Pune division

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Pune division
Location of Pune Division in Maharashtra
Location of Pune Division in Maharashtra
Coordinates: 18°31′48″N 73°50′24″E / 18.53000°N 73.84000°E / 18.53000; 73.84000Coordinates: 18°31′48″N 73°50′24″E / 18.53000°N 73.84000°E / 18.53000; 73.84000
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
Districts1. Sangli, 2. Pune, 3. Kolhapur, 4. Satara, 5. Solapur
Area
 • Total58,268 km2 (22,497 sq mi)
 • Under irrigation8,896 km2 (3,435 sq mi)
Population
 (2001 census)
 • Total19,973,761
Literacy76.95%
Main cropsJowar, wheat, bajra, sugarcane, rice, soybean, onion, groundnut, vegetables, turmeric, grape, pomegranate

Pune division (also historically known as Desh region) is one of the six administrative divisions of India's Maharashtra state. Pune Division is bound by Konkan Division to the west, Nashik Division to the north, Aurangabad Division to the east, and Karnataka State to the south.[1]

Districts[edit]

Sangli, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara, Solapur

History of administrative districts in Pune Division[edit]

There have been changes in the names of districts and has seen also the addition of newer districts after India gained Independence in 1947 and also after the state of Maharashtra was formed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rao; Prakash; Patil; Yogesh. Reconsidering the Impact of Climate Change on Global Water Supply, Use, and Management. IGI Global. p. 253. Retrieved 4 November 2016.