Established on 9th February, 1998
Population 4,36,639 (as per 2001 Census)
Geographical Area 118.18 Sq.km.
The Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad City Municipal Corporation is the local self-government body which looks after the development of the Sangli-Miraj twin cities. This is the largest municipal corporation in South Maharashtra and serves a population of 0.65 million
The Sangli Municipal Corporation has carved a name for itself as the best municipal corporation of South Maharashtra. The corporation has planned and constructed a number of wide roads in the city, thereby reducing traffic density on the crowded streets of Sangli-Miraj.
The municipal corporation has come up with several unique ideas for city beautification, lake development, shopping centers, sanitation, slum eradication and waste management, ideas that have been widely recognized throughout the country.