10 Facts About Ahmednagar


Ahmednagar takes its name from Ahmad Nizam Shah I, who founded the town in 1494 on the site of a battlefield where he won a battle against superior Bahamani forces.

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Ahmednagar has several dozen buildings and sites from the Nizam Shahi period.

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Ahmednagar is a relatively small town and shows less development than the nearby western Maharashtra cities of Mumbai and Pune.

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Ahmednagar is home to 19 sugar factories and is the birthplace of the cooperative movement.

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Ahmednagar has recently published a plan of developing the city by year 2031.

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Town Ahmednagar was founded in 1490 by Ahmad Nizam Shah I on the site of a more ancient city, Bhingar.

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Ahmednagar was besieged by a British force under Richard Wellesley and captured.

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Ahmednagar has rail connectivity with Pune, Manmad, Kopargaon, Shirdi, Daund, Goa, Nasik and other metro-cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad.

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Ahmednagar is well connected by roads with major cities of Maharashtra and other states.

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Ahmednagar has 4 lane road connectivity to Aurangabad, Parbhani, Nanded, Pune, Nashik, Beed, Solapur, Osmanabad.

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