Miraj is located in the Sangli District
. Sangli and Miraj form twin cities and are well known for their social, cultural and political activities. Miraj is also famous for its healthcare centers and the Krishna River, flows through the city.
Miraj is a major industrial hub with foundry, engineering and sugar industries. It also has an excellent educational infrastructure. Nearby tourist attractions are the valley of river Krishna, Sangli Fort and Ganapati Temple.
Miraj is 10 km from Sangli. Miraj Railway Station is a major railway junction, situated 400 km southeast of Mumbai. The nearest airport is at
Kolhapur, 50 km away.