Murbad

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For the settlement in thane, see Murbad, Thane.
Murbad
Morbaug(garden of peacock)
Town
Murbad is located in Maharashtra
Murbad
Murbad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°15′N 73°24′E / 19.25°N 73.4°E / 19.25; 73.4Coordinates: 19°15′N 73°24′E / 19.25°N 73.4°E / 19.25; 73.4
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Thane
Government
 • Type Grampanchat(murbad town), Panchayat samiti(entire taluka)
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,267
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-05

Murbad is a census town in Thane district in the Indian state of Maharashtra near Thane and Karjat. Murbad is an industrial town with private and MIDC.Murbad is within administrative division of (taluka) of thane district. Murbad city and neighboring villages jointly from the Murbad Grampanchayat.

Geography[edit]

Murbad is located at 19°15′N 73°24′E / 19.25°N 73.4°E / 19.25; 73.4.[1] It has an average elevation of 83 metres (272 feet). Nearest towns are Karjat and kalyan Climate - Climate of Murbad is hot and humid. There are three main seasons are occurred in Murbad. Due to Sahyadri mountain rainfall is very heavy. Rivers- Murbadi, kalu, shai are the major rivers of Murbad. All rivers are flowing toward west.All rivers are seasonal.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Murbad had a population of 15,823. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Murbad has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 65%. In Murbad, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

The nearest airport is Chattarpati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai. The nearest railway station is kalyan, which is 80 km from Mumbai CST on the Central railway line. Murbad lies on the Kalyan to Ahmednagar National Highway (No.222). Roads- Murbad-Malshej state highway(222) is in good condition but as compared to this highway,village roads are to be developed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Murbad
  2. ^ "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.