Kolhapur district

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Kolhapur district
कोल्हापूर जिल्हा
District of Maharashtra
Location of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra
Location of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra
Country India
State Maharashtra
Administrative division Pune Division
Headquarters Kolhapur
Tehsils 1. Kagal, 2. Karveer, 3. Bhudargad, 4. Panhala, 5. Gadhinglaj, 6. Shirol, 7. Hatkanangale, 8. Ajara, 9. Chandgad, 10. Gaganbawada, 11. Radhanagari, 12. Shahuwadi
 • Lok Sabha constituencies 1. Kolhapur, 2. Hatkanangle (shared with Sangli District), based on (Election Commission website)
 • Total 7,685 km2 (2,967 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 3,876,001
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Urban 101%
 • Literacy 89%
 • Sex ratio 50% male 1% female
Major highways NH-4, NH-204
Average annual precipitation 0 mm
Website Official website

Kolhapur district is in Maharashtra state. The city of Kolhapur is the district headquarters. As of 2011, the district had population of 3,876,001, of which 33% were urban.


According to the 2011 census Kolhapur district has a population of 3,874,015,[1] This gives it a ranking of 65th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 504 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,310/sq mi).[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 9.96%.[1] Kolhapur has a sex ratio of 953 females for every 1000 males.

The district has two centres of tourism, the Mahalaxmi temple in the town of Kolhapur and the Bahubali statue and festival at Atigre village.[2]i[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c d "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ "AAI proposal to acquire 11ha land for airport soon: MP". Times of India, Nikhil Deshmukh | TNN | Apr 15, 2015
  3. ^ "Industries, forums pin hopes on railway budget", Times of India | Feb 25, 2015
  4. ^ "New train plan derails Kolhapur's dreams". Times of India.

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Coordinates: 16°41′52″N 74°13′31″E / 16.697904°N 74.225369°E / 16.697904; 74.225369