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Presidency: Bombay
Coordinates: 75.92&z=12&t=h&hl=en 17.68°N 75.92 °E
Altitude: 458 metres (1502 feet)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Solapur
State/Province: Maharashtra
Country: India
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Sholapur was the headquarters of Sholapur District in the Central division of Bombay Presidency during the British period. See Bombay Districts. It was situated on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway. There was a military cantonment.

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Modern name: Solapur
Variants: Sholapur/Sholapore

External links

Sholapur City Imperial Gazetteer

Historical books online

  • "Sholapore" page 34 Recollections of the Deccan, with Miscellaneous Sketches and Letters, by an Officer of Cavalry (Junius (pseudonym)), published 1838. Google Books
  • "Sholapore" page 460 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