|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||MH 10|
As of 2001[update] India census, Islampur had a population of 58830 . Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Islampur has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Islampur, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The city is located just 3 km east of the Pune-Banglore National Highway Number 4 (NH 4).One can have easy access to three major cities, viz. Sangli, Karad and Kolhapur from Islampur since they are nearly the same distances. The Taluka place is Walwa, which is 10 km from Islampur but all the Judicial, Panchayat, and Tehsil related procedures are carried out in Islampur. Tourist places in the vicinity of Islampur include Chandoli National Park, Sagareshwar Abhayaranya, Narsinhpur, etc.
The city has major MIDC (Maharashtra Industrial Development Center) area . The major companies include the Rajarambapu Group of Textile Industries & Deendayal Cooperative Spinning Mill. The other major companies are Rajarambapu Doodh Sangh, Rajarambapu Solvex, Rajaram Sugar Factory,Rajarambapu Institute of Gems and Jewelry,Rajarambapu Sugar,Rajarambapu Sugar Unit 2,Hutatma sugar, Sarvodaya sugar, etc. accompanied by many small scale enterprises.
The town has few educational facilities, with numerous schools like Islampur High School, Adarsh Balak Mandir High School,Vidyamandir High School, Modern English School,Hazrat Mohabbat Sulaiman Urdu Highschool, Javdekar School,Sadguru Ashram Shala ,vidyanekatan english medium school , etc. and various junior colleges like Islampur High School and Junior College of Science, Rajarambapu Institute of Technology, KRP College, KBP College, Vidyamandir High school and Junior College,Y.C.college. In addition, it harbors a number of colleges providing higher education in Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine,D.Ed,B.Ed, commerce. Prakash Institute of medical science and research center
Kolhapur ￼￼￼- 48.7 km
Nearest Railway JunctionEdit
- Takari – 15 km
- Miraj- 52km
Nearest Railway StationsEdit
- The current MLA an ex Rural Development Minister and ex-Finance Minister and ex-Home Minister of Maharashtra Mr.Jayant Patil hails from Islampur.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.