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Satana, India

Satana
सटाणा
city
Satana
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates:
Country India
State Maharashtra
District Nashik
Elevation 544 m (1,785 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 32,551
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 423301
Telephone code 02555
Vehicle registration MH-41
Website .com.devmamledarwww

Satana is a city and a municipal council in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is in the taluka of Baglan, which is sometimes called Satana, because of the city's dominance in the taluka.[1] The name "Satana" may be derived from "Śāṭyāyani" one of the minor Upanishads of the Muktika canon.

Geography

Satana is located at .[2] It has an average elevation of 544 metres (1784 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[3] Satana had a population of 32,551. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Satana has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 70%. In Satana, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Satana
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
77%
Muslims
  
14%
Buddhists
  
8.6%
Christians
  
1.4%
Jains
  
2.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

People from Satana

  • Dev Mamledar Yashwantrao Maharaj (Yeshvant Mahadev Bhosekar) (d. 1867), revenue officer in charge of Baglan
  • Upasni Maharaj, born Kashinath Govindrao Upasni,[1] (May 5, 1870 – December 24, 1941 [2]) was considered by his disciples to be a satguru.

References

  1. ^ "Block Profile of Baglan (Satana)" Official WebSite of Nashik District
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Satana
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 


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