District at a glance
Declared as Independent District w.e.f. 1st
October, 1990, as a consequent of the bifurcation of
the Greater Mumbai into two revenue districts namely,
Mumbai City & Mumbai Suburban. Prior to this, Mumbai
Suburban was the part of Mumbai City District.
Population wise, one of the largest district in the country.
The current population is 93.56 Lakhs.
Area wise, it is the second smallest district in
Maharashtra State. It's geographical area is 369 Sq Kms.
- The District Headquarters is located in Bandra(E).
- Administratively it comes under Konkan Division.
- Mumbai Suburban District has 3 Talukas/Tahsils namely,
Andheri, Borivali and Kurla . It has 87 villages.
The jurisdiction of Mumbai Suburban District is from
Bandra to Dahisar, from Kurla (Chuna Bhatti) to Mulund
and from Kurla and upto Trombay Creek.
- This District has 4 Parliamentary Constituencies and
26 Assembly Constituencies.
- Mount Marry Church
- Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
- Indian Institute of Technology ,Pawai
- Rashtriya Chemicals and FertilizerS (R.C.F.)
- Chatrapati Shivaji International Terminal Airport
- Sahara International Airport
- Aray Milk Colony
- INS Hamla
- Film City
- Juhu Beach
- Madh Beach
- Manori Beach
- Aksa Beach
- Gorai Beach
- Versova Beach
- Erangal Beach
- Tulsi Lake
- Vihar Lake
- Pawai Lake
- Essel World
- Water Kingdom
- Gorai Fantassy Land
- Kanheri Caves
- Jogeshwari Caves
- Mithi River :-
Mithi River is the main river in the Mumbai Suburban District.
Mithi River originates in the Vihar Lake area,
flows southwards and through the Bandra-Kurla Complex, and finally meets
Arabian Sea at Mahim bay. For a large part of its southern course is influenced
by tidal action. It has a total aerial length of 13.5 km and catchments area of
7295 hectares that covers parts of eastern and western suburbs. A 3.5 km stretch
passes through the Bandra-Kurla Complex which is planned and developed by the
Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA).
- Dahisar River (Mandpeshwar):-
Dahisar river is second main river in mumbai suburban district.It originates
from Tulsi Lake (Gundgaon) which is in Sanjay Gandhi National Park , flows
through Magathane, Kanheri, Dahisar, Mandpeshwar before meeting the Arabian sea via the Bhayandar creek.
- Poisar River :-
Poisar River originates in Sanjay Gandhi National Park (lahugad).
flows through Akurli, Poisar, Kandivali, Valanee, Malad and meets to Arabian Sea via Malad creek.
- Oshiwara River :-
It originates in Film City(Goregaon).Before meeting the Arabian sea via the Malad Creek,two
rivulet join the river, one rivulet comes from Santhosh Nagar and meets the river near Aray
Colony bridge another one comes from Oshiwara Station meets the river near Oshiwara bridge.
||386.56 sq km
||72 to 51.01 degree
|Area under Forestry
||44.43 sq km
||19 to 3.41 degree
||Thane Creek from Mulund to Trombay, Vikroli, Ghatkoper
||Arabian sea from Gorai Manori to Andheri & Bandra having beaches of Madh, Juhu
||Mahul, Mahim Creek of Mumbai City District
||National Park and Thane Creek
||Total Area (sq km)
||Area Under Forestry (sq km)
||Distance in km from
||Total No of Revenue Circles
||Total No of Villages
||1.5 to 3.5
||Boundary of Kurla Tahsil from Tungwa, Saki, Mohili, Kurla
||Arabian Sea from Bandra to Madh
||Mahim Creek and Mumbai City District
||Boundary of Borivali Taluka Villages Erangal, Daravali,
Goregaon, Aarey & Kurla Taluka Saki Vihar and Kurla
||0.5 to 7
||National Park Boundary of Kurla Taluka
||Arabian sea from Gorai to Madh
||Village of Madh, Versova, Jogeshwari
||Last Suburb Dahisar and next to it Thane District
||1 to 11
||Thane Creek from Mulund to Trombay
||Boundary Sanjay Gandhi National Park
||Arabian Sea of Mahul, Sion i.e. Mumbai City
||Saki Vihar, Gundgaon, Tulsi Village of Borivali & Thane District
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