Waghangaon Village, with population of 765 is Lanja sub district's the 45th most populous village, located in Lanja sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Waghangaon village is 4 km2 and it is the 48th smallest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 202 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Rajapur and distance from Waghangaon village to Rajapur is 25 km. Lanja is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 65 km. District head quarter of the village is Ratnagiri which is 65 km away. 0.78 square kilometer (21%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to 765 people, among them 355 (46%) are male and 410 (54%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Waghangaon village is 10%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 184 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1155 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1169, in schedule caste is 1000. There are 805 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 595 people in the village are literate, among them 295 are male and 300 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Waghangaon is 86%. 94% of male and 80% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Waghangaon has 58% (446) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 59% female population are working population. 4% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 54% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 57% are marginal workers.