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
Country India
State Maharashtra
Districts 1. Sangli, 2. Pune, 3. Kolhapur, 4. Satara, 5. Solapur
Area
 • Total 58,268 km2 (22,497 sq mi)
 • Under irrigation 8,896 km2 (3,435 sq mi)
Population (2001 census)
 • Total 19,973,761
Literacy 76.95%
Main crops Jowar, wheat, bajra, sugarcane, rice, soybean, onion, groundnut, vegetables, turmeric, grape, pomegranate

Pune Division 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.

Districts

Sangli, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara, Solapur

History of administrative districts in Pune Division

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.


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