Sangli District With Talukas & Tourist Places in Maharashtra State

Sangli District With Talukas & Tourist Places in Maharashtra State: Sangli district is in Maharashtra State. The headquarters of the district is Sangli City. The biggest cities in the district are Sangli and Miraj. The district is also known as the sugar bowl of India because it produces the highest amount of sugar in the country, and the district is also very active in politics. The district has Satara and Solapur districts in the north, Karnataka in the southeast, Kolhapur in the southwest, and Ratnagiri in the west. The Sangli district area is 8,572 square kilometres. The rural area is 8.217 square kilometres, and 354.28 square kilometres is the urban area.

Sangli District With Talukas


Overview of Sangli District:

Sangli district population, according to the 2011 census, is 2.822.143. Population density is 329 people per square kilometre. The sex ratio of the district is 964 females for every 1000 males. 82.62% is the literacy rate. People who follow Hinduism are 86.47% of the district's total population. Other religions followed are Islam, Buddhism and Jainism. The majority of the people speak Marathi. Kannada, Hindi and Urdu are the other languages spoken. There are 10 talukas in Sangli district. These are Shirala, Walwa, Palus, Kadegaon, Khanapur, Atpadi, Tasgaon, Miraj, Kavathe Mahankal and Jat – Sangli. There are 725 villages in the district.

History of Sangli District

There were no direct references to Sangli in history until 1801. The region is believed to be ruled by the Sillahara Dynasty of Konkan kings before 1024. In 1659, it was under the rule of Sivaji, Miral, and Brahmnal. The region was also under Peshwas for some time. The region around Sangli, called Kundal, was the capital of Chalukyas. Sangli district was first created in 1949. It was named South Satara until 1961, and then it was named Sangli. After India gained independence, a part of the Old Satara district and some parts of Jahangir's belonging to Patvardhans were merged to form the district.

Tourist Places in Sangli District

Best tourist Places in the Sangli district include the beautiful Sangli Ganapati temple, located on the banks of River Krishna, Sangli fort, which houses various government offices and the Rajwada Palace and a museum. Sagareshwara wildlife sanctuary is an artificially cultivated forest with artificially introduced wildlife species. Dandoba Hill station in Sangli is another place most visited by tourists. There is also an ancient Shiva temple here. Dudhondi village has the famous Shiv-Bhavani temple. Shri-kshetra Audumbur has a temple dedicated to Guru Datta. The district is well connected by road, rail and airways.

Talukas of Sangli District

Below are 10 Talukas of Sangli District. We have listed below:

Miraj Tasgaon Kavthe Mahankal
Jat VIta Atpadi
Kadegaon Palus Walwa

Sangli District With Talukas & Tourist Places in Maharashtra State

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