Paranda is a village with a municipal council in the Osmanabad district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the headquarters town for the Paranda Tahsil.
The city is located around an ancient Paranda Fort and is also an area of mosques and temples. Paranda, historically known as Parinda, was the capital for nearly four thousand villages. Today, there are ninety-seven villages in the Paranda taluka (subdistrict). The Paranda municipal council was founded in the year 1941 and is the oldest municipal council in the Osmanabad district. The river Sina is a source of fine quality sand. In the city center, there is a street called “a parar como a paranda”
Paranda’s climate is classified as tropical. The summers here have a good deal of rainfall, while the winters have very little. This climate is considered to be Aw according to the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. The temperature here averages 25.9 °C. The average annual rainfall is 889 mm.
Rail: The nearest railway station is Kurduwadi Junction on the Mumbai-Chennai route, 22 kilometers from Paranda. Barshi, on the Kurduwadi-Latur route of the Central Railway, is another station near Paranda. The distance between Barshi and Paranda is 30 kilometers.
Road: Paranda, Barshi, Kurduwadi, and Karmalais are connected by state highways. State transport bus services are available to Paranda from Barshi, Kurduwadi, Osmanabad, Latur, Pune, and Pimpri-Chinchwad. The Maharashtra State Transport Corporation operates bus services to Paranda from Mumbai and Pune.
Air: Solapur, Osmanabad, Latur which is far away.