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BUSINESS POTENTIAL URBAN CENTRES  

 OF MAHARASTRA

 
 
The locational  factors play very important role for the growth of any person, company, business, industry, institution etc. The availability of International Airports; Sea Ports; Junctions of Railways, National Highways, Express Ways; Developed Urban Estates, Universities and Colleges covering all disciplines of knowledge, Offices of Administrative Authorities, Medical and Financial Institutions including well laid system of power, treated water, LPG Gas, sewerage system etc. are the prime in gradients of infrastructure development which are required for the growth of every types of industry and business. High potential towns facilitate the growth of industry and business automatically in comparison to low potential towns.
                                    In Maharastrathe aforesaid factors of infrastructure development are directly co-related with the sizes of cities. Increase in level of infrastructure with the increase in sizes of cities is a universal phenomenon which go on operating automatically. The population sizes of different cities of thestate infect are the indexes of their business potentialities. The business attracting potentialities of cities go on increasing with the increase of their population sizes.        
                                 The land prices including cost of living of cities are also directly co-related with the sizes of cities. Bigger the cities in sizes, the high would be their land prices and cost of living. Since, highest level of infrastructure always take place in big urban centres,  therefore, big urban agglomerations / cities are also called sheet of new innovations, researches, advanced knowledge of science and technology. Due to aforesaid behavior of urban development, the growth of business is also directly linked with the sizes of cities. The urban centres which are big in their population sizes, offer comparatively more potentiality for the growth of industry and business.

                                    For the convenience of general public specially for industrial entrepreneurs and multi national companies who want to expand their business in various urban centres of the state, the towns and cities of Maharastra have been described hereunder in descending order along with their population as per 2001 Census to understand their relative potentiality for the growth of their business.

 

SR.
 No.

NAME OF URBAN CENTRES

POPULATION

1

Greater Mumbai (UA) (Thane District)

16434386

2

Pune (UA) (Pune District)

3760636

3

Nagpur (UA) (Nagpur District)

2129500

4

Nashik (UA) (Nashik District)

1152326

5

Aurangabad (UA) (Aurangabad District)

892483

6

Solapur (M Corp.) (Solapur District)

872478

7

Bhiwandi (UA) (Thane District)

621427

8

Amravati (M Corp.) (Amravati District)

549510

9

Kolhapur (UA) (Kolhapur District)

505541

10

Sangli (UA) (Sangli District)

447774

11

Nanded-Waghala (M Corp.)
       (Nanded District)

430733

12

Malegaon (M Cl) (Nashik District)

409403

13

Akola (M Cl) (Akola District)

400520

14

Jalgaon (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

368618

15

Ahmadnagar (UA) (Ahmadnagar District)

347549

16

Dhule (M Cl) (Dhule District)

341755

17

Latur (M Cl) (Latur District)

299985

18

Chandrapur (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

289450

19

Ichalkaranji (UA) (Kolhapur District)

285860

20

Parbhani (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

259329

21

Jalna (M Cl) (Jalna District)

235795

22

Bhusawal (UA) (Jalgaon District)

187564

23

Nalasopara (M Cl) (Thane District)

184538

24

Vasai (UA) (Thane District)

174396

25

Yavatmal (UA) (Yavatmal District)

139835

26

Bid (M Cl) (Bid District)

138196

27

Kamptee (UA) (Nagpur District)

136491

28

Gondiya (M Cl) (Gondiya District)

120902

29

Virar (M Cl) (Thane District)

118928

30

Wardha (M Cl) (Wardha District)

111118

31

Satara (M Cl) (Satara District)

108048

32

Achalpur (M Cl) (Amravati District)

107316

33

Barshi (M Cl) (Solapur District)

104785

34

Panvel (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

104058

35

Nandurbar (M Cl) (Nandurbar District)

94368

36

Hinganghat (M Cl) (Wardha District)

92342

37

Udgir (M Cl) (Latur District)

91933

38

Amalner (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

91490

39

Pandharpur (M Cl) (Solapur District)

91379

40

Chalisgaon(M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

91110

41

Ballarpur (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

89995

42

Shrirampur (UA) (Ahmadnagar District)

88761

43

Khamgaon (M Cl) (Buldana District)

88687

44

Parli (M Cl) (Bid District)

88537

45

Bhandara (M Cl) (Bhandara District)

