District Profile

Dharashiv district lies in the southern part of state. Most of the district area is rocky while the remaining part is plain. The height of district is 600 mm above sea level. Most part of the district is surrounded by small mountain called “Balaghat”. Bhoom, Washi, Kalamb, Dharashiv & Tuljapur Tahsil lie in the range of this Balaghat mountain.Some part of the major rivers like Godawari and Bhima come under this district.
The district is located on east side of Marathwada region within North latitude 17.35 to 18.40 degree and east latitude 75.16 to 76.40 degree.

The district is surrounded by following districts:

Solpaur – South-west
Ahmednagar – North-west
Beed – North
Latur – East
Bidar & Gulbarga (Karnataka) – South

The area of district is 7512.4 sq. km out of which 241.4 sq km is urban area ( 3.21 % of total area ) and 7271.0 sq km is rural area ( 96.79 % of total area).

As per census 2011 the population of this district is as given below:

Total Census 2011 – DISTRICT CENSUS HANDBOOK :  Downlaod (PDF, 2.69MB)

Taluka wise Number of Gram Panchayats Chart of the District Dharashiv :-

Sr.No Taluka Name No of Grampanchyat
1 Dharashiv  110
2  Tuljapur  107
3  Omerga  80
4  Lohara  45
5  Kallamb  91
6  Bhum  74
7  Paranda  72
8  Washi  43