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Urun Islampur (or Islampur for short) is a city and a municipal council in Sangli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.Also it is India's First 4G WiFi city.

Urun Islampur
Urun Islampur is located in Maharashtra
Urun Islampur
Urun Islampur
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°03′00″N 74°16′01″E / 17.050°N 74.267°E / 17.050; 74.267Coordinates: 17°03′00″N 74°16′01″E / 17.050°N 74.267°E / 17.050; 74.267
Country India
 • Total67,391
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationMH 10



As of 2001 India census,[2] 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.

Educational facilitiesEdit

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, 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

Nearest Airport

Kolhapur - 48.7 km

Nearest Railway JunctionEdit

  • Takari – 15 km
  • Miraj- 52km

Nearest Railway StationsEdit

Notable residentsEdit

Ex Rural Development Minister of Maharashtra Mr.Annasaheb Dange is from Islampur. famous & renowned academician Sayanakar Sir is from Islampur.


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  2. ^ "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.