Halkarni

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Halkarni
town
Halkarni is located in Maharashtra
Halkarni
Halkarni
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°10′0″N 74°28′0″E / 16.16667°N 74.46667°E / 16.16667; 74.46667Coordinates: 16°10′0″N 74°28′0″E / 16.16667°N 74.46667°E / 16.16667; 74.46667
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Kolhapur
Population
 • Total 9,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 416506
Vehicle registration MH-

Halkarni is a city situated in the south west corner of Maharashtra, TK: Gadhinglaj Taluka, Kolhapur district - 416506, India. The population of Halkarni is around 9,000. It is surrounded by hills.The distance between Gadhinglaj and Halkarni is about 36 KM.

History[edit]

There is a substantial amount of Chardo families in this area as they had migrated due to the persecution of the Portuguese in Goa.

Language[edit]

Marathi being the state language is also spoken as a local language in Halkarni.Marathi is widely understood in Halkarni. English are also used in social communication.

Halkarni is popular for its market area. It is famous for Tobacco powder (in Marathi called as Tapkir). It is surrounded by Basarge, Khanapur, and there are many temples like Ramling, Virbhadra, laxmi, hanumaan, the Jain temple, etc.

The schools are in Halalkarni :

Halkarni Bhag High School, Halkarni. Now junior college is also started... Urdu Vidya Mandir Halkarni, Now started Urdh High School....

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