- Dhule District
Dhule District (धुळे जिल्हा) is a district of
Maharashtrastate in central India. The Dhuledistrict is the northern tip of Maharashtra. The city of Dhuleis the administrative headquarter of the district. Area 8,061 km2 Population 1,707,947 (2001) Population density 212/km² (2001) Literacy 62% (2001) Urbanization 26.11% (2001)
Dhuledistrict previously comprised tracts of land predominantly inhabited by tribal population. The Dhuledistrict was then bifurcated on 1st of July 1998 into two separate districts now known as Dhuleand Nandurbar, the later comprising the tribal region. Agriculture remains the basic profession of the population in this district. Most parts of the district are not under irrigation and thus cultivation heavily depends on regular Monsoonor rain water. Apart from wheat, bajra, jowar or jwari, onion the most favored commercial crop is cotton. Majority of the population in the rural area speaks Ahirani(a dialect of Marathi) language, however Marathiis more widely spoken in the urban areas. Around 26.11% population of Dhuledistrict resides in urban area [http://www.censusindiamaps.net/page/India_WhizMap/IndiaMap.htm] . The DhuleDistrict is a part of Maharashtra's historical region of Khandesh. Although for administrative purpose it is now clubbed to Nashik Division.
The district is further divided into two sub-divisions and four talukas for administrative purposes. Dhule and Sakri talukas are part of Dhule sub-division while Sindkheda and Shirpur talukas are part of Shirpur sub-division.
There are five
Vidhan Sabhaconstituencies in this district. These are Sakri (ST), Shirpur, Sindkheda, Kusumba and Dhule.
Dhule is the only
Lok Sabhaconstituency in this district. Shirpur Vidhan Sabha constituency is part of Nandurbar (ST) Lok Sabha constituency.
[http://dhule.nic.in Official website of Dhule district]
baglan (satana , dist- nasik) part of village - taharabad , mangitungi, jaykheda is attached in dhule loksabha and lanuge ahirani is also attached in nashik districs some village and malegone and satana tahsil
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