District Profile


Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar District is located mainly in Godavari Basin and its some part towards North West of Tapi River Basin. This District’s general down level is towards South and East and North West part comes in Purna-Godavari river basin. The Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district’s North Longitude ( Degree) is 19 and 20 and East Longitude (Degree ) is 74 to 76.


In Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district total Forest Area is 135.75 Sq.Km. As compare to Maharashtra the forest area of Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar is 9.03%.


There are three mountains namely 1) Antur – its height is 826 Mtr. 2) Satonda – 552 Mtr. 3) Abbasgad – 671 Mtr. and Ajintha 578 Mtrs. Average Height of Southern portion is 600 to 670 mtrs.


The main rivers in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district are Godavari and Tapi and also Purna, Shivna, Kham . Dudhna, Galhati and Girja rivers are the sub rivers of Godavari.


The Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar District’s total area is 10,100 Sq. Kilo Mtrs. Out of which 141.10 Sq.Km is Urban area and 9,958.90 Sq. Km is Rural Area.


In Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar rainy season starts from the month of June to September- and October to February-Winter Season and March to May Summer Season. The Average rain fall of Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar  District is 734 mm and the Minimum Temperature is 5.6 D.C. Maximum Temperature is 45.9 D.C.


In Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar district as per the Census 2011 total population is 3,701,282 and peoples mainly speaks Marathi, Hindi, English and Urdu language.