jaiswal College Arjuni/mor - Address : Arjuni /mor Railway Station Near About S.s.jaiswal College
  • P.d. Junior College - Address : Yerandi Mahagon
  • G.e.s Junior College - Address : G.e.s Junior College Rawanwadi
  • Lokmanya Tilak College Of Art - Address : At-post-kokna/jami. tah.sadak/arjuni dist-gondia
  • Shyama Prasad Mahagaon - Address : Mahagaon
  • Schools in Amgaon

  • Aadarsh Vidyalay Amgaon - Address : amgaon, amgaon, gondiya, Maharashtra . PIN- 441902, Post - Amgaon
  • Vidhya Niketan Madyamik,u - Address : amgaon, amgaon, gondiya, Maharashtra . PIN- 441902, Post - Amgaon
  • Z.p. High School, amgaon - Address : amgaon, amgaon, gondiya, Maharashtra . PIN- 441902, Post - Amgaon
  • K.k. Convent - Address : amgaon, amgaon, gondiya, Maharashtra . PIN- 441902, Post - Amgaon
  • Rahul Primary School - Address : amgaon, amgaon, gondiya, Maharashtra . PIN- 441902, Post - Amgaon
  • Colleges in Amgaon

  • BHAVBHUTI MAHAVIDYAVAYA AMGAON
  • LAXMANRAO MANKAR COLLEGE OF POLYTECHNIC, PHARMARCY, D. Ed.
  • VIDYANIKETAN MAHAVIDYAVAYA AMGAON
  • VIDYANIKETAN CONVENT/HIGH SCHOOL AMGAON
  • ADARSH MAHAVIDYALAYA AMGAON
  • Description

    Taluka Name : Amgaon Sub Division : Deori District : Gondia State : Maharashtra Region : Vidarbha Division : Nagpur Language : Marathi,Hindi, Powari.

    317 meters. Above Seal level Telephone Code / Std Code: 07189 Pin Code : 441902 Post Office Name : Amgaon

    Iron Ore Mine is located at Khurshipar in Amgaon Tehsil. Having more than 150+ rice mills around Amgaon, Amgaon market is well known for rice. Amgaon is also a central market place for people from Lanji Tehsil from Balaghat District Madhya Pradesh. Amgaon comes under Amgaon (Vidhan Sabha constituency) and Chimur (Lok Sabha constituency). Amgaon receives rainfall from South-western winds mainly in the months of June, July, August and September. July and August are the months during which the maximum rainfall as well as maximum continuous rainfall occurs. Average rainfall 1149.5 mm. Rice is the major crop cultivated in this Tehsil.

    Geography

    It is located at 20°39′0″N 79°57′0″E at an elevation of 211 m from MSL.

    Location

    Amgaon is 150 km from Nagpur, on Kurla - Howrah railway line. It is near the border of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

    Amgaon Railway Station (code AGN) is under Nagpur Division of South East Central Railway.

    It is well connected via road with District Place and also with national high No. 6 at deori which is 35 km from Amgaon.

    Economy

    Amgaon is informally known as the Rice city. There are around 40 rice mills in the area. Various Usna Rice industries are here. Usna rice is mainly sold to other states.

    Education

    There are several colleges and schools in Amgaon. Laxmanrao Mankar group of college, Vidya Niketan education group and Swami Vivekananda education group are best for studies.

    Place to Visit

  • Malhi Farm is the place where people can go and plan for the picnic. It is just nearby the Bagh River.
  • Bagh River is the river which is separates two state. Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.
  • Mahadev Pahadi is the famous place in Amgaon. There is famous Shiv temple on the top of hill.
  • Birsi Temple is the place where people used to go there on time of Navratri.
  • Pench National Park- 110 km
  • Kanha National park- 117 km
  • Hazara falls It is 25 km. away from Amgaon in Salekasa Town. This water fall is cascading amidst emerald green vegetation, good camping site. It is just 1 km. away from Railway station in Darekasa.
  • It falls between Amgaon and Dongargarh railway stations en-route Mumbai-Howrah main line. It is a spectacular view covered with dense forest and hills. Hazara Falls, in Salekasa tahsil is a major tourist attraction during the rainy season. It is located 1 km from Darekasa Railway Station and visitors can enjoy the sight of natural vegetation. The place is also ideal for camping as well as trekking activities.

    Cities

    Gondiya- 24 km Dongargarh- 49 km Tirora- 52 km Balaghat- 59 km

    Talukas

    Amgaon- 0 km Salekasa- 15 km Goregaon- 20 km Gondia- 24 km

    References

    Amgaon Wikipedia


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