<p align=right>-Osmanabad district
() is an administrative district
in the state of Maharashtra
. The district headquarters are located at Osmanabad
, erstwhile Dharashiv (धाराशिव). Temple of goddess Tuljabhavani at Tulajapur
is famous in India. The district occupies an area
of 7512.4 km² of which 241.4 km² is urban area and has a population
of 1,486,586 of which 15.69% were urban (as of 2001).
district lies in the southern part of state. It lies on the Deccan
plateau, about 600 m above sea level. Parts of the Manjara
flow through the district. The district is located on east side of Marathwada region within the range latitude 17.35 to 18.40 degrees north, and latitude 75.16 to 76.40 degrees east.
The rainy season starts from mid-June and continues till the end of September. The climate is humid in October and November and dry and cool from mid-November to January. From February to June the climate is dry and becomes increasingly hot. During summer the temperature of Osmanabad
district is low compared to other districts of Marathwada region. The average annual rainfall in the district is 730 mm. Temperature Max.: 42.1 °C; Min.: 8 °C
There are eight talukas (tahsil) in Osmanabad district.
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