Pune city and the twin city Pimpri-Chinchwad are the major cities in the district. Pune city is administered by the Pune Municipal Corporation while Pimpri - Chinchwad is admistered by the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation.
There are three cantonment areas in the district.
Dehu Road Cantonment
Some smaller towns in the district with Nagarpalikas or Municipal Councils are:
Lonavla - Khandala