Ichalkaranji pronunciation) is a city in Kolhapur District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is governed by a municipal council. Ichalkaranji is known for its production and export of Textile goods and textile manufacturing industry. T Ichalkaranji is in western India about 425 km south-east of Mumbai. Ichalkaranji is slowly merging with Kolhapur. Ichalkaranji is well connected with other cities in Maharashtra and India through well infrastructure and its location near to NH4 Highway. The nearest airport is Kolhapur Airport followed by Pune and Mumbai. Ichalkaranji also has nearest train stations such as Kolhapur, Sangli, Miraj & Jaysingpur.