Yavatmal yä´vätmäl˝, yä´wät– [key], formerly Yeotmalyā´ōtmäl˝ [key], town (1991 pop. 121,816), Maharashtra state, central India. Yavatmal, located c.1,500 ft (460 m) above sea level, is a district administrative center, a cattle-breeding town, and a market for peanuts, cotton, and timber.

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