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Konkan Districts & Geography

Konkan is a coastal strip of land bounded by the Sahyadri hills on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west. Maharashtra's Konkan area consists of RaigadRatnagiriSindhudurg and Thane districts.



Thane District

Area: 9558 Sq. Km.
Population: 8.1 Million
Climate: Hot and Humid
Rainfall: 264 cm
Rivers: Surya, Kalu, Damanganga, Pinjal, Vaitarna, Bhatsai, Tansa, Ulhas, Murbadi.
Places of interest: Vajreshwari, Ganeshpuri, Kelve beach, Akoli, Jawhar, Dahanu, Kosbad, Tansa, Vaitarna, Malshejghat, MalangGad, Shahad, Ambernath, Titwala, Mahalaxmi, Suryamal, Lonad.
Forts: Vasai, Arnala, MalangGad, Thane, Mahuli, Ghodbander.


Raigad District

Area: 7152 Sq. Km.
Population: 2.2 Million
Climate: Hot and Humid
Rainfall: 300 cm
Rivers: Kalu, Patalganga, Amsa, Kundalika, Ghod, Ulhas, Bhogawati, Savitri, Gandhar.
Places of interest: Raigad, Mahad, Alibag, Sav, Murud Janjira, Kihim Beach, Matheran, Unhere, Mahad, Kankeshwar, Diveagar, Shivtharghal, Khadsamble, Pali, Harihareshwar, Gharapuri, Kuda, Ambivli, Thanale.
Forts: Raigad, Janjira, Alibag, Sarasgad, Karnala, Sudhagad.


Ratnagiri District

Area: 8208 Sq. Km.
Population: 1.7 Million
Climate: Hot and Humid
Rainfall: 330 cm
Rivers: Jog, Savitri, Bav, Jagbudi, Kajoli, Muchkundi, Vashisthi, Shastri, Shuk, Sahyadri.
Places of interest: Ratnagiri, Chiplun, Harne, Guhagar, Dervan, Kelshi, Ganpatipule, pavas, Hedvi, Rajapur, Rajapur, Malgund, Parshuram, Velneshwar, Dabhol, Marleshwar.
Forts: Ratnagiri, Suvarnadurg, Jaigad, Purnagad, Mahipatgad, Vasota, Bhairavgad, Prachitgad.


Sindhudurg District

Area: 5207 Sq. Km.
Population: 1.05 Million
Climate: Hot and Humid
Rainfall: 300 cm
Rivers: Devgad, Gad, Shuk, Achra, Terekhol, Sahyadri, Kurla, Kalna,Tilari.
Places of interest: Sawantwadi, Sindhudurg, Banda, Redi, Shiroda, Amboli, Tarkarli, Malvan, Vengurla, Saitwade, Ozhar, Kunkeshwar, Danoli, Valawal, Mangaon, Vengurla.
Forts: Sindhudurg, Vijaydurg, Rangna, Devgad, Mahadevgad.

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