Located 120 km from Mumbai and 35 km from Pune. Talegaon (Dabhade) is a city in Mawal Taluka, Pune district. The local authority in the city is Muncipal Council. The city is situated on the Mumbai – Pune old highway and well connected through the Mumbai – Pune expressway. The city is surrounded by famous hillstation Lonavla,& Industrial area of Chakan,
Talegaon is well connected through rails for Pune Railway Station-Talegaon Suburban trains. General Motors,Pune plant. Talegaon railway station is well connected to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Pune Railway Station via railways as well.
Known as biggest horticultural hub flowers like tulips and orchids are export from here international markets. Talegaon is also known as largest exporter for Poultry in Asia The poultry giant Venky’s is having biggest unit in Talegaon. Chakan MIDC is supported byTalegaon. Auto Giant like General Motors having there largest unit here, apart from this JCB, Audi, Volkswagen having also there set up .
International sports stadiums Sahara cricket club now known as Gahunje stadium is also near from the Talegaon city.
There are good number of colleges in Talegaon like Dr. D.Y.Patil Institute of Technology, Kirloskar Institute for advanced management studies, Ananya college of Engineering and technology, MIMER Medical college any many more are there.
As per the 2011 census, Talegaon Dabhade had a population of 56,435