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Town (Neighbourhood of Sangli Metropolis)
Bhilawadi is located in Maharashtra
Location in India
Coordinates: 16°59′14″N 74°28′4″E / 16.98722°N 74.46778°E / 16.98722; 74.46778
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Pin Code
Area code(s)+91-2346
Lok Sabha constituency = SangliVidhan Sabha constituency = Palus-Kadegaon
Nearest city(s)Sangli, Palus, Tasgaon, Ashta, Islampur, Kolhapur.

Bhilawadi is a town (Neighbourhood) of Sangli City which is 27 km away from the heart of City Sangli in Sangli district, Maharashtra state, located on the bank of Krishna River. This town is one of the prominent producers of Grapes and Sugar Cane in Sangli district. Bhilawadi town has won the Nirmal Gram Purskar in Sant Gadage Baba Gram Swachhata Abhiyan.

Bhilwadi has many attractions. One of the main attractions in Bhilwadi is the beautiful river bank along Krishna River, built more than 100 years ago.

Educational Institutions[edit]

  • Secondary School and Junior College
  • Marathi Prathamik School, Bhilwadi
  • Z. P. School 1
  • Z. P. School 2
  • Babasaheb Chitale Mahavidyalay
  • English Primary & Highschool School, Bhilawadi
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth (P.V.P.V.K.H)

Secondary school & Jr. college, Bhilawadi has of Career Guidance Centre, SSB-IAPT-ANVESHIKA,Bhilawadi, Universal Science Club, Bhilawadi


By Air: Kolhapur Airport which is about 60 km from town which is connected by direct flights to Mumbai, Pune Airport. The land has been reserved for Sangli Airport for the industrial and business purpose which is still waiting for government order(s).

By Road: Bhilawadi town is well connected by road to the nearest cities Palus, Sangli, Tasgaon, Ashta, Islampur. NH4 Pune-Bangalore Highway is about 20 km away from the town which direct connects to Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has facilitated the City Bus service to the town from Sangli and Miraj.

By Railway: Bhilawadi town has railway station by its own name Bhilawadi railway station, which facilitates connections to Pune, Mumbai, Sangli, Miraj, Kolhapur, Belgaum, Chennai, Hayderabad, Bangalore.


By situating on the bank of river Krishna, Bhilawadi is also known for the production of Grapes, in the Verity of "Sonakka, Sharad, Super Sonakka, Thomson, Dongari Sonakka, and Export Quality (Europe)" Grapes, Turmeric and large scale of Sugarcane production. Bhilawadi and region[clarification needed] also rank the highest Milk producing town in the Sangli District with the number of types of milk products.[citation needed]

Industries around the Bhilawadi:


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 August 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "CHITALE AGRO INDUSTRIES PRIVATE LIMITED". 17 April 2019. Retrieved 17 May 2019.