Phaltan pronunciation is a town, a taluka and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The town is about 59 kilometers (37 mi) north-east of the city of Satara and about 110 km from Pune.
The fort Vardhangad can be reached from Satara also. Phaltan’s climate is an inland climate of Maharashtra. The temperature has a relatively high range between 15 to 45 °C (59 to 113 °F). Summer inPhaltan is comparatively hot, and dry, compared to neighboring inland cities.
History. The Hindu ruling family was descended from Naik Nimbaji Nimbalkar (1284–1291), a Maratha who received a grant from a Mughal emperor in the 14th century. The ruler had the title of Raja or Naik Nimbalkar. The first wife, Sai Bai, of 17th-century emperor Shivaji, was from Phaltan.