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Geographical Information

Geographical Area 9,558 sq.km
Climate Hot and Humid ( 40.6 Celsius max. and 8.3 min.) Rainfall: 2293 mm
Population 29,90,116
Adjoining districts North : Valsad / Dadra & Nagar Haveli Northeast : Nashik East : Thane South : Thane South-west : Greater Mumbai West : Arabian Sea

Palghar original district is comprised of around 112km of linear sea rays.

District average rainfall is about 2458mm.

According to geographical structure the district generally falls in three departments.

The first section of linear Sahyadri mountain is known by the name ‘jangalapatti’. These mainly encompasses of Jawhar,mokhada, Vikramgad talukas.

The second section is known by ‘bandarpatti’.These includes Vasai,Palghar,Dahanu talukas.

The third section is known by the plain land. These includes Wada taluka.

Palghar original district has a population of total 29,90,116 in 2011. considering the percentage of population in urban and rural, urban population is 13,52,283 sharply. rural population is 16,43,145 .

From district headquaters mumbai is around 110km of distance.

The district headquarters is at Palghar taluka and are connected to other talukas roads and railways. Dahanu and vasai talukas are connected by both roads and railways to the district headquarters.

palghar manor wada state highway road no 34 is connected with wada vikramgad jawhar talukas. About 20 km from the district headquarter on National Highway-8 (NH ahamadabad Mumbai) being the way Dahanu and talasari are connected Blocks to State Highway road.

Sr.No. Tahsil Geographical Area Number of Villages and Padas No. of GramPanchayat
(Ha.) Sq.Km. Villages Padas
1 Palghar 102303 1023.03 222 968 133
2 Vasai 73276 732.76 125 148 31
3 Dahanu 96300 963.00 183 1040 85
4 Talashri 26718 267.18 46 230 22
5 Wada 35862 358.62 170 423 85
6 Vikramgad 35944 359.44 94 521 43
7 Jawhar 56640 566.40 109 266 50
8 Mokhada 42456 424.56 59 222 28
Total 469699 4696.99 1008 3818 477