Lonere is a town in Raigad district, Maharashtra, India. It is situated merely 22km away from the renowned Raigad fort of the Maratha king Shivaji.
The town is situated on NH-17 (Mumbai-Goa National Highway), approximately 25 km north of Mahad city and 10 km south of Mangaon tehsil. Traveling from Mumbai, the junction at Lonere on NH-17serves as entry road to the towns of Goregaon, Mhasla, Mandangad, Dapoli, and the seaside resort-towns of Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar.
Lonere is also known for being the college town of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University. Established in 1989 under the Government of Maharashtra Act 1983, the university is autonomous and unitary in nature, and affiliated to the University Grants Commission (India). Coordinates: 18°9’34″N 73°19’12″E Nearby cities: Mangaon, Mahad, Mandangad