Jalgaon District is located in the north-west region of the state of
. It is bounded by Satpuda mountain ranges in the north, Ajanta mountain ranges in the south,
in the west and
in the east. Jalgaon is rich in volcanic soil which is well suited for cotton production. It is a major business center for tea, gold, pulse mills, cotton and agro products.
and English are the languages spoken. Jalgaon District receives an average rainfall of about 750 mm and the temperature varies from 10o
C to 48o
With an area of about 11,700 sq km, Jalgaon District has a population of about 3 million. It is also bounded by religious temples and cultural establishments. Padmalaya, Manudevi and Patnadevi are some of the religious places situated in Jalgaon District. The major tourist attractions are Pal hill station at Raver, Patnadevi temple, Muktabai temple at
Kothali, Changdev temple at the confluence of Tapi and Purna rivers, hot water springs at Unapdev in Chopda Taluk and Gandhi Philosophical Temple at Amalner.