Yawal is a city and a municipal council in Jalgaon district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Places in Yawal:
* Chikhali Bk
* Chikhali Kh
* SANGVI BK
As of the 2001 India census, Yawal had a population of 31,799. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Yawal has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 59%. In Yawal, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
It has a very old fort said to have belonged to the Sansthanik Raje Nimbalkar although there is no documentary proof for this. Yawal has two temples, one of which is the ancient temple of Shree Jagatguru Ved Maharshi Vyas Muni who wrote the Mahabharata, the other being the 'Tarkeshwar Mandir'.
Yawal has 2 rivers (Harita & Sarita a.k.a. Hadkai and Khadkai) and it was very prosperous city. In Yawal Taluka, 25km away from Yawal, is the Kulswamini Manudevi temple.
From Manudevi place there is a Gavali Wadaa having the 9-10km long wall. It is Located on the Barhanpur-Ankaleshwar Highway.
3 kilometer from yawal there is KOLWAD GAON.
HAMBARDI is also a small village which is situated 12 Km away from Yawal and 5 Km away from Faizpur. The Population of the village is about 2000.
ATRAWAL is 3km from center.temple of munjoba god.
SAKLI is 7km from center.temple in jain temple.
Yawal wild life sanctuary
yawal national park |
yawal wild life
Introduction to Yawal Sanctuary :
Characterized by daylong light drizzle every now and then, Yawal Sanctuary at Jalgaon in Maharashtra can best be visited by a Jeep Safari. Torrential showers being common, all access points are sometimes completely cut off. Langda Amba is one of the important transit points contributing to the easy admittance into the Yawal Sanctuary in Maharashtra.
Mangrove forest zones, Yawal Sanctuary consist mainly of dry deciduous trees, with Arjun and Salai trees spread all over. Intermittent shrubs like Nirgudi and Khair are spread in between these large trees. Lying on the western side of the Satpura Range, Yawal Sanctuary at Jalgaon in Maharashtra is a wonderful tourist destination where you can visit with friends and family during a vacation.
About Yawal Sanctuary :
Considered as the treasure trove of nature, Yawal Sanctuary boasts a wide collection of flora and fauna. Drained by the Sukki River Dam which remains filled for the entire year, Yawal Sanctuary is a veritable heaven for nature lovers. This dam, 615 meters in length and 18.74 meters in breadth is deep enough to enclose sufficient water reserve for summer months.
Blue tiger Butterflies can be seen in Nirgudi Plants, while water frogs are plentiful inside water. A minor Irrigation project is supposed to be launched soon because the Government has already decided on this project. The population of fauna consists mainly of flying squirrel, pangolin, ratel, tiger, leopard, sambar, barking deer, chital, mouse deer, and wild dogs. Threatened by poachers, this region was declared as a Sanctuary by Maharashtra Government.
Flora- The place abounds in natural vegetation cover and comprises of various species of plants and trees that are hard to find somewhere else. Some of the common species of trees found here are Teak, Anjan, Ain, Tiwas, Awala, Shisam, Khair, Haldu, Salai, Charoli, Tendu, Jamun, Bamboo and many more.
Fauna- One can see a wide array of animals here at Yawal sanctuary. Some of the commonly seen animals include Tiger, Wild dog, Hyena, Wolf, Nilgai, arking deer, Palm civet, Flying squirrel, Jungle cat, Chinkara, Leopard, Fox, Sambar, Sloth bear, Wild boar etc. Due to the presence of the Suki Lake, one can see various types of birds that include both residential birds as well as migratory birds.
Yawal Sanctuary- Tourist Information
The climate in Yawal Sanctuary is mostly wet. The annual rainfall is above 4000 millimeters. The highest temperature goes to about 40 degrees.
Best time to visit -
The best Time to visit Yawal Sanctuary is from the month of February to the month of May. The climate during this period remains predictable and comfortable.
Getting there -
By Air -
The nearest airport to Yawal Sanctuary is the Jalgaon airport which is at a distance of only 95 kilometers.
By Rail -
The nearest railway station is the Raver Railway Junction on Mumbai -Bhusawal Khandwa line. It is located some 35 kilometers from the Yawal Sanctuary.
By Road -
The Yawal Sanctuary is well connected to major cities of Maharastra such as Raver, Pune, Mumbai, and many more.
Yawal STD code :02585
Yawal Pin code
Details of Post Office YAWAL, JALGAON
Post Office: YAWAL
Post Office Type: SUB OFFICE
Pin Code: 425301
Contact Address: Postmaster, Post Office YAWAL (SUB OFFICE), JALGAON, MAHARASHTRA (MH), India (IN), Pin Code:- 425301