Khandala is a Taluka in Satara District of Maharashtra State, India. Khandala Taluka Head Quarters is Khandala town. It belongs to Desh or Paschim Maharashtra region. It belongs to Pune Division. It is located 50 KM towards North from District head quarters Satara. 189 KM from State capital Mumbai towards west.
Khandala Taluka is bounded by Wai Taluka towards west, Bhor Taluka towards west, Purandar Taluka towards North, Jawali Taluka towards South. Wai City, Sasvad City, Satara City, Phaltan City are the nearby Cities to Khandala.
Moh turf shirwal is the smallest Village and Lonand is the biggest Village. It is in the 615 m elevations (altitude).
Khandala is a taluka in the Satara district in Maharashtra, India. The Nira River passes through the region. Khandala Taluka is situated on the northern side of Satara district. Khandala, Shirwal, and Lonand are large towns in the taluka. Khandala got separated from Wai Taluka along with Mahabaleshwar for easier administration. The Nira River flows from the northern border of the taluka. “VEER” is the largest dam on the Nira River in Khandala. The southern border is covered with “MAHADEVACHE DONGAR”, meaning Mahadev Hills.
The climate here is tropical. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. This location is classified as Aw by Koppen and Geiger. The average annual temperature in Khandala is 26.4 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1050 mm.
There is no railway station near to Khandala Taluka in less than 10 km. are the Rail way stations reachable from nearby towns. However, Pune Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 58 KM near to Khandala
Wai, Bhor, Phaltan are nearby by towns to Khandala having road connectivity to Khandala.
Place of interest
• Pavana Lake
• Lohagad Fort
• Bhaja Caves
• Mountain Top Camping
• Kune Waterfalls
• Nagphani (Duke’s Nose)
• Reversing Station
• Shooting Point
• Bhushi Lake
• Rajmachi Park
• Bhairavnath Temple
• Valvan Dam
• Manoranjan Fort