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The chief gate of Vithoba's temple
|Nickname(s): Pandhari, Pandaripuram|
|• Total||25 km2 (10 sq mi)|
|Elevation||450 m (1,480 ft)|
|• Density||3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||MH-45 and MH-13|
Pandharpur is a well known pilgrimage city on the banks of Bhimā river in Solāpur district, Maharashtra, India. Pandharpur is situated on 17°11' north latitude and 75°11' east longitude in Solapur District. The Vithoba temple attracts about a million Hindu pilgrims during the major yātrā (pilgrimage) in the month of Ashadh (June–July).
According to the 2011 census of India, Pandharpur had a population of 98,000. Males constituted 52% of the population and females, 48%. 71% of the population was literate; 78% males and 64% females. Marathi, Kannada and Hindi are spoken here.
- Rice, Lewis. Mysore and Coorg : A gazetteer compiled for the government of India. Bangalore: Mysore Government Press. p. 460.