Place:Hinganghat, Maharashtra, India

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NameHinganghat
Alt namesHinganghātsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity or town
Coordinates20.567°N 78.833°E
Located inMaharashtra, India
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Hinganghat is a city and a municipal council in the Wardha district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located on the banks of the Vena river, The river is about 21 miles (34 km) southeast of the city of Wardha. The Vena is a tributary of the Wardha River that joins the Pranhita River and ultimately flows into the Godavari River. It is on National Highway 7, the road between Varanasi and Kanyakumari 43.5 miles (70 km) south of Nagpur. Located in the fertile Wardha Valley, Hinganghat was historically a center of the Indian cotton trade. The municipality of Hinganghat has about 76 villages. The main language spoken in the city is Marathi. There is a significant Sindhi population present in Hinganghat.

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