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Location: Palghar District

Palghar District
Palghar District is a district in the state of Maharashtra in Konkan Division. On 1 August 2014, the Maharashtra State government announced the formation of the 36th district of Maharashtra, when a new Palghar District was carved out of the old Thane district. Palghar District starts from Dahanu at the north and ends at Naigaon. It comprises the talukas of Palghar, Vada, Vikramgad, Jawhar, Mokhada, Dahanu, Talasari and Vasai-Virar. At the 2011 Census, the talukas now comprising the district had a population of 2,990,116.
Palghar has an urban population of 1,435,210, that is 48% of total population is living in Urbanized Area. The district is bounded by Thane and Nashik Districts on the east and northeast and by Valsad District of Gujarat state and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli on the north. The Arabian Sea forms the western boundary, while Vasai-Virar is part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
Climate
Palghar has a tropical climate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. According to Köppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Aw. The average annual temperature in Palghar is 26.5 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 2101 mm.
History
The part of the country’s largest urban sea-hill of Thane District division on 1st August 2014 or 36th new district Palghar came into existence. The working time of a new district in the presence of the Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and then Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat started from 1st August 2014. Palghar is the 36th district of the state. It is spread between the west coast of the Arabian Sea and the Sahyadri Mountains rows that are east of the Northern District of Palghar. Palghar DISTRICT total population is around 29,90,116. The district has a total of 8 talukas, Mokhada, Talasari, Vasai, Vikramgad, Palghar, Dahanu, and Wada. The part of the country’s largest urban sea-hill of Thane District division on 1st August 2014 or 36th new district Palghar came into existence. The working time of a new district in the presence of the Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and then Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat started from 1st August 2014. Palghar is the 36th district of the state. It is spread between the west coast of the Arabian Sea and the Sahyadri Mountains rows that are east of the Northern District of Palghar. Palghar DISTRICT total population is around 29,90,116. The district has a total of 8 talukas, Mokhada, Talasari, Vasai, Vikramgad, Palghar, Dahanu, and Wada.
Until 1 August 2014, the talukas now comprising Palghar District formed a part of Thane District. After a struggle and demand for almost 25 years, for bifurcation, the creation of the new district was approved by the Cabinet of Maharashtra on 13 June 2014 and the new district of Palghar came into existence on 1 August. Abhijit S. Bangar was the first Collector of the district.
Geography
The district is the northernmost part of the Konkan lowlands of Maharashtra. It comprises the wide amphitheater like Ulhas basin on the south and hilly Vaitarna valley on the north together with plateaus and the slopes of Sahyadri. From the steep slopes of the Sahyadri in the east, the land falls through a succession of plateaus in the north and center of the district to the Ulhas valley in the south. The distance from the parts of different palaces to headquarters Palghar by road is as follows: Khodala 138 km, Mokhada 112 km, Jawhar 75 km, Vikramgad 60 km.
The main river flowing through the district is the Vaitarna. The river has many tributaries; the most important of them are Barvi and Bhatsa, Pinjal, Surya, Daherja, and Tansa. Vaitarna, the largest of Konkan Rivers rises in the Tryambak hills in Nashik district, opposite to the source of Godavari. The river flows across Shahapur, Vada, and Palghartalukas and enters the Arabian Sea through a wide estuary off Arnala. Vaitarna River is 154 km long and has a drainage area that practically covers the entire northern part of the district.
Transportation
The Western Railway network passes through Vasai, Palghar and Dahanu talukas of the district. The Western Express Highway (NH48) has passed through manor and chiller for entering in Palghar district.
Place of interest
• Jivdani Temple (Virar)
• Tungareshwar Temple (Vasai)
• Dahanu Beach (Dahanu)
• Bordi Beach (Bordi)
• Kalavantin Durg (Palghar)
• Dahanu Mahalaxmi Temple (Dahanu)
• Dabhosa Waterfall (Jawhar)
• Arnala Beach (Virar)
• Prati-Shirdi Shri Saibaba Mandir (Shirgaon)
• Chinchoti Water Falls (Vasai)
• Great Escape Water Park (Virar)
• Bhuigaon Beach (Vasai)
• Aswali Dam (Bordi)
• Rajodi Beach (Virar)
• Rangoon Beach (Vasai)
• Takmak Fort (Virar)
• Ganeshpuri (Virar)
• Mallinath Jain Tirth Kosbad Temple (Bordi)
• Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (Vasai)
• Kelva Beach (Palghar)
• The Eco Forest by Samarth Krupa Agro Farm(Palghar)
• Hanuman Point (Jawhar)
• Deobandh Temple (Khodala)
• Shirgaon Beach (Shirgaon)
• Dahanu Fort (Bordi)
• Pilucha Dhabdhaba Waterfalls (Vikramgadh)
• Lodha Dham (Vasai)
• Chandika Devi Temple (Vasai)
• Arnala (Tembhi)
• Kshitij Resort (Virar)