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River Arunavati and its tributaries originate in the Tehsil of Washim and flow into the district of Yavatmal via the tehsils of Mangrul Pir and Manora. River Katepurna rises in the region's hilly highlands and runs north through the Malegaon tehsil before entering the Akola district.

About Washim
Washim is located in Vidharbha's eastern area. It borders Akola to the north, Amravati to the north neast, Hingoli to the south, Buldhana to the west, and Yavatmal to the east. The district's principal river is the Penganga. It runs through the Risod Tehsil. Later, it flows past the Washim and Hingoli districts' boundaries.The major tributary of the Penganga is the River Kas. About 1 mile from the settlement of Shelgaon Rajgure, the River Kas meets the Penganga.The river Arunavati and its tributaries originate in the Tehsil of Washim and flow into the district of Yavatmal via the tehsils of Mangrul Pir and Manora.
Monsoon rains are most common in the months of June to September. Summers are hot and dry, while winters are chilly, with significant seasonal temperature change.Washim, Karanja, and Mangrulpir are revenue subdivisions. Talukas with high revenue: Washim, Karanja, Risod, Malegaon, Manora, and Mangrulpir are six revenue talukas led by a Tehsildar. Area5,150 km2.

Tourist places:
Sawargaon Forest, Tapovan Forest,Karanja,Rishi Talav,Deo Talav or Balaji Talav,  Buddha Vihar, Deo Talav, Padmavati Lake Poharadevi Temple,Jain Temple Shirpur Jain,Gurudatta Temple Karanja.

How To Reach
By Road:
Washim is connected by State Highways to all the important cities of Maharashtra. Important Roads include Washim-Mangrul Pir-Karanja-Ner-Yavatmal, Washim Karanja Amravati Nagpur, Washim Malegaon Akola, Washim Risod Lonar Sindhkhed Raja Jalna Aurangabad Ahmednagar Pune Mumbai, Washim Pankanergaon Hingoli Nanded and Washim Pusad.
Washim is wel connected to other cities by MSRTC ST Busses. You can find Government ST busses from Malegaon, Mangrulpir, Manora, Risod,
Hingoli(district), Pusad (Yavatmal district) and other cities. There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Washim.
Bus Station(s): Washim Government and private buses operate on regular basis, connecting the district with major cities.

By Train:
Trains are also available to reach the destination, which are served by Washim Railway Station. You can easily get regular trains to Washim from other major cities of the country. Railway Station(s): Washim (WHM).

By Air:
To reach Washim, tourists can board flights to Nanded Airport, the nearest airport. It is situated at a distance of around 106 km.

Wardha was included in the empire of the Mauryas, Shungas, Satavahanas and Vakatakas. Pravarapura, modern Pavnar, was once the capital of the Vakataka dynasty. Vakatakas were contemporaries of the Imperial Guptas. Prabhavatigupta, the daughter of Chandragupta II (Vikramaditya), was married to the Vakataka ruler Rudrasena. The period of the Vakatakas was from the 2nd to the 5th century CE. The empire stretched from the Arabian Sea in the west to the Bay of Bengal in the east, and from the Narmada River in the north to the Krishna-Godavari delta in south.