The administrative district of Hingoli is located in Maharashtra, India. Hingoli is home to the district headquarters. The district covers 4,526 km2 and has a population of 987,160 people, 15.60 percent of whom live in cities (as of 2001). Aurangabad division includes this district. The Aundha Nagnath, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines, is located in the Hingoli area. As of 2011 it is the third least populous district of Maharashtra (out of 39), after Sindhudurg and Gadchiroli. About Hingoli Hingoli is a small town in Maharashtra's Marathwada district. Hingoli is bordered on the north by Akola and Yevotmal, on the west by Parbhani, and on the south-east by Nanded. On May 1, 1999, the district was formed by the splitting of the Parbhani district. Nearest Railway Station : Hingoli. Biggest Railway Station : Parbhani which is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Hyderabad by direct train. Distance from Parbhani by Road : 80 Km. Distance from Akola by Train : 115 Km. Nearest Airport : Aurangabad Distance from Aurangabad by Road : 230 Km Area-4526 sq. kms. Tourist places: Kanifnath Gad,Siddheswar Dam,Bhategaon Lake,Aundha Nagnath Forest,Mallinath Digambar Jain,Sant Namdev Sansthan. How to Reach Hingoli is situated at the northern part of Marathwada in Maharashtra. Borders of Hingoli are surrounded by Akola and Yevotmal in northern side, Parbhani in western side and Nanded at south-eastern side. The district came into existence by division of Parbhani district on 1st may 1999. Latitude Of Hingoli District is 19.43 N and Longitude is 77.11 E. By Train: Nearest Railway Station : Hingoli. Biggest Railway Station : Parbhani which is connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Hyderabad by direct train. By Road Distance from Parbhani by Road : 80 Km. Distance from Akola by Train : 115 Km. By Air Nearest Airport : Aurangabad Distance from Aurangabad by Road : 230 Km.
Residents of Hingoli had experienced two big wars between Tipu Sultan and Maratha in 1803 and 1857 between Nagpurkar and Bhosale. Being a military base, the city was one of the important and famous place of the Hyderabad State. Some of the names like Paltan, Risala, Tophkhana, Pensionpura, Sadar Bazaar are famous today. In the 1956, post-independence when the states were reconstructed on linguistic lines Marathwada was attached to Bombay State and in 1960 Hingoli became part of the Maharashtra State as part of Parbhani district. Later on 1 May 1999 Hingoli district came into existence by division of Parbhani.