The Solapur District was ruled by various dynesties such as Andhrabhratyas, Chalukyas, Rashtrkutas, Yadavas and Bahamanis. 'SOLAPUR' is believed to be derived from two words 'SOLA' meaning sixteen and 'PUR' meaning village. The present city of Solapur was considered to be spread over sixteen villages viz. Aadilpur, Ahmedpur, Jamdarwadi, Kalajapur, Chapaldev, Fatehpur, Khadarpur, Khandervkiwadi, Muhammadpur, Ranapur, Sandalpur, Shaikpur, Solapur, Sonalagi, Sonapur and Vaidakwadi.
Solapur district, famous for its Chadder , Handloom, Powerloom and Beedi Industries, covering an area of 14844.6 sq.kms., it is one of the important districts in Maharashtra State of India.
The district is having 11 Talukas and is surrounded by Ahmednagar and Osmanabad districts in the north,Osmanabad and Gulbarga (Karnataka State) in the East, Sangli and Bijapur (Karnataka State) in the South and Pune, Satara districts in the West.
Recently Solapur University has been established since August 2004. It is known as SOLAPUR UNIVERSITY SOLAPUR. The jurisdiction of the university at present is Solapur district. 65 Colleges in the district are attached to the Solapur University.
Places of Interests - Maldhok Wild Life Sanctuary Nannaj, Kudal Sangam, Velapur, Machanur.
Major Religious Places - Pandharpur, Akkalkot. Shrikshetra Pandharpur, considered as 'Southern Kashi' of India and Kuldaivat of Maharashtra State is the honour of this district.
Solapur is a district and a leading city of Maharashtra state. It is also shortlisted for the upcoming ambitious project of Modi government of Smart cities. The city has good connectivity with the other important cities in Mahrashtra like Pune, Mumbai as well as other leading Indian cities like Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Nashik, Chennai, Vijayawada, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Surat etc. Person looking for the transport solutions in case of moving or transporting from the Solapur to any other Indian cities may contact the professional transporters and packers movers companies. Car and bike can be transported through the specialized vehicles like car carriers and bike carriers. One can contact the company engaged in car transportation for all the rates and quotation for their assignments.
It is situated at a distance of 410 Kms. from the Maharashtra State Capital of Mumbai by road and train. It falls on the Mumbai-Chennai and Mumbai-Hyderabad railway track. The nearest domestic Air-Port is Pune and the iternational Air-Port is Mumbai. Solapur is at a distance of 245 kms. from Pune, 305 Kms. from Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh). The national highways viz. NH-9, NH-13 and NH-211 pass through the city making Solapur on the frontline of the commercial map of India.
List of Transport Companies Solapur offering all types of goods, household, vehicles i.e. Car, Bike, Scooty.
Raghoji Transport Company
Address: 89A/261/A/2 Bhavani Peth, Pune–Hyderabad Bypass Road, Solapur, Maharashtra 413006
Phone:0217 237 0407
Solapur Mumbai Transport Co
Address: 109, Siddheshwar Peth, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001
Phone:0217 232 4508
Hyderabad Solapur Transport
Address: 119, Jodbhavi Peth, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001
Phone:0217 232 4412
Solapur Muncipal Transport
Address: 27, School, Murarji Pet, Pune Road, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001
Phone:0217 273 3481
Shriram Transport Finance Company
Address: 193, Rukmini Complex, Goldfinch Peth, Solapur, Maharashtra 413007
Phone:0217 262 3884
Sidheswar Transport Co
Address: Siddheshwar Transport Co, Rajeev Gandhi Na, G No 329, P No 2, Kond, Pune Road, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001
Phone:0217 274 8121
Address: A-532, Near Pachaya, Mangalwar Peth West, Solapur, Maharashtra 413002
Phone:0217 232 8233
Ghadage Patil Transport Limited
Address: 315/1, Subhash Nagar, A/P-kondi, Poona Road, Solapur, Maharashtra 413002
Phone:0217 274 8111
Navsamta Goods Transport
Address: 1, Bhawani Peth, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001
Phone:0217 232 3888
Address: 399, Jodbhavi Peth, Solapur, Maharashtra 413002
Phone:0217 232 9089
Basavkalyan Motor Transport
Address: 12 K, Mangalwar Peth East, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001
Phone:0217 232 5277
Deepak Transport Agency
Address: 1367, Bhadrawati Peth, Solapur, Maharashtra 413005
Phone:0217 262 4791