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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF LATUR
Latur district has an ancient historical background. The King 'Amoghvarsha' of Rashtrakutas developed the Latur city, originally the native place of the Rashtrakutas. The Rashtrakutas who succeeded the Chalukyas of Badami in 753 A.D called themselves the residents of Lattalut.

GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION AND PHYSICAL FEATURES
The Latur District is in the south-eastern part of the Maharashtra state. Latur town is situated on the 18.7° latitude and 73.25° longitude. The district is situated on the Maharashtra Karnataka boundary. On the eastern side of the Latur is Bidar district of Karnataka, whereas Nanded is on the northeast, Parbhani on the northern side, Beed on the Northwest and Osmanabad on the western and southern side.The entire district of Latur is situated on the Balaghat plateau, 540 to 638 mtrs from the mean sea level.

RIVERS AND TRIBUTARIES
Manjara is the main river which flows on the Balaghat plateau along with its tributaries: Terna, Tawarja and Gharni. The other three tributaries of Manjara are Manyad, Teru and Lendi which flow on the northern plains.

Manjara :This is the main river. Its origin is near the Gaukhadi Village of Beed district. The river flows from the nothern boundaries of the Osmanabad district and cutting across the Latur district goes to Karnataka State
Terna :This is the main tributary of Manjara which flows on the southern boundary of the Ausa taluka .
Manyad : This river takes its origin at Dharmapuri in Beed district and flows through the Ahmadpur taluka into Nanded district.
Lendi : The river has its origin in Udgir taluka and flowing through the Ahmadpur taluka joins the Tiru river in Nanded district .
Gharni : The river has its origin near Wadval and flows through Chakur taluka.
Tawarja : Tawarja originates near Murud in Latur taluka and joins the Manjara river at Shivani on the Latur-Ausa boundary

ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS OF LATUR
T he area of Latur district is 7157sq.kms. The district is divided into five sub-divisions and 10 Talukas. The number of village in Latur district according to the 2001 census, is 943

Sr.No.
sub-divisions
Talukas
    Latur
2 AusaRenapur Ausa, Renapur
3 Nilanga Nilanga, Shirur Anantpal, Deoni
4 Udgir Udgir, Jalkot
5 Ahmedpur Ahmedpur, Chakur

 

The Geographical boundries of the Tahsils within the district.
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The major roads across the district.

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