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The district of Ratnagiri, at a distance of 400 kilometers from Mumbai, is located in the southwestern region of the state of Maharashtra on the Arabian Sea coast. Ratnagiri District Map would help the tourists during the trip to Ratnagiri.

The district of Ratnagiri is bounded by the Sahyadri Hills in the east and Arabian Sea in the west. The city of Ratnagiri is the administrative headquarters of the district.

Divisions

Ratnagiri district consists of 9 talukas and 7 Vidhan Sabha constituencies.

Population

Ratnagiri district has a population of around 16,96,777 (2001 census).

Languages

The main languages spoken here are Konkani and Marathi

Agriculture

Rice and coconut are the main crops produced in Ratnagiri.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Ratnagiri is either between the months of April and June or October and December.

Getting to

Getting to Ratnagiri is easy and convenient. The nearest airport is located at Ratnagiri, at a distance of 50 kilometers. The nearest railhead to Ratnagiri is Kolhapur.

Apart from air and rail access, the district of Ratnagiri is well-connected by roadways with all the major cities and towns such as Kolhapur, Mumbai and Pune. NH-17 passes through the district.

Accommodation

As is common with any popular tourist destination, travelers will find a number of accommodations in Ratnagiri according to their choice, mood and budget. Some of the popular hotels in Ratnagiri include: Kohinoor Samudra Beach Resort (Bhatye Beach)
  • Kamats Murud Beach Resorts (Dapoli)
  • Hotel Landmark (Ratnagiri)
  • Manas Hotel (Guhagar)
  • The Riverview Resort (Chiplun)
  • Hotel Sai Kripa (Ratnagiri)
  • Silver Sand Beach Resort
Places of interests

Some of the famous attractions of Ratnagiri include
  • Beaches on the coastline of Konkan
  • Ganapatipule
  • Murud Janjira
  • Parashuram Temple
Apart from sightseeing, the tourists can also go for excursions to the places like Savantwadi and Sindhudurg Fort.

Shopping

Shopping in Ratnagiri can be a favorite pastime for the travelers. The district is famous for high-quality horticultural fruits, especially for the royal mangoes.

Last Updated on : 25/04/2013