85213

46

Navi Mumbai (Panvel, Raigarh)
       (CT) (Rajgarh District)

81855

47

Akot (M Cl) (Akola District)

80726

48

Osmanabad (M Cl)
       (Osmanabad District)

80625

49

Manmad (M Cl) (Nashik District)

72401

50

Ratnagiri (M Cl) (Ratnagiri District)

70383

51

Ambejogai (M Cl) (Bid District)

69478

52

Hingoli (M Cl) (Hingoli District)

69432

53

Pusad (M Cl) (Yavatmal District)

67166

54

Buldana (M Cl) (Buldana District)

62972

55

Washim (M Cl) (Washim District)

62956

56

Sangamner (M Cl)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

61958

57

Shirpur-Warwade (M Cl)
       (Dhule District)

61694

58

Malkapur (M Cl) (Buldana District)

61012

59

Chopda (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

60865

60

Karanja (M Cl) (Washim District)

60158

61

Kopargaon (M Cl)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

59970

62

Khopoli (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

58664

63

Uran Islampur (M Cl) (Sangli District)

58330

64

Basmath (M Cl) (Hingoli District)

57365

65

Bhadravati (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

56903

66

Karad (M Cl) (Satara District)

56161

67

Lonavala (M Cl) (Pune District)

55652

68

Wani (M Cl) (Yavatmal District)

52834

69

Palghar (M Cl) (Thane District)

52677

70

Shegaon (M Cl) (Buldana District)

52423

71

Baramati (M Cl) (Pune District)

51334

72

Anjangaon (M Cl) (Amravati District)

51170

73

Phaltan (M Cl) (Satara District)

50800

74

Shahade (M Cl) (Nandurbar District)

49696

75

Umred (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

49577

76

Chikhli (M Cl) (Buldana District)

48428

77

Deglur (M Cl) (Nanded District)

48028

78

Chiplun (M Cl) (Ratnagiri District)

46229

79

Ozar (CT) (Nashik District)

45954

80

Pachora (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

45333

81

Dahanu (M Cl) (Thane District)

44401

82

Manjlegaon (M Cl) (Bid District)

44029

83

Sillod (M Cl) (Aurangabad District)

43867

84

Yevla (M Cl) (Nashik District)

43207

85

Jaysingpur (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

43067

86

Talegaon Dabhade (M Cl)
       (Pune District)

42578

87

Gadchiroli (M Cl) (Gadchiroli District)

42468

88

Dondaicha-Warwade(M Cl)
       (Dhule District)

42436

89

Daund (M Cl) (Pune District)

42204

90

Tumsar (M Cl) (Bhandara District)

42021

91

Warora (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

41971

92

Vita (M Cl) (Sangli District)

41804

93

Warud (M Cl) (Amravati District)

41005

94

Arvi (M Cl) (Wardha District)

40575

95

Gangakhed (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

40428

96

Sailu (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

39851

97

Balapur (M Cl) (Akola District)

39502

98

Digras (M Cl) (Yavatmal District)

39178

99

Murtijapur (M Cl) (Akola District)

38554

100

Akkalkot (M Cl) (Solapur District)

38213

101

Jintur (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

38112

102

Mehkar (M Cl) (Buldana District)

37715

103

Nandura (M Cl) (Buldana District)

37469

104

Katol (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

37435

105

Vaijapur (M Cl) (Aurangabad District)

37064

106

Pulgaon (M Cl) (Wardha District)

36522

107

Ahmadpur (M Cl) (Latur District)

35805

108

Parola (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

34799

109

Paithan (M Cl) (Aurangabad District)

34518

110

Rahuri (M Cl) (Ahmadnagar District)

34476

111

Kannad (M Cl) (Aurangabad District)

34403

112

Daryapur Banosa (M Cl)
       (Amravati District)

34397

113

Umarkhed (M Cl) (Yavatmal District)

34059

114

Dharangaon (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

33625

115

Morshi (M Cl) (Amravati District)

33607

116

Tasgaon (M Cl) (Sangli District)

33457

117

Purna (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

33225

118

Ashta (M Cl) (Sangli District)

33203

119

Satana (M Cl) (Nashik District)

32561

120

Pathri (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

32001

121

Yawal (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

31803

122

Tuljapur (M Cl) (Osmanabad District)

31706

123

Nilanga (M Cl) (Latur District)

31662

124

Sinnar (M Cl) (Nashik District)

