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Ahmednagar





India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. Ahmednagar is the district headquarter city of Ahmednagar District in the state of Maharashtra, India, on the left bank of the Sina River, about 120 kilometers northeast of Pune and 120 kilometers from Aurangabad. Ahmednagar sometimes misspelled as Ahmadnagar is the largest district in the Maharashtra state of India. It has an average elevation of 649 metres.
 
The town was founded in 1494 by Ahmad Nizam Shah, on the site of a more ancient city, Bhingar. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as Nizam Shahi dynasty. The cantonement has the Indian ACC&S, the Armoured Corps Centre & School. The entire training and recruiting takes place at this school. As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Ahmednagar had a population of 39,941. Males constitute 63 percent of the population and females 37 percent. Ahmednagar has an average literacy rate of 84 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent. 10 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
Sugar, milk and bank co-operatives thrive there. Ahmednagar is home to 19 sugar factories and is also the birthplace of the cooperative movement. Due to scarce rainfall, Ahmednagar suffers from drought often. Ahmednagar is famous for Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi. Marathi is the main language. Prominent persons like as Sant Dnyaneshwar wrote Dnyaneshwari in Newasa town of Ahmednagar district.
 
Its attractions include Vishal Ganpati Mandir, Renuka or Durga Goddess Temple, Kedgaon, Ahmednagar Fort, Alamagar, Siddhatek, Siddhivinayak Temple of Ashtavinayak Ganesh, Shirdi, Shani Shingnapur, Ralegaon Siddhi, Harishchandragarh and many more. Shani Shingnapur, the village is famed for its temple dedicated to Shani. Chand bibi Tomb, also known as Salabat Khan Tomb, it is a three-storey structure made of solid stone. It is 13 kilometers from Ahmednagar city.
 
As the city is a concrete jungle the Cantonement is like an oasis. It is green and very beautiful. ACC&S has a beautiful Golf Course, which has been created with great difficulty as the soil is arid and stony. The golf course has recently had a lot of effort put into it to improve it. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Ahmednagar enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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