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CHINCHOLI

Located in 1855' north latitude and 7420' east longitude, Chincholi is a small village in Parner taluka, six miles to the east of Parner, the taluka head-quarters. The village covers an area of 4.6 square miles and has a population of 1,090 souls as per the Census of 1971. Wells form the main source of water-supply to the village populace. It has a post office. Facilities exist in the village only for the primary education. The old Ahmadnagar District Gazetteer published in 1884 states that, "the village has fragments of ancient sculpture, the most notable being a seven-headed cobra or nag on a grave-stone with a tail tied in a true love-knot."

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