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Presidency: Bombay
Coordinates: 16.700000°N 74.233300°E

Altitude: 569 m (1,867 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Kolhapur
State/Province: Maharashtra
Country: India
Transport links
Kolhapur State Railway

Kolhapur was the capital of Kolhapur State which was annexed by the British. It was the terminus of a branch of the Southern Mahratta railway 30 miles from the main line.

There was a cantonment for British troops located there c 1860s which was part of the Bombay Presidency.

Spelling variants

Modern name: Kolhapur
Variants: Kolapoor/Kolapore/Calapur/Karvir

External links

"Kolhapur" Wikipedia (retrieved 23 June 2016)

Historical books online

  • "Kolhapur State" Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 15, page 380. State in the Kolhapur and Southern Maratha Political Agency, Bombay
  • "Kolhapur City" Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 15, page 386.
  • Kolhapur Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency Volume 24 1886
  • "Kolapore" page 453 Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Sanitary State of the Army in India : with Abstract of Evidence, and of Reports Received from Indian Military Stations 1864 Archive.org