Kolhapur district is located in Maharashtra state. The city of Kolhapur is the district headquarters. The district had a population of 3,523,162 of which 29.81% were urban as of 2001. Marathi is spoken largely and Kannada is also spoken in some part of the Kolhapur District.
'This is central tehsil and Kolhapur, the district headquarters, falls in this tehsil. Kolhapur city is situated in this tehsil. Jaggery is known as Kolhapur's Molten Gold.
Gadhinglaj is said to be subdistrict place of Kolhapur district. This is the southern tehsil in the district and touches Karnataka state border. After each 30 minutes there is a bus from Kolhapur. Which go via Nippani (Karnataka) city. Gadhinglaj is nearly 65 km away from Kolhapur. Gadhingaj having two homeopathic colleges & one ayurvedic college (Late. Kedari Redekar Ayurvedic Medical College). There is a very popular senior college named as Shivraj Mahavidyala. This is the central place to stay in and visit some fine destinations like Samangad (the historical fort built during Shivaji Era), the tomb of famous warrior Shri Prataprao Gujar who fought against the Adil Shahi army of Bahalul Khan with only six soldiers, the beautiful Ramtirth waterfalls (from June to December).Many peoples are found koli-mahadev tribal community, in village Basarge, Nul,& Mutnal.
Tehsil is in the central part of the Kolhapur District. Panhala tahshil is famous for its forts, and... Read More