31630

125

Igatpuri (M Cl) (Nashik District)

31539

126

Brahmapuri (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

31207

127

Wai (M Cl) (Satara District)

31110

128

Ausa (M Cl) (Latur District)

30876

129

Wadgaon Road (CT) (Yavatmal District)

30756

130

Deolali Pravara (M Cl)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

30340

131

Pen (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

30201

132

Umarga (M Cl) (Osmanabad District)

30178

133

Erandol (MC) (Jalgaon District)

30120

134

Nawapur (M Cl) (Nandurbar District)

29979

135

Dharmabad (M Cl) (Nanded District)

29951

136

Ghugus (CT) (Chandrapur District)

29945

137

Manwath (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

29218

138

Partur (M Cl) (Jalna District)

29012

139

Georai (M Cl) (Bid District)

28492

140

Hupari (CT) (Kolhapur District)

28265

141

Sangole (M Cl) (Solapur District)

28116

142

Mangrulpir (M Cl) (Washim District)

27815

143

Jamkhed (CT) (Ahmadnagar District)

27654

144

Risod (M Cl) (Washim District)

27516

145

Shirur (M Cl) (Pune District)

26999

146

Savner (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

26712

147

Sasvad (M Cl) (Pune District)

26689

148

Pandharkaoda (M Cl)
       (Yavatmal District)

26572

149

Shrigonda (M Cl)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

26324

150

Jalgaon (Jamod) (M Cl)
       (Buldana District)

26282

151

Shirdi (M Cl) (Ahmadnagar District)

26184

152

Ambad (M Cl) (Jalna District)

26108

153

Raver (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

25993

154

Mukhed (M Cl) (Nanded District)

25933

155

Rajura (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

25843

156

Karjat (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

25531

157

Gadhinglaj (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

25357

158

Talode (M Cl) (Nandurbar District)

25036

159

Kinwat (M Cl) (Nanded District)

24878

160

Dyane (CT) (Nashik District)

24832

161

Desaiganj (M Cl) (Gadchiroli District)

24793

162

Junnar (M Cl) (Pune District)

24741

163

Deulgaon Raja (M Cl)
       (Buldana District)

24372

164

Mahad (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

24276

165

Kagal (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

23776

166

Faizpur (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

23694

167

Darwha (M Cl) (Yavatmal District)

23366

168

Hadgaon (M Cl) (Nanded District)

23339

169

Uran (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

23251

170

Nandgaon (M Cl) (Nashik District)

23195

171

Kalamb (M Cl) (Osmanabad District)

23022

172

Sawantwadi (M Cl)
       (Sindhudurg  District)

22901

173

Pathardi (M Cl)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

22827

174

Kurduvadi (M Cl) (Solapur District)

22777

175

Vadgaon Kasba (M Cl)
       (Kolhapur District)

22758

176

Pauni (M Cl) (Bhandara District)

22587

177

Uchgaon (CT) (Kolhapur District)

22548

178

Tirora (M Cl) (Gondiya District)

22529

179

Ramtek (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

22516

180

Mul (M Cl) (Chandrapur District)

22330

181

Gangapur (M Cl)
       (Aurangabad District)

22325

182

Karmala (M Cl) (Solapur District)

21928

183

Soyagaon (CT) (Nashik District)

21819

184

Chandur (CT) (Chandrapur District)

21731

185

Mangalvedhe (M Cl) (Solapur District)

21706

186

Chakan (CT) (Pune District)

21680

187

Indapur (M Cl) (Pune District)

21592

188

Narkhed (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

21537

189

Karanje Turf Satara (CT)
       (Satara District)

21504

190

Dattapur Dhamangaon (M Cl)
       (Amravati District)

21426

191

Kurundvad (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

21327

192

Shendurjana (M Cl) (Amravati District)

21083

193

Kandhar (M Cl) (Nanded District)

20772

194

Kalamnuri (M Cl) (Hingoli District)

20632

195

Patur (M Cl) (Akola District)

20538

196

Mhaswad (M Cl) (Satara District)

20500

197

Ghoti Budruk (CT) (Nashik District)

20206

198

Loha (M Cl) (Nanded District)

20148

199

Lonar (M Cl) (Buldana District)

20082

200

Gokhivare (CT) (Thane District)

20075

201

Alibag (M Cl)(Rajgarh District)

19496

202

Ghulewadi (CT) (Ahmadnagar District)

