Jalkot is a village and headquarters for Jalkot Taluka in Latur Division of Latur District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Jalkot’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. Jalkot is a city with a significant rainfall. Even in the driest month, there is a lot of rain. The climate here is classified as Cfa by the Köppen-Geiger system. In Jalkot, the average annual temperature is 19.1 °C. The rainfall here averages 670 mm.
During the 1947 “Hyderabad Police Action” there was a brief battle outside of Jalkot where a Hyderabad Army artillery field piece was captured.
Jalkot is a large village located in Jalkot Taluka of Latur district, Maharashtra with total 1743 families residing. The Jalkot village has a population of 9356 of which 4830 are males while 4526 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Jalkot village population of children with age 0-6 is 1251 which makes up 13.37 % of total population of a village. Average Sex Ratio of Jalkot village is 937 which is higher than Maharashtra state average of 929. Child Sex Ratio for the Jalkot as per census is 1018, higher than Maharashtra average of 894.
Jalkot village has lower literacy rate compared to Maharashtra. In 2011, the literacy rate of Jalkot village was 76.67 % compared to 82.34 % of Maharashtra. In Jalkot Male literacy stands at 84.80 % while female literacy rate was 67.88 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Jalkot village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of a village. Our website, don’t have information about schools and hospital in Jalkot village.