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Pauni is a town and a Municipal Council in Bhandara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.GeographyPauni is located at. It has an average elevation of 226 metres (741 feet).IntroductionPauni is situated on the bank of river Wainganga known as South Ganga. It is a center of market and trade for the surrounding smaller villages and connects the smaller villages to cities like Nagpur, Chandrapur, Bhandara and Gondhia. In ancient times, Pauni was famous for the handloom textile industry. It is also a place of pilgrimage and boasts of many temples, schools a high school and a science college. Pauni also faces extreme weather conditions.King Pawan ruled this town years ago. On entering the town, one can see a large entrance of a fort. The town is surrounded on three sides by hills and the fourth side by the river. The main language of Pauni is the regional language of the state of Maharashtra, Marathi, although Hindi is also spoken by some people.DemographicsIndia census, Pauni had a population of 26250 . Males 51% of the population and females 49%. Pauni has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 63%. In Pauni, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.It was the ancient Buddhist city. many pilgrims have been found near and in the pauni. Pauni is an ancient town. The remains of historical monuments are scattered all over the town. The town is surrounded by a fort wall. The river Wainganga flows on the Northern side of the town. Number of bathing ghats viz. Diwan Ghat, Ghode Ghat, Vajreshwat Ghat, Hatti Ghat etc. are constructed along the river bank. Some of these ghats are still in good condition. There is renumber of small lakes along the fort wall. It appears that there are remains of what once was the water barrier which served the purpose of defending the town from the invaders.

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