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Worli
Neighbourhood
Worli skyline as seen over the Bandra Worli Sea Link
Worli skyline as seen over the Bandra Worli Sea Link
Worli is located in Mumbai
Worli
Worli
Coordinates: 19°00′00″N 72°48′54″E / 19.00°N 72.815°E / 19.00; 72.815Coordinates: 19°00′00″N 72°48′54″E / 19.00°N 72.815°E / 19.00; 72.815
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai City
CityMumbai
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (MCGM)
Demonym(s)Worlikar, Varalikar
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
400018 and 400030
Area code(s)022
Vehicle registrationMH 01
Civic agencyBMC
Bandra-Worli Sea Link, with Worli skyline
Bandra-Worli Sea Link, with Worli skyline

Worli (ISO: Varaḷī, [ʋəɾ(ə)ɭiː]) is a locality in South Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the four peninsulas of Mumbai while the other being Colaba, Bandra and Malabar Hill. The sea connects it with Bandra via the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. Historic spellings include Warli, Worlee, Varli, and Varel.[1] Originally Worli was a separate island, one of the Seven Islands of Bombay which were ceded by the Portuguese to England in 1661, it was linked up with the other islands in the 19th century.

In the 1990s, a group of terrorists attacked a building in Worli as well as major buildings in the city.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ D'Cunha, Jose Gerson (1900). "IV The Portuguese Period". The Origins of Bombay (3 ed.). Bombay: Asian Educational Services. p. 265. ISBN 81-206-0815-1. Retrieved 4 January 2009.
  2. ^ "'93 blasts: 3 more get death sentence - Times of India". articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2022.