Dombivli

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Dombivli
Dombivali
Residential City(Mumbai metropolitan region)
Dombivli is located in Maharashtra
Dombivli
Dombivli
Location of Dombivli in Maharashtra
Coordinates: 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718Coordinates: 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Thane
Taluka Kalyan
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Body Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation
 • Deputy Mayor Vikram Tare (BJP)
 • Municipal Commissioner E. Ravendrian (IAS)
 • MLA Mr. Subhash Bhoir (Shivsena), Mr.Ravindra Chavan (BJP) Mr.Narendra Pawar (BJP) Mr.Ganpat Gaikwad (Independent - BJP Supporter)
Elevation 13.534 m (44.403 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,246,381 (with Kalyan)
Demonym(s) Dombivlikar
Language
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 421 201 to 421 206
Telephone code 0251
Vehicle registration MH-05 [Kalyan Metro]
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Dombivli is a city in the Thane District of Maharashtra state in Konkan division, located about 48 km from Mumbai CST and is a part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The population of the Kalyan-Dombivli City at the 2011 census counted to 1,246,381 (52% males and 48% females).

Geography[edit]

Dombivli is located at 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718. It has an average elevation of 13.534 metres (44.403 feet). The land here is rough and rocky by nature.The climate is warm and humid.

Rail[edit]

Dombivli is served by Mumbai Suburban railway network, i.e. it lies on the main line of the central section of Mumbai suburban railway network.Built in 1886, it is one of the busiest stations on the Central line and witnesses a footfall of more than 3 lakh commuters daily.[1] Though none of the long journey express trains halt here, it is well connected to Mumbai and Navi Mumbai through Thane. Dombivli is the busiest railway station on the central line in Mumbai suburban railway network. Though during rush hours the station is an unacceptably over crowded affair.[2]

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