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Osmanabad District is one of the Eight districts of Marathwada Region of Maharashtra State. Osmanabad town is the district headquarters. Osmanabad & Bhoom are Revenue Sub-divisional headquarter.
Osmanabad, Tuljapur, Omerga, Lohara, Kalamb, Bhoom, Vashi and Paranda are the eight blocks/taluka of the district. The district is surrounded by the Balaghat mountain hills. Omerga & Paranda blocks are situated at plains whereas all other blocks are surrounded by the Balaghat mountain. The District is located at an average height of 600 meters from the sea level. Total area of the district is 7512.4 sq. km.
The climate of Osmanabad district is generally dry. The rainy season starts from mid of June and remains till end of September. From October to November the climate is humid. From mid November to January it is winter. From February to March the climate is dry. From April to June it is summer. During summer the temperature of Osmanabad district is low compared to other district of Marathwada region. The average rainfall of this district is 730 mm. But the average rainfall recorded during the year 2002-2003 was 542 mm. The highest rainfall recorded during the year 2002-2003 was of Osmanabad Tahsil with 644 mm while the lowest was of Paranda tahsil with 367 mm. The highest temperature recorded during the year 2002-2003 was 42.1 degree Celsius while lowest was 8.0 degree Celsius. The Climate in the district is primarily dry. The district receives rains from Southeast monsoon. The rainy season is June to September. Average rainfall is about 600mm. Kallam, Bhoom & Paranda blocks are declared as Drought Prone blocks.
Following districts surrounds the district:
Osmanabad district lies in the southern part of state. Most of the district area is rocky while the remaining part is plain. The height of district is 600 mm above sea level. Most part of the district is surrounded by small mountain called "Balaghat". Bhoom, Washi, Kalamb, Osmanabad & Tuljapur Tahsil lie in the range of this Balaghat mountain.Some part of the major rivers like Godawari and Bhima come under this district. The district is located on east side of Marathwada region within North latitude 17.35 to 18.40 degree and east latitude 75.16 to 76.40 degree.
- Solpaur - South-west
- Ahmednagar - North-west
- Beed - North
- Latur - East
- South - Bidar & Gulbarga (Karnataka)
Getting There: Distance from Mumbai 438 kms.
Means of Transport
- Main Airport
- Railway Stations
- ST Buses
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