Maharashtra's Jalgaon district is located in the state of Maharashtra. Previously, it was known as the East Khandesh district. It has an area of 11,765 km2 and a population of 3,682,690 people (2001 census), with 71.4 percent of the population living in rural areas. It is bordered on the north by Madhya Pradesh state, on the east by Buldhana, on the southeast by Jalna, on the south by Aurangabad, on the southwest by Nashik, and on the west by Dhule. About Jalgaon The district of Jalgaon is located in Maharashtra's northwestern area. It is bordered on the north by the Satpuda mountain ranges and on the south by the Ajanta mountain ranges. Jalgaon has a lot of volcanic soil, which is ideal for growing cotton. Tea, gold, pulses, cotton, and bananas are all key exports from here. Marathi, Ahirani, Hindi, and English are the languages spoken. The average rainfall in Jalgaon District is roughly 690 mm, and the temperature ranges from 10 to 48 degrees Celsius. Jalgaon has a wide range of climates. Summers are extremely hot and dry, with temperatures reaching as high as 45 degrees Celsius. During the monsoons, Jalgaon receives roughly 700 mm of rain, which is followed by comfortable temperatures in the winter. The Tapti River is the most prominent natural feature. Unlike the remainder of the Deccan, which has rivers that begin in the Western Ghats and flow eastward to the Bay of Bengal, the Tapti flows westward from its sources in eastern Maharashtra to the Arabian Sea. During its journey through Kandesh, the Tapti receives thirteen major tributaries. None of the rivers are navigable, and the Tapti has a deep bottom that has historically made irrigation difficult. The Girna, Bori, and Panjhra, which are tributaries of the Tapti, drain the majority of Kandesh. Max temp : 48.0°C,Min temp : 10.3°C ,Average rainfall :690.2 mm. Geographical location Between 20° and 21° North latitudes and 74° 55′ to 76° 28′ East longitudes, in the northern part of the state.Jalgaon City located at Longitude 75.5626039 and Latitude 21.0076578. Tourist places Parola Fort, Chopda Fort,Lasur,Rajdehare Fort ,Tondapur Digar fort,Yaval Fort,"Shrihgar Chauri,Sita Nhani,padashali,god Trivikram,"Hartale, Unapdeo,Mehrun Lake,Gandhi Tirth. Red Garden(LalBag),Statue of Subhash Chandra Bose,Maharana Pratap Hall,Dr. Shyarna Prasad Mukherji Udyan,Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Udyan, Kanhera Svami,dipmal. How to Reach By Road: Private and public buses are available aplenty to travel to and from Jalgaon. The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (M.S.R.T.C.), the state-run bus service, has buses operating to key cities in Maharashtra from Jalgaon. The MSRTC has buses that linked between Jalgaon and cities like Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Surat, and several other cities. By Train: Jalgaon Railway Junction (JL) which is connected to the major cities of Maharashtra. It is linked with the cities like New Delhi, Bangalore, Mysore, Lucknow, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Ahmedabad, Jaipur and Patna through Lokmanya Tilak Express, Navjeevan Express and Karnataka Express etc. By Airports: Jalgaon Airport is located 6 Km away from city Jalgaon and the nearest airport from Jalgaon is the Aurangabad domestic airport. After landing at Aurangabad, you have to take a 160 km drive which takes less than 4 hours to cover. The nearest international airport is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, which is approximately 410 km from Jalgaon.
Jalgaon airport was built in 1973 by the Public Works Department. The Jalgaon Municipal council took over its operations in April 1997 and handed it over to the Maharashtra Airport Development Company in April 2007. The Government of Maharashtra signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Airports Authority of India (AAI) to upgrade the existing airfield in July 2009.The then President of India, Pratibha Patil laid the foundation stone for the development and expansion of the Jalgaon airport in June 2010.Jalgaon has two flights one for Mumbai and one for Ahemdabad operated by Trujet airlines.