Ashta, Maharashtra Wikipedia
Ashta is a city and a municipal council in Sangli district in the state of Maharashtra, India And it is the oldest municipal in maharashtra. The name "Ashta" is due to Lord Raam established eight (Asht) Lord Mahadev temples in this area. Ashta is a Municipal Council city in district of Sangli, Maharashtra. The Ashta city is divided into 19 wards for which elections are held every 5 years.
Ashta is located at 16.95°N 74.4°E / 16.95; 74.4. It has an average elevation of 567 metres (1860 ft).
As of 2011 India census, Ashta had a population of 37105. Male constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.