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Maharashtra: Cities and Vacations

Maharashtra Vacations: information about the history of Maharashtra and cities.

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3/7/2010
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Maharashtra is a state situated in western India. It has borders with the state of Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat as well as the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Towards the west of the state, lies the Arabian Sea.

As per the 2001 census, the population of Maharashtra was 9,67,52,247. It was the second most populous state in India.

About 80 percent people are Maharashtrian and there are Buddhist, Christian and Muslim minorities.

The principal language of the people is Marathi. However, English and Hindi are widely spoken.

There are many temples in Maharashtra which are a blend of the architectural styles of North and South India.

The Ashtavinayaka are a series of eight temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Bhimashankar is a jyotirling or symbol of Lord Shiva. Near Aurangabad are the Ajanta and Ellora caves that are UNESCO world heritage sites.

This state has a moderate climate. The temperature ranges from 16 °C to 35 °C. From July to September is the rainy season.

The ideal time to visit the coastal areas is from September to April.


rithik 8/7/2013 At 19:31
Amravati 7
Chikhaldara, Muktagiri, Upper wardha dam, Maltekadi in amravati, Wadali lake with garden and boating facilities, malkhed lake. Stay in hotel like Mehfil Inn, Mehfil grand, Ramgiri, Vandu international, City palace, Gauri Inn etc. Take a taxi and go to salbardi to see Shiva temple on the banks of Malu river, then go to Simbhora dam and return to amravati, go to mukatigiri to see jain temples on the beautiful hill where u can see a nice waterfall, but in muktagiri u can't use chappals or shoes while going to see waterfall and temples, no eggs, no fish, no non vegan food is strictly prohibited. If u get accomodation you can stay or else you can go to chikhaldara where you can see sakkar. talao/lake,temple,bheemkund,waterfall,sipna river,nice garden,museum,pwd accomodation or private...

Arnav 5/3/2013 At 18:29
Amravati 5
Education point of Amravati is best. Peoples are cooperative. But condition of roads is poor like a village Badnera to Amravati road & So many roads like this are worst in condition it was not before ever. When a new person comes to amravati & saw this situation he feel pity for the road. even transport problem is also there. buses timings are odd the student has to miss their class many time due to this transportation. Although this city has its own beauty like Chikhaldara, Maltekadi, Melghat and many more. I love My Amravati very much. Because Some upcoming projects are there which helps increasing job opportunity & economy of it.

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