About Jalgaon ( latitude: 21.0100900, longitude: 75.5684300 )
Jalgaon (जळगावं) pronunciation is a city in western India, to the north of the Maharashtra state in Jalgaon District, which itself is located on the northern Deccan Plateau. Located within the productive, irrigated agricultural region of Khandesh, Jalgaon has a municipal corporation which is home to 460,468 inhabitants at the 2011 census.. Situated near the famous Ajanta Caves located just about 59 kilometers(36.6609 miles) away, is one of the key attraction places for tourists. Jalgaon is connected with Central Railway zone and National Highway No.6 and has Airport.
Modern Jalgaon now has major industrial areas, educational institutes and good hospitals. The city is well developed with good roads, shopping malls, and residential areas, and also has good communication and transport infrastructure. Known as "Banana-City", it contributes to about half of the Maharashtra state's Banana production. The world's first Audio Guided Gandhi Museum "Khoj Gandhiji Ki" is situated at Gandhi Teerth, Jain Hills, Jalgaon. Gandhi Scholars and visitors from all over the world visit this place. In the museum, there is a large Gandhi Library and other Gandhi related material are available for study.
Jalgaon has a diverse climate. It is exceptionally hot and dry during summer with temperatures reaching as high as 47 degrees Celsius within period of May end to June mid. The highest temperature recording in May 2010 was 49.2 degrees Celsius. Jalgaon receives about 700 mm rainfall during monsoons, which is followed by pleasant temperature in winter.
Jalgaon is also the hometown of Pratibha Patil, the 12th President of India and Ujwal Nikam are among the famous personalities from Jalgaon.