Ambajogai is a city and a municipal council, Tehsil and subdivision in Beed district in the state of Maharashtra, India.
The town is named Ambajogai after goddess Ambabai – Yogeshwari whose heritage temple is located here and is visited by peoples from all over Maharashtra, largely from the Konkan region. The town has a lot of heritage places and this township is known as the cultural capital of the Marathwada region. The town has other heritage temples like [Sakleshwar] 12 khambhi, Kholeshwar, Mukundraj cave and Dasopant Swami Samadhi, Kashivishwanath, Amruteshwar. There is an ancient cave called Shivleni Caves(Hattikhana) or Jogai Mandap declared as a heritage point (Archaeological sites in Maharashtra), where Lord Shankar, Nandi, and Elephants are carved in stone.
The climate here is tropical. In winter, there is much less rainfall than in summer. The Koppen-Geiger climate classification is Aw. The temperature here averages 25.8 °C. The rainfall here averages 818 mm. The driest month is January, with 1 mm of rain. Most precipitation falls in September, with an average of 194 mm. May is the warmest month of the year. The temperature in May averages 32.5 °C. In December, the average temperature is 20.8 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year. There is a difference of 193 mm of precipitation between the driest and wettest months. The average temperatures vary during the year by 11.7 °C.
Ambajogai is a city located in Marathwada region of the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Ambajogai is well known for Yogeshwari Temple, which is considered as 1 of 3½ peeths in Maharashtra. It is located 25 kilometers from Parali Vaijnath. Prior Ambejogai was famous in the era for treatment of tuberculosis (TB), and thus the hospital was well known as TB Hospital. The hospital now is renovated and serving various patients including Cancer cure wing.
There is also a proposal given to Maharashtra government for bifurcation of Beed district to form a new Ambajogai District.
The nearest railway stations are Ghatnandur (18 km), Parli Vajnath (25 km) and Latur Railway station (50 km). Msrtc provides bus service hirkani, ordinary, and ac shivshahi bus. ac bus service on route Aurangabad, Parbhani, Pune, Jalgaon, Latur, Hyderabad, etc.
Place of interest:
• Mohan Talkies
• Dutta Mandir
• Ganesh Sai Mandir
• Ganesh Mandir