19367

203

Ghatanji (M Cl) (Yavatmal District)

19347

204

Savda (M Cl) (Jalgaon District)

19332

205

Roha Ashtami (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

19071

206

Rahta Pimplas (M Cl)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

19019

207

Telhara (M Cl) (Akola District)

18906

208

Mudkhed (M Cl) (Nanded District)

18700

209

Malwan (M Cl) (Sindhudurg  District)

18680

210

Chicholi (CT) (Nagpur District)

18478

211

Dharur (M Cl) (Bid District)

18338

212

Mahadula (CT) (Nagpur District)

18252

213

Korochi (CT) (Kolhapur District)

18120

214

Bhor (M Cl) (Pune District)

17886

215

Chandur (M Cl) (Amravati District)

17719

216

Durgapur (CT) (Chandrapur District)

17714

217

Rajgurunagar (Khed) (CT) (Pune District)

17636

218

Chandurbazar (M Cl) (Amravati District)

17635

219

Alandi (M Cl) (Pune District)

17565

220

Bhum (M Cl)  (Osmanabad District)

17509

221

Kalameshwar(M Cl) (Nagpur District)

17331

222

Murum (M Cl) (Osmanabad District)

17237

223

Wanadongri (CT) (Nagpur District)

17181

224

Paranda (M Cl) (Osmanabad District)

16990

225

Bhokardan (M Cl) (Jalna District)

16950

226

Godoli (CT) (Satara District)

16749

227

Rahimatpur (M Cl) (Satara District)

16554

228

Kodoli (CT) (Satara District)

16416

229

Umri Pragane Balapur (CT)
       (Akola District)

16264

230

Pasthal (CT) (Thane District)

16185

231

Naldurg (M Cl) (Osmanabad District)

15989

232

Vashind (CT) (Thane District)

15881

233

Deoli (M Cl) (Wardha District)

15878

234

Murbad (CT) (Thane District)

15821

235

Sindi Turf Hindnagar (CT)
       (Wardha District)

15554

236

Waliv (CT) (Thane District)

15388

237

Nildoh (CT) (Nagpur District)

15381

238

Kasara Budruk (CT) (Thane District)

15192

239

Shrivardhan (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

15186

240

Kon (CT) (Thane District)

15159

241

Khapa (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

14972

242

Ajra (CT) (Kolhapur District)

14849

243

Shivaji Nagar (CT)
       (Chandrapur District)

14797

244

Neral (CT) (Rajgarh District)

14739

245

Budhgaon (CT) (Sangli District)

14728

246

Boisar (CT) (Thane District)

14685

247

Kankavli (CT)  (Sindhudurg  District)

14625

248

Kundalwadi (M Cl) (Nanded District)

14334

249

Vada (CT) (Thane District)

14286

250

Sindkhed Raja (M Cl)
       (Buldana District)

13941

251

Khed (M Cl) (Ratnagiri District)

13813

252

Manchar (CT) (Pune District)

13799

253

Nagardeole (CT)
       (Ahmadnagar District)

13724

254

Kudal (CT) (Sindhudurg  District)

13642

255

Chinchani (CT) (Thane District)

13437

256

Biloli (M Cl) (Nanded District)

13433

257

Panchgani (M Cl) (Satara District)

13280

258

Sindi (M Cl) (Wardha District)

13052

259

Sonpeth (M Cl) (Parbhani District)

13022

260

Karivali (CT) (Thane District)

12932

261

Khuldabad (M Cl)
       (Aurangabad District)

12794

262

Mahabaleshwar (M Cl)
       (Satara District)

12737

263

Murud (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

12552

264

Lasalgaon (CT) (Nashik District)

12532

265

Malkapur (CT) (Akola District)

12487

266

Vengurla (M Cl) (Sindhudurg  District)

12471

267

Lanja (CT) (Ratnagiri District)

12276

268

Maindargi (M Cl) (Solapur District)

12148

269

Sonegaon (Nipani) (CT)
       (Nagpur District)

12005

270

Jejuri (M Cl) (Pune District)

12000

271

Pachgaon (CT) (Kolhapur District)

11991

272

Sawari Jawharnagar (CT)
       (Bhandara District)

11965

273

Shirwal (CT) (Satara District)

11836

274

Dudhani (M Cl) (Solapur District)

11754

275

Kondumal (CT) (Chandrapur District)

