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Gadchiroli pronunciation is a town and a municipal council in Gadchiroli district in the state of Maharashtra, central India.It is located at eastern side of maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of the district. Main river flown through city is the Vainganga. It is green lush in Monsoon season (July to September) but also prone to flooding. Gadchiroli is known for its forest. 'Teak' is grown commercially and Bamboos are used for various crafts.
- Map of Gadchiroli Maharashtra 442605
- High Schools
- Junior colleges
- Senior Degree colleges
Map of Gadchiroli, Maharashtra 442605
Gadchiroli is located at 20.10°N 80.0°E / 20.10; 80.0. 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, Gondi, Madiya and Telugu. Also it is considered to be beautiful during the monsoon season. It is surrounded by a teak wood forest. People celebrate many indigenous festivals. Literacy rate is improving with increasing educational facilities.
As it is located at centre of Indian peninsula far from the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, Gadchiroli has a tropical wet and dry climate with dry conditions prevailing for most of the year. It receives an annual rainfall of about 1000 mm from monsoon rains during June to September. Summers are extremely hot lasting from March to June, with maximum temperatures occurring in May.
Gadchiroli tehsil was created in 1905 by transfer of zamindari istate from Bramhapuri and Chandrapur tahsil. Gadchiroli district was created on August 26, 1982 by bifurcating the Chandrapur district in the place of Bramhapuri, which is part of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. In ancient times the region was ruled by the Rashtrakutas, the Chalukyas, the Yadavas of Deogiri and later the Gonds of Gadchiroli. In the 13th century Khandkya Ballal Shah founded Chandrapur. He shifted his capital from Sirpur to Chandrapur. Chandrapur subsequently came under Maratha rule. In 1853, Berar, of which Chandrapur (then called Chanda until 1964) was part, was ceded to the British East India Company. In 1854, Chandrapur became an independent district of Berar. In 1905, the British created the tehsil of Gadchiroli by transfer of zamindari istate from Chandrapur and Bramhapuri. It was part of the Central Provinces till 1956, when with the reorganisation of the states, Chandrapur was transferred to Bombay state. In 1960, when the new state of Maharashtra was created, Chandrapur became a district of the state. In 1982 Chandrapur was divided, with Gadchiroli becoming an independent district in the place of Bramhapuri. Naxalism is highly prevalent in Gadchiroli and subsequently has been highlighted as part of the Red Corridor, used to describe areas in India that are plagued by Naxalites.
As of 2001 India census, 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.
Senior (Degree) colleges
All the degree colleges in Gadchiroli are now affiliated to recently established Gondwana University, Gadchiroli
This shrine is a very good example of quality architecture and the walls are carved and are believed to be of the period of Hemadpanth. People throng here from far and near. The temple has a natural echo system.
Gadchiroli is well connected with Chandrapur, Nagpur, Bhandara and Gondia. Gadchiroli has no rail route traversing it, except the only route that passes through Vadsa (Desaiganj) . Roads are being repaired due to latest Naxilite insurgency.
Currently, the M.P. of Gadchiroli-Chimur constituency is Mr. Ashok Nete. The other M.L.A. from different constituencies within are: