Kalyan-Dombivli

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Kalyan-Dombivli
Twin city
Kalyan-Dombivli is located in Maharashtra
Kalyan-Dombivli
Kalyan-Dombivli
Coordinates: 19°14′N 73°8′E / 19.233°N 73.133°E / 19.233; 73.133Coordinates: 19°14′N 73°8′E / 19.233°N 73.133°E / 19.233; 73.133
Country India India
State Maharashtra
District Thane
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Body Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor Rajendra Devlekar, Shiv Sena
 • Deputy Mayor Vikram Tare (BJP)
 • Municipal Commissioner P Velarasu
Area
 • Total 137.15 km2 (52.95 sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-05
Website kdmc.gov.in

Kalyan-Dombivli is a twin city and a municipal corporation with its headquarters located in Kalyan in Thane district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It was formed in 1982 to administer the twin townships of Kalyan and Dombivli. Kalyan has a history of over 700 years.

Government of India recently announced five cities of Maharashtra state for smart city project. Kalyan-Dombivli is the one of them. The other four cities are Aurangabad, Nashik, Nagpur & Thane.[1]

Demographics

As of 2011 India census,[2] Kalyan-Dombivli had a population of 1,246,381. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kalyan-Dombivli has an average literacy rate of 93.06%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 96.11%, and female literacy is 89.73%. In Kalyan-Dombivli, 9.47% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kalyan-Dombivli is also considered as one of the fastest developing node after Navi Mumbai.


References

  1. ^ "Thane, Kalyan-Dombivli among 5 in state to make it to smart city list" – via http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 
  2. ^ "Kalyan and Dombivali City Population Census 2011". census2011.co.in. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 

External links

  • Kalyan Dombivli Municipal website
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