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Beed district
बीड जिल्हा

Location of Beed district in Maharashtra
State Maharashtra, Flag of India.svg India
Administrative division Aurangabad Division
Headquarters Beed
Area 10,693 km2 (4,129 sq mi)
Population 2,161,250 (2001)
Population density 936/km² (2,424.2/sq mi)
Urban population 17.91%
Tehsils 1. Beed, 2. Ashti, 3. Patoda, 4. Shirur, 5. Georai, 6. Ambajogai, 7. Wadwani, 8. Kaij, 9. Dharur, 10. Parli, 11. Majalgaon
Lok Sabha Constituencies Beed (Based on Election Commission website)
Assembly Seats 6
Official website

Beed district (or Bid or Bhir) (Marathi: बीड जिल्हा) is an administrative district in the state of Maharashtra in India. The district headquarters are located at Beed. The district occupies an area of 10,693 km² and has a population of 2,161,250 of which 17.91% were urban (as of 2001).[1]


Beed district has a long history of many rulers and kingdoms. In the ancient era, this city was called as Champavati nagari. The city still proudly shows some old monuments showing the signs of past glory in the form of many city entry doors (called Ves in local language) and city protection walls. Until the 19th century, this part of Marathwada was under the Nizam monarchy, but was later included into the Indian Republic after a fierce struggle between Indian freedom fighters and Nizam soldiers. THE name of Bhir is given by Mohammad Tughlaq.


Agriculture is the main business in Beed, and it is largely dependent on monsoon rain. Beed also is a district which provides a large number of laborers in India.


This district is divided in to eleven talukas (or tehsils). These are:

  1. Beed
  2. Ashti
  3. Patoda
  4. Shirur
  5. Georai
  6. Ambajogai
  7. Wadwani
  8. Kaij
  9. Dharur
  10. Parli
  11. Majalgaon


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Coordinates: 18°50′N 75°45′E / 18.833, 75.75Template:Beed-geo-stub

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