Sangli City, nestled on the banks of the Krishna River, enjoys the blessings of fertile valleys and tributaries, providing a wealth of irrigation projects and agricultural opportunities that drive the economy of both the district and the city. The Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation is the self-governing body that oversees the development of the Sangli-Miraj twin cities, serving a population of half a million residents.
Sangli is known as the 'Turmeric City of Maharashtra' due to its prominent role in the production and trade of spices, particularly turmeric. It is also celebrated for the cultivation of grapes and housing the largest number of sugar factories in India. Sangli is 390 km from Mumbai, 240 km from Pune, and 700 km from Bangalore City.