About District

Washim is located in the eastern region of Vidharbha. Akola lies to its north, Amravati lies to its north-east, Hingoli lies to its south, Buldhana lies to its west, Yavatmal lies to its east.
Area5,150 km2

Rainfall is generally in Monsoon during the month from June to September.
Climate: Hot and Dry summers and cold winters with the seasonal variation in the temperature being pretty large

Revenue subdivisions: Washim, Karanja, and Mangrulpir
Revenue talukas: Six revenue talukas headed by a Tehsildar: Washim, Karanja, Risod, Malegaon, Manora and Mangrulpir

  • Population 12,97,160
  • Population density 250/km2
  • Population sex ratio 926 female for every 1000 males
  • Literacy rate 81.7%