Latur is a city in Marathwada, Maharashtra. The city is a tourist hub, encircled by many historical monuments, including the Kharosa Caves.
Latur has an ancient history, which possibly dates to the Rashtrakuta period. It was home to a division of Rashtrakutas which ruled the Deccan from 753AD to 973 AD. The first Rashtrakuta king, Dantidurga, was from Lattalur (Kannada). Ratnapura is also referred to as a historic name for Latur.
Latur is situated 636 meters above mean sea level, on the Balaghat plateau, near the Maharashtra–Karnataka state boundary. The geo coordinates of Latur IS 18.4088° North latitude and 76.5604° East longitude. It receives its drinking water from the nearby river Manjira.
Annual temperature in Latur varies from 13 to 41 °C. Best time to visit in the winter is October to February. The highest temperature ever recorded is 45.8 °C. The lowest recorded temperature was 6.9 °C. Majority of rainfall occurs from June to September.
Latur has observed a spurt in financial activities, with almost all public sector and private banks opening their branches here. There are also a few industrial parks and export zones in Latur.
Some of the major tourist attractions in this city are - Siddheshwar & Ratneshwar Temple, Ausa Fort,Udgir fort, Hattibet-Devarjan, Astavinayak Temple, KharosaCaves, Surat Shahvali Darga, and Ganj Golai.
Nilanga, Netaji Nagar, Narayan Nagar, Pakharsangvi ,Pragati Nagar, and Vishwanathpur are some prominent local areas in the city.
Latur is linked by roads to various major cities in Maharashtra and other states. The city is provided by Latur Airport, which is close to Chincholiraowadi, 12 kilometers northwest of the city.
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