The major folk-arts are Lavani, Gondhal and Dhangiri.
Solapur receives an annual rainfall of over 54 cm and the temperature varies from 9o C to 44o C. Bhima is the main river. The languages spoken are
Hindi. Jowar, wheat, tur and groundnut are the chief crops.
The major tourist attractions are Siddheshwar Temple, Akkalkot,
Pandharpur, Maldhok Wildlife Sanctuary, Kudal Sangam, Ramling and Velapur.