Dombivli

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Dombivli
Residential Suburb(Mumbai metropolitan region)
Dombivli railway station - Platformboard
Dombivli railway station - Platformboard
Dombivli is located in Maharashtra
Dombivli
Dombivli
Location of Dombivli in Maharashtra
Coordinates: 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718Coordinates: 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718
Country India
StateMaharashtra
DistrictThane
TalukaKalyan
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyKalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation
 • Deputy MayorVikram Tare (BJP)
 • Municipal CommissionerP. Velrasu, (IAS)
 • MLASubhash Bhoir (Shivsena), Ravindra Chavan (BJP) Narendra Pawar (BJP) Ganpat Gaikwad (Independent - BJP Supporter)
Elevation
13.534 m (44.403 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,246,381 (with Kalyan)
Demonym(s)Dombivlikar
Language
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
421 201 to 421 206
Telephone code0251
Vehicle registrationMH-05 [Kalyan Metro]
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Dombivli is a city in the Thane District of Maharashtra state in Konkan division, located about 48 km from Mumbai CST and is a suburb of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).

Geography[edit]

Dombivli is located at 19°13′06″N 73°05′12″E / 19.218433°N 73.086718°E / 19.218433; 73.086718. It has an average elevation of 13.534 metres (44.403 feet). The land here is rough and rocky by nature.The climate is warm and humid.

Religion[edit]

Infant Jesus Church, Dombivli is church dedicated to Infant Jesus, and situated in Dombivli. The Chapel was consecrated on 1974 during the Christmas Midnight mass and was converted into a Roman Catholic place of worship dedicated to Infant Jesus of Prague.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Dombivli is served by Mumbai Suburban railway network, i.e. it lies on the main line of the central section of Mumbai suburban railway network.Built in 1886, it is one of the busiest stations on the Central line and witnesses a footfall of more than 3 lakh commuters daily.[2] Though none of the long journey express trains halt here, it is well connected to Mumbai and Navi Mumbai through Thane. Dombivli is the busiest railway station on the central line in Mumbai suburban railway network. Though during rush hours the station is an unacceptably over crowded affair.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.churchtimings.com/infant-jesus-church-dombivli/
  2. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/in-mumbai-rto-traffic-police-book-117-autos-near-dombivli-station/story-UOHP6vDR9EVbMLI4Zlkm6M.html
  3. ^ Mehta, Manthan (19 January 2016). "Dombivli busiest CR station in 2015, going by ticket sales". Times of India. Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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