Location: Parbhani District
Parbhani district is one of the eight districts in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra state of India. Parbhani city is the headquarters of this district. Parbhani district is well known for religious tourism of Jainism, Hinduism, and Islam well.
Parbhani’s climate is classified as tropical. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. The Koppen-Geiger climate classification is Aw. The average annual temperature is 26.9 °C in Parbhani. The rainfall here averages 918 mm.
From 1596 to 1724, a major part of the present territory of the district was divided between Pathri and Washim sarkars of Berar Subah of the Mughal empire. In 1724, after the battle of Sakharkheda, it went under the Nizam’s rule. Following the re-organization of the states in 1956, Parbhani along with the other districts of Marathwada became part of Bombay State. On 1 May 1960 when Maharashtra state was formed, it became a part of it.
During Namantar Andolan Parbhani district and its villages faced cultural animosities which brought civil rights revolution in Marathwada region.
Place of Interest
• Jabareshwar Temple, Parbhani
• Pardeshwar Temple, Parbhani
• Lord Narasimha Temple, Parbhani
• Mudgaleshwar Temple, Parbhani
• Shirdi Saibaba Janmshtan Mandir, Parbhani
• Balaji Temple, Parbhani
• Hazarat Turabul Haq Shah Dargah, Parbhani
• Sant Janabai Temple, Parbhani
• Mahadev Temple, Parbhani
• Jintur Neminath Jain Temple, Parbhani
• Buddha Mandir, Parbhani
• Depchari Dam And Reservoir, Parbhani