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Akola is a city in the state of Maharashtra located in the Vidarbha region of West India. It is situated in the Amaravvati division.Akola, also called Cotton City, is known for its cotton production and is the largest cotton-producing district in India. The city is also famous for its pulses (dal), oil, and textile mills. Akola is also known for its medical facilities. It is a major center for advanced medical treatments, such as the Elizarov Technique, IVF.Akola District along with the rest of the Berar province was part of the legendary kingdom of Vidarbha mentioned in the Mahabharata. Berar also formed part of the Mauryan Empire during the reign of Asoka. Places to visit in the city are Akola Fort, Balapur Fort, Narnala Fort, Katepurna Sanctuary, Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary etc.

Akola is a city and the administrative headquarter of the Akola district in the Amravati division of Maharashtra. It is one of the important developing cities of the Vidharbha region The Akola district is geographically located at 20.17 to 21.16 North altitude and 76.7 to 77.4 East altitude. The district covers an area of 5,428 square kilometres.Known as the 'Cotton City', Akola is the largest cotton-producing district in the country. It is also known for oil, textiles and pulses. The city has developed good communications in the form of roads and railways with the passage of time. It is well-known for manufacturing 'carrom boards', which are produced here due to the availability of high quality raw material. Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (PDKV) is a famous agriculture university in the city established by the Government of India.

Akola is a city in Akola district in Vidarbha region in the state of Maharashtra in central India. It is about 600 km east of Mumbai (former "Bombay") and 250 km west of Nagpur. Akola is the administrative headquarters of Akola District located in Amravati Division.Akola district has an area of about 5431 square kilometers and population of 1,818,617 (2011 census). Akola is the third largest city in Vidarbha region after Nagpur and Amravati. Marathi is the most popular spoken language, though Hindi, English and Urdu are also used. Akola District is bordered on the north and east by Amravati District, on the south by Washim District, and on the west by Buldhana District.Akola called as Cotton City, is known for its cotton production and is the largest cotton-producing district in India. The city is also famous for its pulses (dal), oil, and textile mills.

In 2011, Akola had population of 1,813,906 of which male and female were 932,334 and 881,572 respectively. In 2001 census, Akola had a population of 1,630,239 of which males were 841,253 and remaining 788,986 were females. Akola District population constituted 1.61 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Akola District was at 1.68 percent of Maharashtra population. There was change of 11.27 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Akola District recorded increase of 20.58 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Akola mapWelcome to the Akola google satellite map! This place is situated in Akola, Maharashtra, India, its geographical coordinates are 20° 44' 0" North, 77° 0' 0" East and its original name (with diacritics) is Akola. See Akola photos and images from satellite below, explore the aerial photographs of Akola in India. Akola hotels map is available on the target page linked above.

History of Akola

Akola has a rich historical evolution ranging from the eons of Mahabharata to the modern history’s British Occupation. The region has seen a lot of strife, changing regimes, political and religious changes.

Climate of Akola

Akola is situated in the state of Maharashtra. The average temperature in summer soars up to 38 'C and in winter the temperature drops up to an average of 17 'C. The best time to visit the city of Akola is during the months of October to April.

Akola Culture

Akola is a city of diverse culture and religion. The population of this city consist a mixed population of Muslims, Jain, Hindus, Christians, Sikhs and Buddhist etc. Akola is also famous for food such as panipuri and Foi.

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