Coordinates: 19°12′58″N 72°49′50″E / 19.216182°N 72.830575°E / 19.216182; 72.830575

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Charkop
Suburban
Charkop is located in Mumbai
Charkop
Charkop
Location of Charkop in Mumbai
Coordinates: 19°12′58.25″N 72°49′50.07″E / 19.2161806°N 72.8305750°E / 19.2161806; 72.8305750
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai Suburban
CityMumbai
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (MCGM)
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
400067
Area code(s)022
Civic agencyBMC

Charkop is a locality in the suburb of Kandivali (West), North Mumbai. Charkop's original name is 'Char Khop'( चार खोप ) meaning a place of 4 huts or a small village with four houses in Marathi. Koli people or the fishermen are considered to be the indigenous residents of Charkop.

Charkop is the one of the oldest localities in Kandivali, comprising nine residential sectors. It also has an industrial sector consisting of the house of Associated Capsules Private Ltd., IPCA Laboratories, Bhooj Adda and many other major industries.

Demographics

Recent tree plantation drive held by concerned residents
Recent tree plantation drive held by concerned residents

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