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For Kudal in the Satara district of Maharashtra, see Kudal (Satara).
Kudal is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 16°00′29″N 73°41′13″E / 16.008°N 73.687°E / 16.008; 73.687Coordinates: 16°00′29″N 73°41′13″E / 16.008°N 73.687°E / 16.008; 73.687
Country India
State Maharashtra
District Sindhudurg
 • Type Gram panchayat
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,000
 • Official Marathi, Malvani/Kudali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-07

Kudal is a census town in Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra, India. It is situated on Karli River in southwest Maharashtara. Kudal is the second-largest town in Sindhudurg after Sawantwadi. As of 2011, the population is more than 25,000. Kudal supports one MIDC area. A railway station in Kudal on the KRCL route connects Mumbai and Mangalore. The Deccan Odyssey train also stops in Kudal. National Highway 66 passes through Kudal.


Kudal is located at 16°00′29″N 73°41′13″E / 16.008°N 73.687°E / 16.008; 73.687. It has an average elevation of 20 metres (65 feet). The climate is mostly coastal And humid.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kudal had a population of more than 25,000 people. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kudal has an average literacy rate of 78%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 75%. In Kudal, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.