Geography of Bhusawal

Bhusawal being located in the North-west region of the state of Maharashtra and being bounded by mountain ranges has a very diverse climate. The city has a dry and hot weather most of the year.

Bhusawal Geography

Topography of Bhusawal

Bhusawal is located at 21°02’50.56’’N 75°47’15.99’’E. It has an average elevation of 209 metres (685 feet). The city lies on the banks of the Tapi river falling the valley between the Satpura range and Ajanta hills of the Deccan plateau. The total area of the city is 228.57 square kilo metres. Bhusawal is bordered by Buldhana district to the east and Aurangabad district to the south.

Demographics of Bhusawal

The total population of Bhusawal is 204,016. Out of which the male population is 105,164, while the female population is 90,852. Male constitutes 52% of the population and females 48%. Inspite of being a small city Bhusawal boosts of a literacy rate of 90.53% which is higher than the National Urban average of 85%. Literacy rate for male and female is at 94.94% and 85.89% respectively. The count of literates in Bhusawal is 165,435, out of which 88,928 are males and and remaining 76,507 are females.

Vegetation and Wildlife

The city has seen the scary side-effects of global warming; the presence of multiple power plants and factories adds to the cause. De-forestation has also led to higher levels of pollution. Howver, the nearby areas of Bhusawal still have some green areas left. The Yawal wildlife sanctuary is one of them.

Geography of Bhusawal

Tapi River

Bhusawal is located on the banks of Tapi river. The Tapi river called Tapti river in Hindi, is a river in Central India. It is one of the major rivers in peninsular India with a length of around 724 kilometres. It is one of the three rivers in peninsular India that runs from east to west.

Climate of Bhusawal

The city has a very dry and hot weather. In summer the tempreture reaches around 46 to 49 degrees which amounts to highest in the country. In may 2010 the temperature crossed the 49 degrees mark to reach 49.8 degrees. However, due to the high temperature at least diseases like swine flu do not exist in Bhusawal. The city receives adequate rainfall which in the rainy season which is subsequently followed by a pleasant winter.

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