Jalna was formerly a part of Nizam State. This district was part of erstwhile Aurangabad district and was formed on 1st May 1982, by carving out Jalna, Bhokardan, Jafrabad, Ambad tahsils of Aurangabad district and Partur tahsil of Parbhani district. The district is located in the central part of Maharashtra state in Marathvada region. The boundaries of Jalna district are Parbhani and Buldhana on east, Aurangabad on west, Jalgaon on north and Beed on south. The district head quarter is at Jalna.
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