Situated along the Mahrashtra-Karnataka border, Latur district has achieved remarkable agricultural development despite adverse climate. It has introduced revolutionary study techniques for the intensely competitive 10th and 12th standard examinations. This set of techniques is now famously known as the Latur Pattern. The district created academic history with many of its students topping the State merit list. A major marketplace in this region, Latur has achieved accolades due to the Manjara Co-operative Sugar Factory, which has won many awards at the State and National level for excellent performance. Udgir, Ausa, Nilanga and Hatti Bet are some of the places of tourist attraction