Bhosari

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Bhosari
भोसरी
Bhojapur, Bhojakata
Suburb
Bhosari is located in Maharashtra
Bhosari
Bhosari
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°33′37.5″N 73°50′09.69″E / 18.560417°N 73.8360250°E / 18.560417; 73.8360250Coordinates: 18°33′37.5″N 73°50′09.69″E / 18.560417°N 73.8360250°E / 18.560417; 73.8360250
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Elevation 585 m (1,919 ft)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 411039
Nearest city Pune

Bhosari, formally known as Bhojapur, is a place in PCMC (Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation) in Pune of Maharashtra state, India.

History[edit]

The original name of Bhosari is Bhojapur, which was the capital of King Bhoj, a legendary king who ruled central parts of India two thousand years ago. During the period of Mahabharata this city was known as Bhojakata, the capital of the Bhoja-Yadava king Rukmi. It has a history of talims (gyms) and kushti (wrestling).

Location[edit]

Bhosari is situated 14 km north of Pune. The NH 50 (Pune - Nashik National Highway) goes through Bhosari.

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