What is the district of Sindhudurg?

What is the district of Sindhudurg?

Sindhudurg is an administrative district in Maharashtra, which was carved out of the erstwhile Ratnagiri District. Sindhudurg district now comprises of the talukas of Sawantwadi, Dodamarga, Vengurla, Kankavli, Vaibhavwadi, Devgad, Kudal, Malvan.

How many districts are there in Sindhudurg?

Divisions. The 8 talukas of this district are Devgad, Kankavli, Malvan, Kudal, Sawantwadi, Vengurla and Dodamarg and Vaibhavwadi. There are 3 Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district. These are Kankavli, Sawantwadi and Kudal.

What is the headquarter of Sindhudurg district?

Sindhudurg Nagari
The modern township of Sindhudurg Nagari is the headquarters of Sindhudurg district . The district is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the east, the Belgaum District (Karnataka state) and Goa on the South and the Ratnagiri district on the North.

When was Sindhudurg district formed?

1st May, 1981
On 1st May, 1981 a separate new District Sindhudurg came to be established after carving of six Talukas i.e. Kudal, Vengurla, Sawantwadi, Malvan, Kankavli & Devgad from the original District, Ratnagiri. Later on two Talukas viz. Vaibhavwadi and Dodamarg came to be attached to District Sindhudurg.

Who is the collector of Sindhudurg district?

K. Manjulekshmi
Collector Office Sindhudurg

Name Designation Phone
Smt. K. Manjulekshmi, IAS Collector Sindhudurg 02362-228844
Shri. Shankar Barge Additional Collector 02362-228855
Mr. Dattatray Bhadakwad Resident Deputy Collector 02362-228845
Shri. Dadasaheb Raghunath Gite District Supply Officer 02362-228846

Is industrial Centre in Sindhudurg district?

Sindhudurg district was earlier a part of the Ratnagiri district . For administrative convenience and industrial and agricultural development Ratnagiri district was divided into Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg with effect from 1st May,1981.

How many villages are there in Sindhudurg?

Tahsil-wise List

Sl No Tahsil Total Villages
1 Devgad 98
2 Dodamarg 62
3 Kankavli 107
4 Kudal 125

What is population of Sindhudurg?

Sindhudurg District Urban/Rural 2011

Description Rural Urban
Total Population 742,645 107,006
Male Population 363,268 54,064
Female Population 379,377 52,942
Sex Ratio 1044 979

What is special in Sindhudurg fort?

Built over a period of three years (1664-1667), the sea fort is spread over 48 acres, with a two-mile (3 km) long rampart, and walls that are 30 feet (9.1 m) high and 12 feet (3.7 m) thick. The massive walls were designed to serve as a deterrent to approaching enemies and to the waves and tides of the Arabian Sea.

Who won Sindhudurg fort?

Built by Shivaji, Sindhudurg Fort was the naval headquarters of the Marathas. Situated on Kurte Island, it lies half a km away from the Malvan Port in the Arabian Sea. The fort lies 130 km north of Goa. Shivaji built the fort area to safeguard the maritime borders of his kingdom and from neighbouring rulers.

How many rivers are there in Sindhudurg?

Rivers- Vaghotan, devgad, karli, gad, tilari and terekhol are main rivers in sindhudurg.

What is the literacy rate of Maharashtra?

Maharashtra Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Literacy 82.34 % 76.88 %
Male Literacy 88.38 % 85.97 %
Female Literacy 75.87 % 67.03 %
Total Literate 81,554,290 63,965,943