Jalgaon city is located on the northern Deccan Plateau, to the north of the Maharashtra state. Jalgaon is a modern city with commercial establishments, health care units, and good educational centers. Jalgaon shares its proximity with the Ajanta caves that have increased tourism importance. As per Jalgaon history, it was founded by the Marathas. Sardar Tulajirao Bhoite is the founder who belonged to the Satara district.
Facts of Jalgaon City
- 68 km2 as the total area
- 460,468 total population of Jalgaon
- Marathi is the official language and most of the people in Jalgaon speak in this language only.
- Hindi and English are very well understood, too
- Jalgaon is also known by the name of “Banana city” as half of the entire banana production of the state comes from me. Jalgaon produces 3% of the world’s banana production.
- The population of Jalgaon city enjoys an impressive literacy rate of 76%.
How to Reach Jalgaon
Jalgaon does not have an airport, but it is well connected with the Central Railway zone and National Highway 6. Thus, Jalgaon city enjoys good connectivity by road and rail.
Jalgaon in Maharashtra, abound in tourist places. To name some of them, the Swinging Towers of Farkande, Gandhi Teerth (only Mahatma Gandhi museum using the audio guide facility in Hindi, English and Marathi), Mahatma Gandhi Green, Maharshi Kanva Ashram, Waghur dam, Echhapurti Ganesh temple, Ajanta Caves that is just 57 km off Jalgaon, Padmalaya, Manudevi (best to visit during monsoon), Mehrun lake, Pal Sanctuary, Unapdev: Hot Water Spring, Muktainagar etc. Jalgaon tourism that is discovering its beauty is an interesting affair.
Sightseeing Places in Jalgaon
Gandhi Research Foundation, Jalgaon
Maharshi Kanva Ashram, Jalgaon
Waghur Dam, Jalgaon
Mahatma Gandhi Garden, Jalgaon
Bahinabai Park, Jalgaon
Patna Devi, Jalgaon
Ecchapurti Ganesh Temple, Jalgaon
Swinging Towers of Farkande, Jalgaon
Yawal Wild Life Sanctuary, Jalgaon
Mehrun Park, Jalgaon
Shree Manudevi, Jalgaon
Parola Fort, Jalgaon
Padmalaya Shree Ganapati Peeth, Jalgaon
Omkareshwar Mandir, Jalgaon, Jalgaon
Weather in Jalgaon
Jalgaon experience an exceptionally high and dry temperature during summers with temperatures reaching as high as 42 degrees Celsius. Jalgaon is known to receive about 700 mm of rainfall during the rainy season. Pleasant temperature is in winter, hence, it is advised to pay a visit to Jalgaon for tourism from October to March.
Culture in Jalgaon
Several art and craft shops are populated across the land of Jalgaon, with attractive shopping destinations. Nightlife is good with multi-cuisine restaurants, pubs, bars and multiplexes, attractive party venues, discos, and music clubs spread across Jalgaon. Several modern establishments are yet to take place in the history of Jalgaon. Foods of all types are available here for feasting. So, when do you plan to visit Jalgaon?