Patur is a town and a municipal council in Akola district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Patur is located at 20.45°N 76.93°E / 20.45; 76.93. It has an average elevation of 341 m (1,119 ft).
As of 2001 India census, Patur had a population of 20,531. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Patur has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 66%. In Patur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. Patur is a Muslim Majority town with population percentage of 50% ratio amongst all communities according to 2011 census.
Patur Municipal council was established in 1957.President of municipality is Sau. Prabha Bhimrao Kothalkar
Vice President Of municipality Shri. Rajubhau Ugle
Major educational institutions include:Shah Babu Urdu High school & Jr. College Of Arts/Science. Established in 1957, completed 59 years
Tulsabai Kawal Vidyalaya & Jr. College of Arts/Science, MCVC (Including Technical School & Mother India Convent). Established in 1914, completing 100 years in 2014.
Dr. H. N. Sinha Jr. & Senior College (including B.A./B.Sc.)
Vasantrao Naik High School & Jr. College
Savitribai Phule High School & Jr. College
Gramin Ayurved Mahavidalaya (BAMS College)
Govt. Industrial Training Institute
Several government and private Marathi, Urdu and English primary schools
Hemleen Computer Center Class (MS-CIT and Computer Typing Authorized Center)Patur J S Deokar 9421747116
Easy Maths Classes Abrar Colony Patur
Educational Computer Institute (MS-CIT Authorized Center) Patur Deepak Rakhonde Sir 9764748758
Farhan Computer And Skill Development Center,Near SB Hostel,Marhaba Colony, Patur
The Dargah (tomb) of Shah Abdul Aziz is situated on west side of Patur. This dargah has historical importance in Maharashtra. Hazrat Shahbabu is a Muslim saint of the 13th century, who came here for the preaching of Islam. Hazrat Shahbabu (RA) was born in Mecca. The dargah was gradually built by many Muslim rulers. The tomb or holy shrine was built by Tughlaq Emperor of Delhi in 1348 AD, then second portion of Khangah & Sher Darwaza was built by Mughal Knight Abdur Raheem Khan-e-Khanaa. With latest development, Buland Darwaza (a copy of Ajmer Sharif Buland Darwaza) was built by Late Haji Syed Akbar in 1950.
Jama Masjid : This Mosque is Grand Mosque or "Jame Masjid" of Patur, has of prime importance specially on Juma (Friday) Prayer in Patur Town. Built in 1726 AD by Nawab Family of Patur. From last 300 years it is under supervision of Quazi Family. Currently supervised by Quazi Sarfaz Ali.
Chaman Masjid : Though there is no particular historical records found regarding building of this mosque (Masjid), but probably made during reign of Tughlaq Emperors. Uptill ran Alhumdulillah under the supervision of Haji Syed Talib and handed over to Badi Masjib Trust, Akola
Masjid-e-Abrar: Masjid-e-Abrar is situated at Abrar colony near Balapur road Patur