Location: Ratnagiri District
Ratnagiri district is one of the 36 districts of Maharashtra state in Western India. Ratnagiri (city) is the district headquarters of the district. The district is 11.33% urban. The district is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west, Sindhudurg district to the south, Raigad district to the north and Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur districts to the east. This district is part of Konkan division.
An official Census 2011 detail of Ratnagiri, a district of Maharashtra has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Maharashtra. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra.
In 2011, Ratnagiri had a population of 1,615,069 of which male and female were 761,121 and 853,948 respectively. In 2001 census, Ratnagiri had a population of 1,696,777 of which males were 794,498 and remaining 902,279 were females. Ratnagiri District population constituted 1.44 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Ratnagiri District was at 1.75 percent of Maharashtra population.
There was a change of -4.82 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Ratnagiri District recorded increase of 9.89 percent to its population compared to 1991.
This city has a tropical climate. Rainfall is significant most months of the year, and the short dry season has little effect. According to Koppen and Geiger, this climate is classified as Am. The temperature
Ratnagiri spans an area of 8208 square kilometers and has a population of 1,612,672. Barely 30% of this population is in the city, while the rest is spread over nine tehsils. With such a spread-out of the population, a sound and the efficient public transportation system is necessary for the purpose of movement from one region to another for various purposes including trade, employment, and education, accessibility to healthcare and even for the growth of tourism here averages 27.0 °C. The rainfall here averages 3047 mm.
Place of Interest
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