Tuljapur is a city and a municipal council in Osmanabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative seat of Tuljapur taluka.
The town is home to a famous temple, Tulja Bhavani Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Bhavani. The town received much importance in past centuries, since the temple enjoys a special association with the Bhonsale clan to which Chhatrapati Shivaji belonged. Goddess Bhavani was the family deity of the Bhonsale clan. The temple-town of Pandharapura, the Dharashiv Caves, and the fort of Naldurg all lie within easy reach. As the Goddess Bhavani is the deity of many people from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, they come walking in Dasera Festival to worship Goddess Bhavani.On every year after the navratri on kojagiri pournimas ocation many deity covers distance of 45kms from Solapur by walk.
As of 2001[update] India census, Tuljapur had a population of 31,714. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Tuljapur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 60%. In Tuljapur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.