Khamgaon, situated in Maharashtra’s Buldhana District, India, stands as the largest city within the district. The city boasts strong connectivity to major cities in Maharashtra and India through National Highway 6 and other state highways.

Noted for its scorching temperatures, Khamgaon is considered one of the hottest cities in Maharashtra, with summer temperatures often reaching 47–48 degrees Celsius. Additionally, the region experiences relatively low rainfall, leading to occasional water scarcity.

During the British era, Khamgaon held significance as a prominent cotton hub and hosts several historic buildings from that time. Mahatma Gandhi spent a brief period here during the Indian freedom movement, even inaugurating Tilak Rashriya Vidyapeeth in the city. Khamgaon also played a role in the Swadeshi movement after Calcutta. Nearby, there are historical and religious sites such as Sant Gajanan Maharaj Shegaon, a sacred destination for Hindus, located approximately 17 km northeast of Khamgaon in Shegaon.

Within Khamgaon, the Dharma Baskar Sant Pachalegaonkar Maharaj Math finds its place. The city’s Ganesh Utsav holds a unique charm, featuring around 30 mandals participating in a procession along a traditional route. Another distinctive festival celebrated in the city is Mothi Devi Utsav.

Khamgaon earns the moniker “Silver City” due to its renowned silver market, offering a range of pure silver products. Notably, Amitabh Bachchan ordered a silver Ganesh statue from Khamgaon. The city also features a thriving gold market and numerous goldsmiths. It was once recognized as the “Cotton City” during the British Raj when it served as a prominent cotton trade center. Today, Khamgaon remains a significant hub for silver and cotton textile production. Since 1960, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) has established industrial estates in the city’s surroundings, attracting multinational companies. Key industries in Khamgaon encompass FMCG, manufacturing, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and automobiles.