Worli

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Worli
वरळी
Neighbourhood
Worli Skyline from Bandra
Worli Skyline from Bandra
Worli is located in Mumbai
Worli
Worli
Coordinates: 19°00′00″N 72°48′54″E / 19.00°N 72.815°E / 19.00; 72.815Coordinates: 19°00′00″N 72°48′54″E / 19.00°N 72.815°E / 19.00; 72.815
Country India
State Maharashtra
Metro Mumbai
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 400018[1]
Area code(s) 022
Vehicle registration MH 01
Civic agency BMC
The Bandra Worli Sea link, with Worli skyline

Worli (Marathi: वरळी) is a locality in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Historic spellings include Warli, Worlee, Varli.[2]

Geography[edit]

View of Arabian Sea from Worli Sea-face

Worli is a part of South Mumbai which extends from Haji Ali to Prabhadevi. It is bounded by the Arabian Sea to the west and the neighborhoods of Haji Ali to the south, Mahalaxmi to the east and Prabhadevi to the north. The nearest railway station to the neighbourhood is Mahalaxmi, while Elphinstone and Lower Parel are also the nearest railway station from Worli. With the commissioning of the Sea-link, Worli Sea-Face is now better connected with Western Suburbs.

The palais royale building constructed in Worli is one of the tallest buildings of India.[citation needed] As of October 2014, construction for this building was stalled due to legal issues.[3]

Commercial development[edit]

Sunset at Worli Sea-face, Mumbai

Worli has been one of the busiest office areas in Mumbai since the late 70's. The first major development was the Shivsagar Estate located on Dr Annie Besant Road. The major companies having properties here are GSK Pharma, TATA, Deloitte, Novartis, HDFC Bank, Yes Bank, Siemens, CEAT and many more. Aditya Birla Group has its head office in Worli.[4]

The PIN Codes (Postal codes) for Worli are 400018 and 400030.[citation needed] The known MTNL Telephone prefixes are 2421, 2422, 2437, 2490, 2491, 2492, 2493, 2494, 2495, 2496, 2497 and 2498.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pin code : Worli, Mumbai". pincode.org.in. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  2. ^ D'Cunha, Jose Gerson (1900). "IV The Portuguese Period". The Origins of Bombay (3 ed.). Bombay: Asian Educational Services. p. 265. ISBN 81-206-0815-1. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  3. ^ Crabtree, James. "Mumbai’s towering ambitions brought low by legal disputes". Financial Times. Financial Times. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Contact." Aditya Birla Group. Retrieved on 6 November 2013. "Aditya Birla Group Headquarters - Aditya Birla Centre, 3rd Floor, S K Ahire Marg, Worli, Mumbai, India"