Velas, Maharashtra

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Velas
village
Velas is located in Maharashtra
Velas
Velas
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 17°57′31″N 73°02′59″E / 17.9585°N 73.0498°E / 17.9585; 73.0498Coordinates: 17°57′31″N 73°02′59″E / 17.9585°N 73.0498°E / 17.9585; 73.0498
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Ratnagiri
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Velas is a village in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra. It is noted as a birthplace of Nana Phadnis.He was sachiva- a secretary in Peshawai in Pune. It is also famous for its beaches and turtle festival which is held by the local people of Velas and Sahyadri Nisarg Mitra, Chiploon.

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