NATURE KONKAN THE INDIAN KING OF .

July 28, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Konkan Division :

Konkan division is one of the six administrative divisions of Maharashtra state in India. It comprises the Konkan region, which occupies the entire west coast of Maharashtra. The two districts in the state capital Mumbai also fall in Konkan division.

Literacy: 98.9%Districts: 1. Ratnagiri, 2. Mumbai city, 3. Mumbai suburban, 4. Thane, 5. Sindhudurg, 6. Raigad, 7. Palghar.

What is Konkan famous for :

Konkan region is well famous for its long and narrow stretch of sparkling beaches with crystal blue waters and white-black sand. Tarkarli Beach of Sindhudurg,Ganpatipule Beach and Dapoli of Ratnagiri,Harihareshwar and Diveagar beach of Raigad district are the few most famous beaches of Konkan.

Is Goa part of Konkan :

Goa is a part of the coastal country known as the Konkan, which is an escarpment rising up to the Western Ghats range of mountains, which separate it from the Deccan Plateau.

What are the places to see in Konkan :

8 Places To Visit In Konkan

  • Ganpatipule: Exotic Beaches.
  • Alibaug: The Best Of Everything.
  • Ratnagiri: The Port Town.
  • Sindhudurg: For Forts.
  • Dapoli: For The Culture Vultures.
  • Murud: For That Perfect Break.
  • Harnai: Home To Beaches.
  • Mahad: Exotic Place.

What is Kokan :

A hockey game called kokan was played in Mabuiag. … The game was played on a long stretch of the sandy beach. The kokan was struck with a rough bat or club, baiwain or dabi, which was usually cut from a piece of bamboo, between 60 and 85 centimetres in length, on which a grip was cut.

Which coastal part is called Konkan :

Konkan, also called Aparanta, coastal plain of western India, lying between the Arabian Sea (west) and the Western Ghats (east). Answer: Konkan, also known as the Konkan Coast or Kokan, is a rugged section of the western coastline of India.

Dangerious ghat of Konkan :

Kashedi Ghat :

Kashedi Ghat is a mountain pass in India located on the Mumbai–Goa–Kochi national highway. This ghat is near Poladpur, on the Mahad to Khed section. It has a deadly curve, which makes it one of the difficult ghats in Maharastra. 

Konkan Railway :

Transit line

The Konkan Railway is a railway operated by the Konkan Railway Corporation, with its headquarters at CBD Belapur in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The first passenger train ran on Konkan railway tracks on 20 March 1993, between Udupi and Mangalore.

Why is Konkan Railway famous :

Originally Answered: Why is Konkan Railway so famous? Designed and built by Indian engineers in a record time of eight years, the Konkan Railway takes you on a breathtaking journey through rugged mountains, lush valleys, sunlit paddy fields, bustling villages and glistening rivers that lead out to sea.

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Kokan or Konkan Division
Location of Konkan Division in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka
Coordinates: 18°57′53″N 72°49′33″ECoordinates18°57′53″N 72°49′33″E
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtraGoa and Karnataka
Districts1. Ratnagiri, 2. Mumbai city, 3. Mumbai suburban, 4. Thane, 5. Sindhudurg, 6. Raigad, 7. Palghar
Area
 • {{{area_blank1_title}}}4,60.886 km2 (177.949 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total28,739,397
Literacy98.88%

History of administrative districts in Konkan Division :

There have been changes in the names of Districts and has seen also the addition of newer districts after India gained Independence in 1947 and also after the state of Maharashtra was formed.

References :

  1. ^ “Palghar becomes Maharashtra’s 36th district”Mid Day. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
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Which coastal part is called Konkan :

Konkan, also called Aparanta, coastal plain of western India, lying between the Arabian Sea (west) and the Western Ghats (east). Answer: Konkan, also known as the Konkan Coast or Kokan, is a rugged section of the western coastline of India.

What is Konkan food :

Konkani food is mostly influenced by the traditions and culture of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. Seafood like prawns, crabs and fish, coconut and local spices are some of the main ingredients used in their delicacies. … Although Konkani foods are pre-dominantly non-vegetarian, the vegetarian fare is equally delicious.