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Location: Borivali

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Borivali
Borivali or Borivli is a neighborhood located in north-west Mumbai. Borivali is approximately 18 kilometers (11 mi) from Mumbai Airport. The estimated population of Borivali in 2010 was 513,077.
Climate
Borivali weather forecast, updated four times a day and shows the weather summary plus detailed sun, rain, snow, wind, and temperature. The weather forecast extends out to 10 days showing information for morning, afternoon and overnight. See the links below the weather forecasts for other cities, towns, and villages near Borivali. The 10-day forecast for Borivali includes a Weather Today section with 3 hourly detail. Morning, afternoon and overnight weather forecasts are provided to cover the extended period. Borivali is 11 m above sea level and located at 19.23° N 72.85° E. Borivali has a population of 609617.

History
Borivali was developed of what once used to be a congregate region of smaller towns namely; Eksar, Poisar, Vazira, Shimpoli, Mandpeshwar, Kanheri, Tulsi, Magathane and others, which were situated on and around Mount Poinsur, between the Dahisar River and Poisar River.
It is believed that the name “Borivali” comes from the existence of a lot of bushes of a sweet fruit called “Borr(Marathi)” meaning berries in English. Hence, named the town of berries literally ‘born-vali’. The existence of the ancient temple of Lord Ganesha “Shree Svayambhu Ganpati devalaya” in Vazira Naka area, meaning the ‘self-manifested ‘ or the ‘one that is created from its own accord’ in Hinduism and Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, at Mt. Poinsur, Christian church are the true examples of the mix of ethnicity and vibrant cultural mix of the population living here since ages.
The pre-historic era’s “Mandpeshwar” and “Kanheri caves” stand a testament to the rich history of this place. Borivali was spelled ‘Berewlee’ by the then ruled India under the British Raj Era. It is also spelled and pronounced as “Borivli”.
Borivali is lush green still even after being populated densely due to the presence of “The Sanjay Gandhi National Park” (SGNP), previously known as the “BORIVALI NATIONAL PARK” in the east and the lush mangroves in the west end of Borivali.