Fatimanagar (also Fatima Nagar or Fathima Nagar) is situated in Poona near the Poona Cantonment area. The neighbourhood derives its name from the Sisters of Our Lady of Fatima Convent. It is one of the fastest developing areas in Poona.
It is bordered by Bhairoba Nala and Poona Cantonment to the west, Poona-Solapur Highway to the north, a Christian graveyard and State Reserve Police Force (S.R.P.F.) to the east and Shivarkar garden to the south.
The Congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Fatima was founded by Msgr. Francis Xavier Kroot, MHM, on 8 February 1893 at Bellary in Karnataka, then under the archdiocese of Madras, by Msgr Francis Xavier Kroot, MHM. Born on 7 December 1854, in Holland, Francis Kroot joined the Mill Hill Missionary Society of St Joseph,was ordained a priest on 8 June 1878 and reached India on 8 August 1878. He served in the capacity of a military chaplain in Poonamallee, Madras and Bellary.