SATARA -   Province   to  District - An Introduction

   In 1948, the district Satara (earlier called as Satara Province) comprised of 11 subdivisions namely Bijapur(Now a part of Karnataka State), Jaoli, Karad, Khanapur Khatav, Koregaon, Pandharpur, Satara, Tasgaon, Walwa and Wai. In 1856, twelve new mahals were formed.

 

    The Sub-divisional boundaries were again overhauled in the year 1962. After that several changes has been observed by transferring talukas and subdivisions like Pandharpur to Solapur, Bijapur to Belgaum. Malcompeth Peta(later named as Mahableshwar) formed in 1884 and Khandala abolished in 1927, later both re-constituted in 1947. Consequent upon merger of former Indian States, Satara district re-constituted. In 1947 the Satara district was bifurcated in two, named South Satara as its headquarter at Sangli and North Satara at Satara. Both districts were included in Bombay State. Since 1960, the name of North Satara district changed to Satara and South Satara to Sangli. At 1961 Census, Satara district comprised of 9 talukas and 2 mahals and 1160 villages.

 

    At present Satara district has 4 Sub-Divisions namely Satara,Wai,Karad and Phaltan, 11 Talukas and 1727 villages.

Name & phone numbers (Tahasildar)

Designation & Taluka Name

STD Code

Taluka HQ

Phone

Fax

Tahasildar, Satara

02162

Satara

230681

 

Tahasildar, Wai

02167

Wai

220010

 

Tahasildar, Khandala 

02169

Khandala

252128

 

Tahasildar, Koregaon

02163

Koregaon

220240

 

Tahasildar, Phaltan

02166

Phaltan

222210

 

Tahasildar,  Dahiwadi

02165

Man

220232

 

Tahasildar, Khatav 

02161

Waduj

231238

 

Tahasildar, Karad

02164

Karad

222212

 

Tahasildar, Patan

02372

Patan

283022

 

Tahasildar,  Jaoli 

02378

Medha

285223

 

Tahasildar,  Mahableshwar 

02168

Mahabaleshwar

260229

 

District details (Sub-Dn/Taluka/Villages/Population etc.)

( Taluka Population as per 2001 Census )

Name of Sub-Division

   Taluka

Head Quarter

No.of Villages

  No.of Sajja's

Pop. Rural

Pop. Urban

Population Total

  Satara

   

Satara

Satara

198

72

2,70,814

1,69,605

4,40,419

Jaoli

Medha

218

51

1,24,660

-

1,24,660

  Koregaon

Koregaon

Koregaon

139

57

2,36,686

16,539

2,53,225

  Wai

Wai

Wai

120

38

1,58,203

31,090

1,89,293

Mahableshwar

Mahableshwar

55

9

28,542

26,016

54,558

Khandala

Khandala

66

25

1,07,987

11,887

1,19,874

  Phaltan 

Phaltan

Phaltan

123

57

2,62,748

50,798

3,13,546

  Man-Khatav

Man

Dahiwadi

104

42

1,79,069

20,494

1,99,563

Khatav

Vaduj

141

53

2,60,483

-

2,60,483

  Karad

Karad

Karad

220

76

4,83,701

60,093

5,43,794

  Patan

Patan

Patan

343

66

2,85,872

11,619

2,97,491

Total - 7

      11

 

1727

546

23,98,765

3,98,141

27,96,906

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