Miraj is located in the Sangli District of Maharashtra. 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.