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District Thane

  Topic » Dictionary of India » Districts Profile of India » Maharashtra Districts
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Thane is a district of Maharashtra state in western India. District headquarters is the city of Thane.

Geography of Thane
Shape of the Thane district is triangular. Thane district is bounded by Pune and Ahmadnagar on the east side, Valsad District of Gujarat state and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli on the north side, Nashik on the east and northeast side. Western boundary is forms by the  Arabian Sea , while it is bounded by Mumbai City District and Mumbai Suburban District on the southwest and Raigad District on the south. Geographical area of Thane district is  9558 km².

Nain Rivers : Ulhas and the Vaitarna are the main river of this district.

Lakes and Glaciers in Thane District
Dhamani Lake   
Talao Pali Lake   
Vandri Lake
Bhoj Lake   
Kakuli Lake   
Tansa Lake
Devkop Lake   
Pelhar Lake   
Upvan Lake

Latitude of Thane city :  18 ° 42' to 20 ° 20' North
Longitude of Thane city : 72 ° 45' to 73 ° 48' East

About Thane District
The district name is derived from the city of Thane, which is the district headquarters. The name Thane derived from the ancient name of the same city, Shristhanaka, when it was the capital of the Shilahara kings.

In 1949, after India got independence the Jawhar state was merged with Thane district. Since, then Thane became separate taluka or district.

The major areas located near Thane district are Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Dahanu, Shahapur, Ulhasnagar,  Dombivli, Mira, Bhayandar, Ambarnath, Kilgaon, Badlapur, Wada, Vasai and Virar.

Culture of Thane District
Tribal, koli, tarpa and drum dances are the flok-arts of Thane District.

Tahsils in Thane District
Thane District divide into 15 tahsils or talukas

Railway Station in Thane District

Bordi Railway Station   
Mumbra Railway Station   
Vashi Railway Station
Dahanu Road Railway Station   
Nalla Sopara Railway Station   
Virar Railway Station
Ambarnath Railway Station
Vaitarna Railway Station
Bhiwandi Road Railway Station   
Diva Railway Station   
Nilaje Railway Station     
Dombivli Railway Station   
Palghar Railway Station
Kelva Road Railway Station   
Vangaon Railway Station
Boisar Railway Station   
Mira Road Railway Station   
Vasai Road Railway Station
Gholvad Railway Station   
Saphale Railway Station
Belapur Railway Station   
Kalyan Junction Railway Station   
Thane Railway Station
Bhayandar Railway Station   
Kasara Railway Station   

Bus Station in Thane District

Nerul Bus Station     
Dahanu Bus Station
Shahapur Bus Station
Ambarnath Bus Station   
Kalyan Bus Station
Bhiwandi Bus Station   
Vasai Bus Station
Belapur Cbd Bus Station   
Murbad Bus Station
Vashi Bus Station

Tourist Place in Thane District
Jawhar Palace
Tansa wild life sanctuary
Bassein (Vasai)
Masunda Talao
Kashi Mira
Essel World
Arnala fort
Yeoor Hills

College in Thane District
Bharat Degree College   
Birla College   
Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce,   
Gnyandeep Mandals College of Arts & Comm   
Gokhale Education Society's College
K.M. Agrawal College
Royal College   
Royal College of Arts, Sci. & Comm   
S.Baswant College   
R.K.Vidyaprasarak Mandal’s College of Physical Education,   
Adivasi Pragati Mandal's Senior College of Arts   
Adivasi Pragati Mandal's Senior College of Arts
B.N.N. College   
A V College of Arts, KM College of Commerce and ES Andrades College of Science   
Adarsh Arts & Comm College,   
Adarsh Vidyaprasarak Sanstha's Arts & Commerce College   
S.S.S.S.’s Arts & Comm College
Sadhu Bella Education Society College of Arts & Commerce   
Sau.S.R. Karandikar College   
Gurukrupa College of Education & Research
Janaseva Shikshan Mandal's College
K.B. College of Arts & Comm. & S.C. College of Science for Women
Chinchani Tarapur Edu Society's College   
D.S.P. Mandal’s K.V. Pendharkar College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Dnyanasadhana College of Arts, Science & Commerce   
K.M. Kundanani College of Pharmacy   
K.V. Pendarkar College   
Kokan Muslim Edu Society for Women   
K.G.Joshi College of Arts & N.G. Bedekar College of Commerce
Seth T.J. Education Soc.   
Shankar Narayan College   
Shree Shankar Narayan Education Trust College
Sonopanth Dandekar College
The Education Society Arts & Comm College
Manjuntaha College, Gopal Nagar   
R.K. Talreja College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's College   
Dnyansadhana College   
Dnyanvardhini S. Baswant Shahapur College   
K.G. Joshi College of Arts & N.G. Bedekar College of Commerce   

Industries in Thane District
Thane is one of the an industrially advanced district of the State of Maharashtra.
Paper mill at Thane
Pharmaceutical and chemical factories at Ambernath, Bhaindar and Thane
Paint and chemical factories at Thane and Bhaindar
Matchbox factories at Ambernath and Thane

Major Crops of Thane District

The important kharif crops of the district are rice, vari and nachani (finger millet).

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