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Dombivli
City
Dombivli is located in Maharashtra
Dombivli
Dombivli
Location of Dombivli in Maharashtra
Dombivli is located in India
Dombivli
Dombivli
Dombivli (India)
Coordinates: 19°14′N 73°08′E / 19.24°N 73.13°E / 19.24; 73.13
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictThane
TehsilKalyan
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyKalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation
 • MayorVinita Rane (Shiv Sena)
 • Deputy MayorUpeksha Bhoir
DemonymDombivlikar
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN CODE
421201,421202,421203,421204
Vehicle registrationMH-05
Sex ratio917 females/1000 males /
Literacy Rate93.06%
Lok Sabha constituencyKalyan
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDombivli
Civic agencyKalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation
Websitehttp://www.kdmc.gov.in

Dombivli (pronunciation: [ɖoːmbiʋliː]) is a suburban city located on the banks of Ulhas River in Thane district of Maharashtra, India. It is part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region. One of the busiest railway stations of the Central Railway, Dombivli Railway Station is located here making Dombivli an important place. This city is a cultural hub and an economically developing city along with Kalyan. Dombivli-Kalyan have been declared as a satellite city to Mumbai and is also becoming a Smart City with rapid development. Dombivli along with Kalyan has one of the highest literacy rate of 93% in the state of Maharashtra.

Geography

Dombivli is located at 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718. It has an average elevation of 13.534 meters (44.403 feet). The land here is rough and rocky by nature. The Ulhas river flows from its north.

The climate is warm and humid. The average annual temperature is 26.7 °C (80.1 °F).[1]

Transportation

See also: Dombivli railway station

Dombivli is served by Mumbai Suburban railway network, i.e. it lies on the main line of the central section of Mumbai suburban railway network. Built in 1886, it is one of the busiest stations on the Central line and witnesses a footfall of more than 300 thousand commuters daily.[2][3] Though none of the long journey express trains halt here, it is well connected to Mumbai and Navi Mumbai through Thane. Though during rush hours the station is an unacceptably over-crowded affair.[4] Distance between Dombivli and Thane is 15 km (9.3 mi). It takes 23 minutes to reach via a slow train and 16 minutes via a fast train. Distance between CSMT and Dombivali is 48 km (30 mi). It takes 1 hour 20 minutes to reach via a slow train and 55 minutes via a fast train.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Kalyan-Dombivili climate: Average Temperature, weather by month, Kalyan-Dombivili weather averages - Climate-Data.org". en.climate-data.org. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  2. ^ Pawar, Yogesh (4 September 2011). "125 birthday bumps for Dombivli station". DNA India. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  3. ^ "In Mumbai: RTO, traffic police check 117 autos, book 43 drivers outside Dombivli station". 2 August 2017.
  4. ^ Mehta, Manthan (19 January 2016). "Dombivli busiest CR station in 2015, going by ticket sales". Times of India. Retrieved 4 August 2016.