Mukhed

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Mukhed
city
Nickname(s): 
Mohanavati Nagar
Mukhed is located in Maharashtra
Mukhed
Mukhed
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°42′03″N 77°21′46″E / 18.700806°N 77.362847°E / 18.700806; 77.362847Coordinates: 18°42′03″N 77°21′46″E / 18.700806°N 77.362847°E / 18.700806; 77.362847
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictNanded
Population
 (2011)
 • Total27,650
Demonym(s)Mukhedkar
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
431715[1]
Vehicle registrationMH-26
Websitehttp://www.mukhed.com/

Mukhed is and a municipal council in Nanded district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

History[edit]

The historical name of this city was 'Mohanavati Nagar'. There is a fable about this name change. There was strong belief among native peoples that this city was "enchanted". Once any person visited this city, they would be enchanted, and, as result, not be able to easily leave. The name Mohanavati means bewitch. The current name of the city is Mukhed.

Mukhed has a temple dedicated to Veerbhadra, a son of Shiva. Veerbhadra is the Gram Daivat (town/village deity). Another temple is that of Shri Dashratheshwar, built in the 12th century during the reign of Vikramaditya Chalukya.

The Capital of Mukhedtalukas Capital is 'beli budruk' ",.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Mukhed had a population of 27,650.

Transport[edit]

Mukhed lies about 75 km from Nanded this expressway is via Narsi - Naigoan and kahala to banded city, travel to Mukhed from Nanded takes about 90 minute by public transport, and there is no train service.Nowadays one highway is going to be that is Mukhed - Kautha - Nanded National bypass express way.

Mukhed Taluka[edit]

Total population of Mukhed Taluka is more than 250,000 in 46,556 Houses, Spread across total 253 villages and 129 panchayats. While Mukhed town has population more than 27,000.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mukhed Pin Code". Pin Code. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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