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Hingoli is a city and a municipal council in Hingoli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.HistoryMarathwada was initially under Nizam's regime. Hingoli was the taluka of Parbhani district and part of Nizam's regime. It was Nizam's military base as it was border place with Vidarbha. In that era military troops, hospitals, veterinary hospital were in operation from Hingoli. Residents of Hingoli had experienced two big wars between Tipu Sultan and Maratha in 1803 and in 1857 between Nagpurkar and Bhosale. Being a military base the city was one of the important and famous place of the Hydrabad State.Some of the names like Paltan, Risala, Tophkhana, Pensionpura, Sadar Bazaar are famous today. In the 1956, post independence when the state were reconstructed Marathwada was attached to Mumbai 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.Places of interestThe following temples are of tourist interest for their architecture: Jaleshwar Mahadev Temple (present in the lake)Shri Datta Mandir, Mangalwara,Dakshinmukhi Hanuman Temple, KhatkaliGeographyHingoli is located at. It has an average elevation of 457m. There are two big lakes and one river in city.TransportHingoli is well connected by road and rail. The nearest domestic airport is in Nanded (80 km) which serves as a common airport for Nanded, Parbhani and Hingoli districts. Presently there are no commercial flights to and from Nanded. There is a National Highway connecting Washim, Kanergaon, Akola, Amrawati, Hingoli and Nanded. Chikalthana Airport, Aurangabad(232 km)operates regular flights to Mumbai & Delhi.

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