Monday, December 22, 2008

Junnar Taluka

Junnar Taluka is famous for its wells and Dams. Crops like Bajara and Rice are grown in this region and the most commonly grown rice here is Giresal .Vegetables like Tomato, Potato, Onion are also grown. You can also see flower gardens in this area. Oil Refinenary and Sugar Factory make up the industrial area. Adivasi Tribes are also found in this region.The famous and historical fort of Shivnary where Shivaji Maharaj was born is in this region.There is also a Satellite Center in Arvi.
There are some important places near JUNNAR which should be highlighted. NANE GHAT and JIVDHAN. JIVDHAN is a fort and it provides a panoramic view of whole plateau of KONKAN region.Junnar taluka in Maharahtra has the largest density of leopard population within a 500 sq km area.Junnar is also surrounded by much greenery and dams, such as Vadaj and Manikdoh, common picnic locations.

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