Ahmadpur - A Municiple Town in Maharashtra

Ahmadpur is located in the Latur district in Maharashtra. It is a town and a municipal council. It is also the headquarters town for the Ahmadpur taluka. A majority of the population residing here speaks Marathi which is the official language of this place. The town includes quite a few notable educational institutes and has also given birth to some renowned political leaders. Read on to find out more about this small town in Maharashtra.

AhmadpurTourism in Ahmadpur

Ahmadpur may not be a known tourist spot as it does not encompass any major tourist attraction however it does have its set of temples, mosques and forts that see many locals and people from the nearby towns and villages visiting especially on the weekdays. While the Bidar and Nanded Fort located in the vicinity may quench the thirst of those of you who have a heart for the historical monuments, there are several religious spots that attract numerous devotees to the place.

Siddheswar temple, Keshavraj temple, Bhuteswar temple and Ramlingeswar temple, Khandoba temple, Alampharbhu  temple, Solah Khamba Masjid, Surat Shahvalli Darga and Sachkhand Gurdwara are among the religious places located in and around this town. The Khandoba temple located at Kokanga is not visited by devotees to offer prayers but is also known for hosting the Khandoba fair that attracts several tourists.

  • The city has produced some well known political leaders like Bala Saheb, Jadhav, Baba Saheb Patil, Babruvan Khandade, Vinayak Rao Jadhav.
  • The pin code of the city is 413515
  • Residential properties, farm houses, Retail shops, budget flats are available in Ahmadpur at comparatively reasonable rates with all the modern amenities. Ahmadpur is developing at a good pace so people living in and around the town may consider it a good place to invest in property.

Weekend Getaways from Ahmadpur

Udgir, located at a distance of around 50 km from Ahmadpur makes for a good weekend getaway from the town. It has some fabulous places for sightseeing and is the nearest to Ahmadpur. Udgir Fort located here attracts tourists to the place. Mahadev Temple and Durbar Hall are other tourist spots here. Solapur is another weekend getaway from Ahmadpur. It can be reached by taxi from the town. Siddeshwar Temple built in the 16th century and Markandeya Temple constructed in the 19th century are the main attractions here.

Things to do in Ahmadpur

The city has a wide range of restaurants that serve a variety of delectable indigenous and exotic cuisines. The town also encompasses religious places which satisfies the urges of religious people touring to this place.

Places near the City

Ahmadpur

Latur, Chakur and Udgir are the places located near Ahmadpur. These are all well connected by road. Latur is located at a distance of about 65 km from the town. Udgiri is at a distance of 42 km and Chakur, a town in Latur subdivision, is located at a distance of merely 27 km from Ahmadpur.

Localities / Areas within the city

Like every other town, Ahmadpur too has different residential societies and industrial areas. These are well connected to each other via local transport.

The town also includes some renowned educational institutions including the Mahatama Gandhi College, Kisan Vikas Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Vichar Vikas Mandal Education Society and Bal Bhagwan Education Society. Several students from Ahmadpur as well as the nearby towns and cities seek admission in these institutes each year.

Geography of Ahmadpur

It is located in the midst of the Balaghat hills, on an average the altitude is about 514 meters. Exactly it can be found at 18.7 degree north and 76.93 degree east. The town falls in the IST (UTC+5:30) time zone.

Business and Economy of Ahmadpur

The town encompasses several small and big businesses that have contributed in its economic growth. Its economy has boomed over the years and is continuing to grow in the right direction. The most famous industrial establishments of this place are Radhika Milk and Oxyfeel Mineral Water. These have given occupation to several people in and around the town.

Food and Culture of Ahmadpur

Ahmadpur has a diverse culture. People from different religions live in peace and harmony in the town. Statistically speaking it includes 59% of Hindus, 27% of Muslims, 10% of Buddhists, 0.2% of Christians, 3.4 % of its population practices Jainism and 0.4 % belong to other religions.

There are a number of food joints and bars in the town where you can relish various delectable cuisines. Here is the list:
  • Aasha Restaurant
  • Primtam Restaurant
  • Vishal Bar and Restaurant
  • Narthaki Bar and Restaurant

Hospitals in Ahmadpur

There are many hospitals and medical centers in the town that include modern equipments for different medical procedures.

Shifa Hospital
Ambajogai Road Maharashtra, Indira Nagar

Kadam Hospital
SH217

Shastri Clinic
Main Road

Navjivan Hospital
Basveshvar Nagar, Vidya Nagar

Shopping in Ahmadpur

There are quite a few markets and shopping malls in the town that provide ample opportunity for the shopaholics to shop for different varieties of goods. Fulrani Shopping complex and SK Plaza Shopping mall are the two places that include several retail outlets that sell everything from clothes to books to kitchen appliances and other essential items.

How to Reach Ahmadpur

Ahmadpur is well connected with different cities and towns of Ahmadpur via road. However, if you need to catch a train to travel to other parts of the country then you may choose between the Chakur, Udgir and Latur railway stations. The Latur airport, located at a distance of 62 km from Ahmadpur, is the nearest to the town.

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