Sangli

Sangli

Sangli (ISO: Sāṁgalī; pronunciationⓘ) is a metropolitan town and the headquarters of Sangli District in Maharashtra, in western India. It has earned the nickname "Turmeric City of India" for being the hub of the Asia's largest production and trade of this spice..[5] Sangli is situated on the banks of river Krishna and houses many sugar factories. A significant city in Western India, it lies 376 km from Mumbai, 230 km from Pune and 638 km from Bangalore.The city has a significant healthcare hub, including its twin City Miraj. Sangli-Miraj combined has more than 1000+ Hospitals and Clinics. Sangli is known as Turmeric city for its global turmeric trade as well grapes, raisins, jaggery and the most significant number of sugar factories in India. The only district has more than 30 sugar factories.The Tasgaon-Sangli region boasts the largest raisin market in Asia. Sangli UA/Metropolitan is one of the biggest cities in Maharashtra and the 93rd biggest in India.Sangli Miraj Kupwad, along with its Urban Agglomeration, together known as Sangli Miraj Kupwad Metropolitan Region (SMKMR). Sangli UA/Metropolitan Region has developed itself as a modern city with broader roads, major railway junctions, Malls & Multiplexes, hotels with multi-cuisine and excellent education facilities. The city has a significant healthcare hub, including its twin City Miraj. Sangli-Miraj combined has more than 1000+ Hospitals and Clinics, making it one of India's largest emerging medical hubs and an emerging international hub for patients from Oman, Sweden, Canada, Yemen, and Kuwait. It is also a significant city with telecommunication and entertainment facilities. A Software Technology Park is being set up in a prime location in the city. Nearby towns like Ichalkaranji Tasgaon Ashta Kavathe-Mahankal Palus Shirol and Jaysingpur are now emerging as Satellite cities to Sangli UA/Metropolitan Area. Sangli has the largest sugar factory in Asia and most number of sugar factories in India as well. Krishna Valley Wine Park is another leading wine park in India. Sangli is the world's leading Global hub for Turmeric Trade. Sangli is also known as the Chess City of India. Now, Sangli City is emerging as the yellow city of India.Sangli city have great political influence in Maharashtra.