(Last Updated on : 05/02/2009)
Ghatanji is a town and a taluka headquarters in the Yavatmal district of the western state of India, Maharastra. The district headquarters is in the city of Yavatmal, which is about 45 km. south of Yavatmal. The nearest railway station is at Yavatmal and the Sonegaon Airport is the nearest airport. The geographical location of this place is between 20.13° North latitude and 78.32° East longitude at an average elevation of 274 metres (898 feet) above mean sea level.
Ghatanji had a population of 19,347 inhabitants according to the 2001 census report.Males and females account for 52% and 48% of the population respectively. In Ghatanji , 12% of the population is less than six years of age. The average literacy rat eof this town is 74% and it is higher than the national average literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 80% an dthe female literacy rate is 68%.
The Ghatanji Mini Industrial Area is located here. Jambhora is a nearby attraction.