These forests are important for the protection of coastal environment Some of the forest areas have been converted into wildlife reserves, thus preserving their biodiversity. The State's share in the livestock and poultry population in India is about 7% and 10% respectively. International Journal of Environmental Sciences, 3 6 , pp. The Maharashtra Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Ltd. July is the wettest month in Maharashtra, while August also gets substantial rain. The closest hill station to Mumbai, Matheran was discovered in 1850 by the British during their occupation of India and subsequently developed into a popular summer retreat.
The hill station is spread over an area of 38 square km. At a distance of 24 km from Ganpatipule, 134 km from Kolhapur, 196 km from Satara, 198 km from Mahabaleshwar, 308 km from Pune, and 350 km from Mumbai, Ratnagiri is a port city and the district headquarters of Ratnagiri on Arabian Sea coast in southwestern part of Maharashtra. Local self governance institutions in rural areas include 34 , 355 and 27,993. This Maharashtra Map will give you a clear understanding about the districts and other political features of Maharashtra. On 1 May 1960, following mass protests and 105 deaths, the separate Marathi-speaking state was formed by dividing earlier Bombay State into the new states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
To the east of the Ghats lies the flat Deccan Plateau. Pilgrimage and the environment: Challenges in a pilgrimage centre in Maharashtra, India. Shopping Mumbai has shops and stores that sell everything like clothes, books and handicrafts. There are special treats and rates set for adults, children and senior citizens. A visit to the film studios of fame fulfills the wishes of tourists and fans who are awed by the world of films. Maharashtra's top five districts by population, as ranked by the 2011 Census, are listed in the following table. A good drainage system was also constructed at the same time.
Meals mainly lunch and dinner are served on a plate called. In urban areas, many women and men wear western attire. In the election, the largest number of seats went to the Bharatiya Janata Party, with 122 seats. The two principal sea ports, and , which is also in the Mumbai region, are under the control and supervision of the government of India. Nashik is among the famous. Archived from on 21 October 2013.
Its a popular misty monsoon destination, and its lush surroundings have been the backdrop of many Bollywood movie song and dance scenes. At a distance of 94 km from Mumbai, 56 km from Lonavala and 122 km from Pune, Matheran is a small hill station in Raigad district of Maharashtra. Summers are extreme with March, April and May as the hottest months. Maharashtra is dotted with numerous forts, caves, beaches, religious sites, hill stations, historical monuments and buildings. Maharashtra is the third-most urbanized state of India.
Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Indian Constitution. Her festivals that galvanise the sleepy thousands into fervent motion. Basant 2012 , , pp. Archived from on 25 August 2015. Apart from this, Maharashtra Tourism also plans to focus on various other innovative areas such as Bollywood tourism, Eco Tourism, Wildlife tourism, Wine tourism, Agro Tourism, and special entertainment zone. Map showing all the districts and the headquarters of districts in Maharashtra. The Western Ghats better known as Sahyadri, are a hilly range running parallel to the coast, at an average elevation of 1,200 metres 4,000 ft.
Mainstream are popular in Maharashtra, especially in urban areas. Many tales of the renowned Shirdi Sai are associated with this village. Two types of occur under this group. Nashik is also surrounded by various forts and hills and has an abundance of hiking trails. Users can get information about Ajanta caves, Ellora caves, Raigarh fort, shrines, beaches, hill stations and sanctuaries etc. Archived from on 2 February 2014.
Dorabji Nanabhoy is the first Parsi to enter Bombay in the year 1640, they are hailed from Iran. Looking for or , just log on to , for using. Under the , after completing secondary school, students typically enroll for two years in a , also known as pre-university, or in schools with a higher secondary facility affiliated with the or any central board. Strawberry season runs from November to March and you can feast on them at Mapro Gardens and Archie's Farm. Its magnificent temples are one of the main attractions, with the Mahalaxmi Temple being the focus.
Most of the famous hill stations of the state are at the Ghats. The Bombay Stock Exchange, the biggest stock exchange in India is also located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ancient Buddhist life has been depicted in the delicate stonework. Lying between the Arabian Sea and the Sahyadri Range, Konkan is narrow coastal lowland, just 50 km wide and with an elevation below 200 meters. Here you get a Imported Beer and mixed fruit juice. Maharashtra is the in India. Forests of this type occupy a major part of the state.
Nashik is the third largest city by population in Maharashtra and also one of the popular pilgrimage. Archived from on 7 March 2014. . The politics of the state since its formation in 1960 have been dominated by the party. Panchgani is one of the popular Tourist places in Maharashtra and among the must include places in your. The district is a part of Konkan division of Maharashtra.