Dahisar

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Dahisar
Suburb
Dahisar railway station
Dahisar is located in Mumbai
Dahisar
Dahisar
Coordinates: 19°15′00″N 72°51′34″E / 19.250069°N 72.859347°E / 19.250069; 72.859347Coordinates: 19°15′00″N 72°51′34″E / 19.250069°N 72.859347°E / 19.250069; 72.859347
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai Suburban
CityMumbai
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (MCGM)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
400068 (East & West)
Area code(s)022
Vehicle registrationMH-47

Dahisar is the northernmost neighborhood (and railway station) of Mumbai. Dahisar is the first locality of Mumbai from the north.

On the Mumbai Suburban Railway (which is part of the Indian Western Railway line), that runs from Churchgate to Virar, Dahisar is immediately north and next to the populous suburb of Borivali, which has a train station of the same name.

After Dahisar, when travelling northwards on the Churchgate - Virar Western Railway line the immediate next railway station or stop is Mira Road station.

The 'Dahisar Check Naka' is a toll station at Dahisar (East) that marks the end of Mumbai, on the Western Express Highway.

History[edit]

There is a record of continuous habitation since the 1630s, as per parish records of the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church.[citation needed]

Dahisar was originally a part of Thane District; it became a part of Mumbai in 1956.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mumbai Suburban District". Mumbaisuburban.gov.in. Retrieved 11 January 2013.