Kondivali

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Kondivali
Kondvil
village
Kondivali is located in Maharashtra
Kondivali
Kondivali
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°40′37″N 073°23′01″E / 17.67694°N 73.38361°E / 17.67694; 73.38361Coordinates: 17°40′37″N 073°23′01″E / 17.67694°N 73.38361°E / 17.67694; 73.38361
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Ratnagiri
Taluka Khed
Area[1]
 • Total 3.88 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Elevation 25 m (82 ft)
Population
 • Total 739
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
 • Spoken Konkani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 91-2356
Vehicle registration MH-08

Kondivali is a small village in Khed Taluka of Ratnagiri District in Maharashtra, India. Kodivali is also known as Kondvil. The main language here is Konkani.

Location[edit]

Kondivali is located on the Jagbudi River, 7 km southwest of the town of Khed, via the bridge over the Jagbudi River. Villages between Kondivali and Khed are Bhoste, Arsuray and Nilik. The village of Shiv Budruk is located 3 km. southeast along the river.

Occupation[edit]

The Muslims are the landlords in Kondivali, but now most of them work abroad, or in other places in India. Other sects are engaged in agriculture and service.[citation needed] The district reported that 54.3% of the total populace were employed in agricultural activity.[1]

Transport[edit]

Travel to Kondivali is by boat or by walking, bicycle, rickshaw or private car. There is government bus service. Rentals are not available in Kondivali.

Community[edit]

Kondivali consists of 153 households with a population of 739.[1][year not stated in source] The dominate surnames of the community are Potrick and Rumane. In Kondivali the main religions are Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. All live in communal harmony.

Educational facilities[edit]

Kondivali has one Urdu primary school and one Marathi secondary school, as well as a madrasa for girls who wish to study the Koran.

Government Role[edit]

Kondivali has an active gram panchayat role in its development. It has a dam which impounds the Kondivali Reservoir which helps in irrigation not only in Kondivali, but also in neighboring villages. It has access to cable network, mobile phones network, mobile internet connection. It has a sub post office, but the nearest post office is in the village of Shiv Budruk. 100% of the houses are provided with electricity.

Places[edit]

Kondivali has many gardens of mango, coconut and cashew trees.

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