Shirapur

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Shirapur
शिरापूर
शिरापूर
Village
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Ahmadnagar
Government
 • Type Panchayati raj (India)
 • Body Gram panchayat
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code 022488
Vehicle registration MH-16,17
Lok Sabha constituency Ahmednagar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Parner
Website maharashtra.gov.in

Shirapur is a village in Parner taluka in Ahmednagar district of state of Maharashtra, India.[1]

Religion

The majority of the population in the village is Hindu. Village is famous for Temple of Shiddheshwar and Hanuman. Village is also famous for 'Kusti'(Wrestiling). [Created by Somnath K. Ghode]

Geography and climate

Shirapur is surrounded by Rahuri Taluka towards East, Shirur Taluka towards west, Shrigonda Taluka towards South, Sangamner Taluka towards North. The village is well connected with Aalephata,Alkuti,Jambut and Nighoj. The Taluka headquarter viz Parner, is located 27 km away and District headquarter viz Ahemadnagar is located appx 65 km away. The village is located in the rain shadow area of the Sahyadris. It has an arid climate. Irrigation from the river Kukadi and Canal from wells serve most of the village. Crops include sugar cane, bajra, groundnuts and pomegranates. [created by Ramesh Chate]

Demography

Hinduism (90% of the population) is the largest religion, followed by other religions such as Islam,Jainism. All the sects/religions coexist in peaceful manner participating in each other celebrations/ functions. Major castes are dhangar and Marathas, both of whom share significant similar livelihood patterns. As both groups do farming and livestock rearing.major families include Chate,Uchale,Narsale,shinare,Lokhande,Vadne,Khamkar,Khomane,Lonkar,ghode, yede etc...

Economy

The majority of the population has farming as their primary occupation. Along with farming near about 60% population is doing dairy related work.

See also

References

  1. ^ Villages in Parner taluka-Glorious India

Coordinates: 33°46′N 75°03′E / 33.767°N 75.050°E / 33.767; 75.050

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