Chakur is a town in Latur subdivision of Latur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is also the headquarters for Chakur Taluka. The village is located on Maharashtra State Highway 3 (Kolhapur-Nagpur Highway). Former Home Minister of India Shivraj Patil is from Chakur. Chakrapuri is the old name of chakur city.
It is too Hot in summer. Chakur summer highest day temperature is in between 33 °C to 44 °C. Average temperatures of January is 27 ° C, February is 27 ° C, March is 32 ° C, April is 35 ° C, May is 37 ° C.
Chakur is a Taluka in Latur District of Maharashtra State, India. Chakur Taluka Head Quarters is Chakur town. It belongs to Marathwada region. It belongs to Aurangabad Division. It is located 38 KM towards East from District head quarters Latur. 499 KM from State capital Mumbai towards west.
Chakur Taluka is bounded by Shirur Anantpal Taluka towards South, Ahemadpur Taluka towards North, Udgir Taluka towards East, Jalkot Taluka towards East. Udgir City, Latur City, Nilanga City, Parli City are the nearby Cities to Chakur.
Chavlewadi is the smallest Village and Chakur is the biggest Village. It is in the 645 m elevations (altitude).
Chakur is a large village located in Chakur Taluka of Latur district, Maharashtra with total 3510 families residing. The Chakur village has a population of 18627 of which 9583 are males while 9044 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Chakur village population of children with age 0-6 is 2442 which makes up 13.11 % of total population of a village. Average Sex Ratio of Chakur village is 944 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Chakur as per census is 870, lower than Maharashtra average of 894.
Chakur village has lower literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, the literacy rate of Chakur village was 80.75 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Chakur Male literacy stands at 88.09 % while female literacy rate was 73.07 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chakur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village. Our website, don’t have information about schools and hospital in Chakur village.
Chakur Rail Way Station, Latur Road Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway stations to Chakur Taluka. Kumtha Khurd Rail Way Station (near to Udgir), Latur Rail Way Station (near to Latur), Udgir Rail Way Station (near to Udgir) are the Rail way stations reachable from nearby towns. How ever Nanded Rail Way Station is major railway station 96 KM near to Chakur
Ahmadpur, Udgir, Latur are nearby by towns to Chakur having road connectivity to Chakur.