DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

  • GEOGRAPHICAL DETAILS
       Satara district is located in the western part of Maharashtra. It is bounded by Pune district to the north, Solapur district to the east, Sangli district to the south and Ratnagiri district to the west. Raigad district lies to its north-west.
       Satara district is situated in the river basins of  the Bhima and Krishna river. The physical settings of Satara shows a contrast of immense dimensions and reveals a variety of landscapes influenced by relief,climate and vegetation. The variation in relief ranges from  the pinnacles and high plateaus of main Sahyadrians range having height over 4500 feet above mean sea level to the subdued basin of the Nira river in Phaltan tahasils with the average height of about 1700 feet above mean sea level. The climate ranges from the rainiest in the Mahabaleshwar region, which has an average annual all of over 6000 mm to the driest in Man tahsil where the average annual rainfall is about 500 mm. The vegetal cover too varies from the typical monsoon forest in the western parts to scrub and poor grass  in the eastern parts.




Geographical location : North Latiitudes 17.5 to 18.11

 : East   Longitude   73.33 to 74.54
Geographical Area     :10480 (sq.km.)


Climate  : Min.Temp - 11.6 Celsius

 : Max.Temp - 37.5 Celsius


Average Rainfall : 1426 MM

  • RIVERS IN SATARA DISTRICT
       The main rivers of Satara district are Koyna and Krishna. The Krishna is one of the three largest sacred rivers of southern India. Approx. 172 kms.of the river course falls inside the district. The Krishna river begins on the eastern brow of the Mahabaleshwar plateau and the source is about 4500 ft. above sea level.

       Kudali, Urmodi, Venna and Tarali are small feeder rivers of Krishna. Koyna is the largest tributary of the Krishna in the district. Neera and Manganga  rivers are the two representative of the Bhima drainage in the north and north-eastern parts of the district respectively.0

MAP OF SATARA DISTRICT

PHYSICAL MAP OF SATARA DISTRICT

  • Statistical Details:
Jillha  Parishad : 1 ( Satara)


Tahasil's -( 11 ) : 1. Satara   2.Karad     3.Wai   4.Mahabaleshwar

  5. Phaltan  6.Man   7.Khatav   8.Koregaon

 9.Patan    10.Jaoli    11.Khandala


Panchayat Samiti (11) : 1. Satara   2.Karad     3.Wai   4.Mahabaleshwar

  5. Phaltan  6.Man   7.Khatav   8.Koregaon

   9.Patan    10.Jaoli    11.Khandala


Tahsil Offices(11) : 1. Satara   2.Karad     3.Wai   4.Mahabaleshwar

  5. Phaltan  6.Man   7.Khatav   8.Koregaon

  9.Patan    10.Jaoli    11.Khandala


Nagar Palika (8) : 1.Satara     2.Karad    3.Wai    4.Mahabaleshwar

  5.Panchagani    6.Rahimatpur   7.Phaltan

  8.Mhaswad


Nagar Panchayat : 1.  Malkapur 


Tanchaigrast Tahsil's : 4 ( Koregaon,Khatao,Man,Phaltan)


Grampanchayat's  1509
Total Cities   15
Total Villages  1739
Populated Villages  
1717
Non-Populated Villages 
22
Police Stations 
34
Police Outposts
29



  • Population: (2001)


Rural  Population
24,11,000
Urban Population
3,98,000
Total Population
28,09,000
Male
14,08,000
Female
14,01,000
Sex Ratio ( Females per thousand of males)
995



  • Literacy: (2001)


Total
78.52 %
Male
88.45 %
Female
68.71 %
Literacy no. In state
12th 



  • Agriculture: (2001)


Total Geographical Area
10,58,000 Hectare
Forest Occupied Area
1,38,000 Hectare
Percentage of forest occupied area with respect to geographical area
13 %



Non-Agricultural Land
28,000  Hectare
Barren Land 
93,000  Hectare



  • Other Land Not Used For Cultivation:


Land available for Browsing
74,000  Hectare
Area Under Plant & Bushes
6,000    Hectare
Cultivable But Not In Use
42,000  Hectare
Unused Land: A) Chalu Pad
50,000  Hectare
                        B) Etar Pad
69,000  Hectare



  • Area Under Crop:


 Area Under Crop
5,58,000
Other Area
1,63,000
Total Area Under Crop
7,21,000



  • Area Under Irrigation:(2000-01)


Only Irrigation Area
1,79,000
Total Irrigation Area
2,32,000



  • Animal Husbandry           ( 2003)


Total Livestock
15,79,000
Cows
7,30,000
Buffalos V Rede
3,69,000
Goat / Sheep's
8,39,000
Hen & Duck
22,27,000



  • Co-operation: (2006-2007)


Total Co-operative Societies  
6,274
Pri. Agri. Co-operative Society
945
Total No. Of P.A.C. Society
5,47,000
Co-operative Milk Society
1344
Loan Given By Pri. Agri. Society
0.5954  Cr.



  • Water Irrigation: (2006-2007)


Area Under Irrigation Project

Mega Project
7
Medium Project
8
Both Project Area
1,73,000 Hector
Area Under Well irrigation
1,14,000 Hector



  • Indusrty: (2005-2006)


Registered No. Of factories
513
Running Registered No. Of factories 
394
Total Sugar Factories(2006-2007)
12
Production Of Sugar In Sugar Factory
1,52,000 Metric Ton
No. Of Co-operation Weaving Industry 
5



  • Electricity: (2006-2007)


Electricity Provided To City & Villages
1,732
Electrified Villages 
1,732
Electricity Supplied To Motor
1,01,062



  • Public Health: (2006-2007)


Rural Hospital
18
Hospitals
17
Primary Health Centre
71
Primary Sub-Centre
400
Primary Health Team
6



  • Education: (2005-2006) 


Primary Schools
2,869
No. OF Students In Primary Schooss
2,46,367
No. OF Teachers In Primary Schools
10,309
Secondary  Schools
793
Higher Secondary Schools
138
Collages
38



  • Transport: (In KM)


Total Length Of Railway Track
124
Villages Connected By Roads
1,455
Length Of National Highway
130
Length Of State Highway
988
Length Of Main District Road
2,288
Length Of Other District Road
1,835
Length Of Rural Road
4,683
Other Roads
581
Total length Of Roads 
10,505



  • Tribal Welfare Scheme:


Tribal  Ashram School
2
Total Students
463



  • Backward Welfare Scheme:


Hostel for BC Students
12
Total Students
960



  • Public Distribution Scheme: (2006-2007) 


Fair Price Shops
1463
Govt. Godowns
22
Storage Capacity – In Thousand Ton
13



  • Major Crops  :

Rice,Jwari,Bajari,Wheat,Maize,


Strawbery,Harbhara,Sugar Cane,Cotton,


Groundnut,Ghevda,Soyabin,Potata, etc.