Pandharpur (Marathi: ) is an important pilgrimage city on the Bhim river in Solpur district, Maharashtra, India. The Vithoba Temple attracts about half a million Hindu pilgrims during the major ytr (pilgrimage) in the month of Ashadh (June-July).
Pandharpur has an average elevation of 458 metres (1502 feet).
According to the 2001 census of India, Pandharpur had a population of 91,381. Males constituted 52% of the population and females, 48%. 71% of the population was literate, (higher than the national average of 59.5%), 78% of males and 64% of females being literate. 12% of the population was under 6 years of age. Pandharpur is one of the most prominent pilgrimage sites in Maharashtra. It is located on the banks of the Bhim river, which is alternatively known as Chandrabhg because of its half-moon-like shape. It is named after a merchant, Pandarika who achieved self-realization there.