Yavatmal District is located in the eastern part of
. It is bordered by
in the west,
in the north,
in the east and
in the south. The languages spoken are
, Banjara and Kolami. Wardha and Penganga are the major rivers in Yavatmal District. The chief crops are jowar, cotton and rice. Yavatmal also has rich deposits of coal. The climate is hot and dry, with moderately cold winters. The temperature varies from 5o
C to 45o
C. Yavatmal District receives an annual rainfall of about 105 cm.
Chintamani of Kalamb, Tipeshwar sanctuary and Sahstrakund waterfalls near Umarkhed are the major tourist attractions.