11721

276

Rajur (CT) (Yavatmal District)

11675

277

Patan (CT) (Satara District)

11598

278

Vadgaon (CT) (Pune District)

11364

279

Jawhar (M Cl) (Thane District)

11298

280

Katai (CT) (Thane District)

11252

281

Peth Umri (M Cl) (Nanded District)

11151

282

Singnapur (CT) (Ahmadnagar District)

10860

283

Taloje Panchnad (CT) (Rajgarh District)

10839

284

Walani (CT) (Nagpur District)

10716

285

Kherdi (CT) (Ratnagiri District)

10702

286

Shelar (CT) (Thane District)

10612

287

Rajapur (M Cl) (Ratnagiri District)

10499

288

Shahapur (CT) (Thane District)

10490

289

Dapoli Camp (CT) (Ratnagiri District)

10414

290

Yerkheda (CT) (Nagpur District)

10376

291

Nagothana (CT) (Rajgarh District)

10239

292

Shivatkar (Nira) (CT) (Pune District)

10135

293

Trimbak (M Cl) (Nashik District)

9804

294

Khadkale (CT)(Pune District)

9804

295

Pandharpur (CT) (Aurangabad District)

9696

296

Nachane (CT) (Ratnagiri District)

9237

297

Murgud (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

9204

298

Davlameti (CT) (Nagpur District)

8769

299

Mhasla (CT) (Rajgarh District)

8763

300

Mowad (M Cl) (Nagpur District)

8737

301

Mohpada Alias Wasambe (CT)
       (Rajgarh District)

8735

302

Kalambe Turf Thane (CT)
       (Kolhapur District)

8734

303

Kusgaon Budruk (CT) (Pune District)

8567

304

Sillewada (CT) (Nagpur District)

8503

305

Nimbhore Budruk (CT) (Jalgaon District)

8448

306

Manor (CT) (Thane District)

8343

307

Waghapur (CT) (Yavatmal District)

8307

308

Ganeshpur (CT) (Bhandara District)

8183

309

Pali (CT) (Rajgarh District)

8172

310

Kandri (CT) (Nagpur District)

8124

311

Tathavade (CT) (Pune District)

7976

312

Kegaon (CT) (Rajgarh District)

7923

313

Wajegaon (CT) (Nanded District)

7664

314

Bhingar (CT) (Ahmadnagar District)

7620

315

Kalundre (CT) (Rajgarh District)

7584

316

Utekhol (CT) (Rajgarh District)

7291

317

Birwadi (CT) (Rajgarh District)

7272

318

Mohpa (M Cl)(Nagpur District)

7068

319

Nagapur (CT) (Ahmadnagar District)

7064

320

Tarapur (CT) (Thane District)

7014

321

Khed (CT) (Satara District)

6886

322

Goregaon (CT)(Rajgarh District)

6868

323

Ambivali Tarf Wankhal (CT)
       (Rajgarh District)

6798

324

Babhulgaon (CT) (Hingoli District)

6601

325

Mansar (CT) (Nagpur District)

6459

326

Surgana (CT) (Nashik District)

6147

327

Katkar (CT) (Thane District)

6108

328

Nakoda (CT) (Chandrapur District)

6002

329

Dewhadi (CT) (Bhandara District)

5759

330

Umbar Pada Nandade (CT)
       (Thane District)

5689

331

Malkapur (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

5504

332

Sasti (CT) (Chandrapur District)

5458

333

Jalgaon (CT) (Ratnagiri District)

5449

334

Poladpur (CT) (Rajgarh District)

5297

335

Kandri (CT) (Nagpur District)

5295

336

Kopharad (CT) (Thane District)

5276

337

Matheran (M Cl) (Rajgarh District)

5139

338

Padagha (CT) (Thane District)

5047

339

Dhatau (CT) (Rajgarh District)

5035

340

Chikhaldara (M Cl)  (Amravati District)

4711

341

Vasantnagar (CT) (Yavatmal District)

4116

342

Vanvadi (Sadashivgad) (CT)
       (Satara District)

3942

343

Manadur (CT) (Sangli District)

3922

344

Purushottamnagar (CT)
       (Nandurbar District)

3594

345

Panhala (M Cl) (Kolhapur District)

3452

346

Guhagar (CT) (Ratnagiri District)

3207

347

Totaladoh (CT) (Nagpur District)

2336

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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