MAHARASHTRA

Map of Maharashtra State India
Maharashtra's Map
MAHARASHTRA AT A GLANCE
Formation as a State : May 1, 1960

Capital :
MUMBAI

Boundries
East-Chhattisgarh
West-Arabian Sea
North-Madhya Pradesh
South-Karnataka

AreaDetails
Area307,713 square kilometers
Population11.23 Crores (2011 census)
State LanguageMarathi
Other spoken
languages
English, Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Urdu
Coast Line720 kms. (Arabian Sea)
Main MountainsSahyadri (South-North), Satpuda (East-West)
RangesSatmala, Ajanta, Harishchandra, Balaghat, Mahadeo
Highest peaksKalsubai, Dist. Ahmednagar, Height 1646 meters (5400 ft.)
Main GhatsThal, Malshej, Bor, Varandha, Kumbharli, Amba, Fonda, Amboli, Katraj, Khambataki, Diva, Outram Ghat
Main RiversGodavari, Krishna, Tapi, Bhima, Koyana, Vardha, Vainganga, Pravara
Forest AreaAppx. 17%
Major Cities33
Main Universities14
Major PortsMumbai, Nhava-Sheva (Both International), Murud, Dabhol, Jaygad, Ratnagiri, Devgad
Major AirportsMumbai (International), Pune, Aurangabad, Nagpur
Main Ancient caves / Sculptures42
Main Sea Beaches17
Main Hill Stations13
Main Historic Forts45
Hot Springs5
Lakes & Reservoirs11
Holiday Resorts20
Road Length2.25 lakh kms.
National Highways2959 kms.
State Highways30975 kms.
Main District Road38976 kms.
S.T. RoutesAppox. 20000
Distance of Routes1323 kms.
S.T. Bus FleetAbout 15000
Passengers per DayAppx. 71 lacs
Rail Routes5614 kms.
Districts33
Talukas325
Corporation CitiesMumbai, Thane, Kalyan, Kolhapur, Solapur, Nashik, Pune, Aurangabad, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Amravati, Nagpur


Famous WaterfallsDistrictLocation
Vajrai WaterfallSataraNear Kaas Flower Valley
Kune FallsPuneLonavala - Khandala
Pandavkada FallsRaigadKharghar, Navi Mumbai
Marleshwar WaterfallsRatnagiri5 Kilometers from Devrukh, formed on the banks of Bav River
Peb WaterfallsRaigad10 Kilometers from Neral Railway Station
Garambi WaterfallsRaigad5 Kilometers from Janjira
Kandhar WaterfallsSangli65 Kilometers from Sangli
Lingmala WaterfallsSataraVenna Valley, Mahabaleshwar
Thoseghar WaterfallsSatara36 Kilometers from Satara
Rajmachi WaterfallsPuneKhandala
Gavlideo Hill FallsThaneThane - Belapur Road
Nivali FallsRatnagiriRatnagiri - Ganpatipule Route
Usarvardhane WaterfallsThaneNear Kansai Village
Ozarde WaterfallsPatan, Satar10 Kilometers from Koyna
Bhivpuri WaterfallsThaneNear Bhivpuri Railway Station
Napne FallsSindhudurga15 Kilometers from Vaibhavwadi
Dabhosa WaterfallsThane5 Kilometers from Javhar
Tiger FallsPuneLonavala - Khandala
Tigher WaterfallsThane10 Kilometers from Karjat Railway Station
Sahastrakunda WaterfallsNandedSituated on Painganga River at Sahastrakund
Bhildari Valley WaterfallsAurangabadNear 3 Kilometers from Kannad
Tapalwadi FallsThane3 Kilometers from Neral Railway Station
Bhilar WaterfallsSataraMahabaleshwar Panchgani Road
Amboli Ghat FallsSindhudurgaAmboli
Chirkehind WaterfallsSataraAmbenali Ghat
Vyaghreshwar WaterfallsSindhudurgaMumbai - Goa Highway
Barki WaterfallsKolhapurKolhapur
Mandakini WaterfallsSataraNear Mahabaleshwar
Sav Dav WaterfallsSindhudurga10 Kilometers from Kankavli town
Randha FallsAhmednagar45 Kilometers from Kasara Railway Station
Needle Point WaterfallsSataraMahabaleshwar - Panchgani Route
Palsambe WaterfallsKolhapurOn the way to Gaganbavada at Palsamba
Ale's WaterfallSataraMahabaleshwar
Dhobi FallsSataraformed on the banks of Koyna River
Umbrella FallsAhmednagar45 Kilometers from Kasara Railway Station
Chinchoti WaterfallsThaneNaigaon Railway Station (East) side
Zenith WaterfallsThaneKhopoli
Ramatirth WaterfallsKolhapur10 Kilometers from Ajara
Kelghar WaterfallsSataraMahabaleshwar - Medha - Satara Road
Dudhsagar WaterfallsNashikNear Someshwar Temple, Nashik
Ramdharneshwar WaterfallsRaigadNear Kihim Village, Alibaug
Chinaman WaterfallsSataraMahabaleshwar
Sawatkada WaterfallsRatnagiriChiplun
Dodhvne Tivre FallsRatnagiriSangameshwar
Chinchghar FallsSindhudurga10 Kilometers from Kudal town
Tamhini WaterfallsPuneTamhini Ghat, Pune
Dugarwadi WaterfallsNashikNashik
Nagartas FallsSindhudurgaAmboli Ghat


National HighwaysDetails
Highway No.3Mumbai - Nashik - Dhule - Indore - Agra
Highway No.4Thane - Pune - Bangalore - Chennai
Highway No.6Dhule - Nagpur - Calcutta
Highway No.8Mumbai - Surat - Ahmedabad - Jaipur - Delhi
Highway No.9Pune - Solapur - Hyderabad - Vijaywada


Main Rail Routes
Mumbai - Delhi - Amritsar
Mumbai - Havra
Mumbai - Baroda - Delhi
Mumbai - Varansi
Mumbai - Chennai
Manmad - Hyderabad
Konkan - Mumbai - Ratnagiri
Nagpur - Delhi
Nagpur - Chennai
Nanded - Hyderabad
Jalgaon - Surat


Administrative Division (Region)Districts under this Division
Mumbai (Konkan)Mumbai City & Suburbs, Thane, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurga
Nashik (Khandesh)Nashik, Dhule, Nandurbar, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar
Pune (Western Maharashtra)Pune, Satara, Sangli, Solapur, Kolhapur
Aurangabad (Marathwada)Aurangabad, Jalna, Hingoli, Beed, Parbhani, Nanded, Latur, Usmanabad
Amravati (Vidarbha)Buldhana, Akola, Washim, Yavatmal, Amravati
Nagpur (Vidarbha)Wardha, Nagpur, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Gondia, Gadchiroli

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