Pali, Raigad

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Pali, Raigad
पाली, रायगड
city
Pali, Raigad is located in Maharashtra
Pali, Raigad
Pali, Raigad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°32′29″N 73°13′12″E / 18.541384°N 73.219965°E / 18.541384; 73.219965Coordinates: 18°32′29″N 73°13′12″E / 18.541384°N 73.219965°E / 18.541384; 73.219965
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Raigad
Elevation 207 m (679 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,167
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pali is a census town in Raigad District in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Transport : By Railway

Nagothane is Nearest Railway station on Diva Jn Panvel Jn Roha central railway line. Daily Diva Roha Passenger Train runs through Nagothane halt.Further Diva Sawantwadi Margaon Sindhudurg Passenger, Dadar Ratnagiri Passenger halts Nagothane.

On Kokan railway Roha is Nearest Railway station to Pali. From Roha Pali ST buses available.

From Nagothane by ST one can reach Pali in 20 minutes.

On Mumbai Suburban line Khopoli railway station is Nearest to Pali (36km)

For express trains Karjat is Nearest Railway station to Pali on Mumbai Pune Central railway line. One can travel through ST Bus from karjat to Pali.

ea Palici by direct State Transport Bus (ST) through Karjat ST depot.

Geography[edit]

Pali is located at 18°32′29″N 73°13′12″E / 18.541384°N 73.219965°E / 18.541384; 73.219965. It has an average elevation of 207 metres (679 feet).

Trekking[edit]

There are two trekking destinations close to Pali. One is right there in the village. It is a fort called Sarasgad (सरसगड) from era of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. There is another one from same era called Sudhagad (सुधागड) which is about 10 km away. It has a temple at the top which a place of local pilgrimage. The goddess is called 'Bhorai' (भोराई). Another place for trekking is 'Varadayini Mandir' (वरदायिनी) which is about 7 km from Pali.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Pali had a population of 8167. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pali has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 74%. In Pali, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religious value[edit]

Pali is one of the eight 'Ashtavinayakas' in Maharashtra. See Ballaleswar Pali, Raigad or Ashtawinayaka.

References[edit]

  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.