The city, it is believed, was founded by a Rajput named Neem after his wife Bhani. The name Bhani later changed to Bhiyani and subsequently to Bhiwani. The city finds mention in Ain-e-Akbari and has been a prominent centre of commerce since time of Mughals. Bhiwani is known for its numerous temples and therefore is also called the little Kashi, also known as Benares of India.
Bhiwani (Hindi: ??????), a district in Haryana, India, has an area of 5140 sq. km. It is known as the city of temples. Besides being a seat of spiritual learning, the city has been the centerstage of regional politics.
Bhiwani is located at 28°47'N 76°08'E? / ?28.78°N 76.13°E? / 28.78; 76.13. It has an average elevation of 225 meters (738 feet). District Bhiwani is situated between 28.19 deg. & 29.05 deg. North latitude and 75.26 deg. & 76.28 deg. East longitudes.
The city is hometown to three of Haryana's chief ministers: Bansi Lal, Banarasi Das Gupta, and Hukum Chand.
Bhiwani district has also a very religious respect. It is called as "Chhota Kashi" because of the number of temples in the city. There are very famous temples in Bhiwani.
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