Kolhapur district

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Kolhapur district
Location of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra
Location of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DivisionPune Division
HeadquartersKolhapur
Tehsils1. Gadhinglaj, 2. Karveer, 3. Bhudargad, 4. Panhala, 5. Kagal, 6. Shirol, 7. Hatkanangale, 8. Ajara, 9. Chandgad, 10. Gaganbawada, 11. Radhanagari, 12. Shahuwadi
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies1. Kolhapur, 2. Hatkanangle (shared with Sangli District), based on (Election Commission website)
Area
 • Total7,685 km2 (2,967 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,876,001
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Urban
32%
Demographics
 • Literacy89%
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNH-4, NH-204
Average annual precipitation1035 mm
Websitehttp://kolhapur.nic.in

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.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Kolhapur district has a population of 3,876,001. This gives it a ranking of 65th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 504 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,310/sq mi). Its population growth over the decade 2001-2011 was 9.96%. Kolhapur has a sex ratio of 953 females for every 1000 males.[citation needed]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 89.16% of the population in the district spoke Marathi, 4.60% Hindi, 2.70% Urdu, 2.00% Kannada, 0.46% Sindhi and 0.42% Telugu as their first language.[1]

The district has three centres of tourism, the Mahalaxmi temple and karveer peeth jagadguru shankaracharya math in the city of Kolhapur and Jyotiba temple in Wadi ratnagiri.[2]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901872,720—    
1911792,681−0.96%
1921794,673+0.03%
1931908,317+1.35%
19411,039,279+1.36%
19511,267,609+2.01%
19611,552,636+2.05%
19712,001,973+2.57%
19812,457,095+2.07%
19912,989,507+1.98%
20013,523,162+1.66%
20113,876,001+0.96%
source:[3]

Administration and Divisions[edit]

Districts, Sub-Divisions and Talukas in Pune Division
Name of Division
(Headquarter)
Sr. No. Districts Administration Sub-Division Taluka Source
Pune Division
HQ=Pune
Districts=5
SubDivisions=31
Talukas=64
1. Kolhapur District HQ-Kolhapur
Sub-Divisions-6
Taluka-12
Panhala District website
Ichalkaranji
Karvir
Radhanagari
Bhudargad
Gadhinglaj

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  2. ^ "AAI proposal to acquire 11ha land for airport soon: MP - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-09-19.
  3. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901

External links[edit]

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