Karad is a city in Satara locale in the southern piece of Indian territory of Maharashtra and it is 290 km 180.19 miles from Mumbai and 159 Km from Pune. It lies at the conversion of Koyna River and the Krishna River. The two streams begin at Mahabaleshwar, which is around 100 km from Karad. They veer at their cause, and travel for about a similar separation to meet again in Karad. Karad is additionally a city of chronicled significance.
As per Mahabharata, Sahadeva one of the Pandavas lived in the city additionally referred to be devout as Lord Rama ventured his feet on this land. Situated toward the south west of Karad will be Karad Caves. The primary capital of the Shilaharas was likely at Karad amid the rule of Jatiga-II as known from their copper plate allow of Miraj and Vikramankadevacharita of Bilhana. Henceforth here and there they are alluded as 'Shilaharas of Karad'. The capital was later moved to Kolhapur.
Karad is popular for its Jaggery and Cattle advertises in whole Maharashtra. Jaggery of high caliber is produced and exchanged here. Such nature of jaggery is once in a while accessible and is truly outstanding on the planet. Chikki named after an Indian treat is one of the unique jaggery which is utilized as a key fixing amid Indian celebration of Makar Sankaranti. There is a major Market yard where different wares are exchanged and the topographical area of the city add to its advantage since it is known as the door to Konkan district from Western Maharashtra.