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Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Native ameAurangabad
Other nameऔरंगाबाद اورنگ آباد
NicknameCity of Gates,
Divisional Commissioner of AurangabadBhaskar Munde
MayorAnita Ghodele
Total Area115.8 sq mi (300 km2)
Altitude513 m
Total Population1710285+ inculdes nearest suburbs, waluj (2011)
Density (pop.)6051/km2 (15672.1/sq mi)
Official languagesMarathi, Urdu
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode431 XXX
VehicleMH 20

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Aurangabad ( , Aurangabad),, , is a city in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. Aurangabad (meaning "Built by the Throne") is named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The city is a tourist hub, surrounded with many historical monuments, including the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara. The administrative headquarters of the Aurangabad Division or Marathwada region, Aurangabad is said to be a City of Gates and the strong presence of these can be felt as one drives through the city. Recently, Aurangabad has been declared as Tourism Capital of Maharashtra. The city is also one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

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