Geography of Dombivli
Dombivli is a part of the Dombivli – Kalyan Municipal Corporation. Twin cities are just 7 kms away from each other. This is a suburban town of Mumbai situated on the east of Thane and is well connected to the city by local trains. The town of Dombivli lies at a distance of about 49 kms to the Northeast of the economic powerhouse of Mumbai. And around 17 kilometers from the last suburb in Thane district on the main central railway line. It is popular as a cultural hub and is counted amongst the most literate cities in India.
Geographical Location of DombivliLatitude: 19. 12’N
Longitude: 73. 6’E
Climatic Conditions in DombivaliFor tourists and leisure travelers, the best time to visit Dombivli are the months falling just after the monsoon and before summers. This is the time when this town has an array of festivities. Dombivli is blended with not only mild climate but also celebrations and joy brought by the festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali. The town experiences high level of humidity with temperatures remaining moderate and it remains constant throughout the year.
The temperature in the month of October is recorded between 20 degree to 25 degree which drops down to 15 degree in the month of November and goes to a maximum of 20 degree only. Weather in Dombivli continues to remain mild in December and January where it fluctuates in between 12 degree to 17 degree. During spring season, in the months of February and March the temperature goes to a maximum of 27 degree. It rises slightly to a maximum of 30 degree in April when summers are still welcomed and goes to a maximum of 35 to 37 degree in the month of May when humidity is at its maximum from 88 to 92 per cent.
Summer Season in DomdivliSummers in Dombivli last from the month of March to May with the maximum temperature reaching to 40 degree. Tourists do not prefer to visit the town during summers as the weather is really hot.
Monsoon Season in DombivliMonsoon season in the town starts from June and lasts till September. This season is accompanied by heavy rainfall with the level of humidity also increasing at the same time. This is also not a preferred season to visit Dombivli as the rainfall is heavy.
Winter Season in DombivliWinters in Dombivli start from the month of November and ends in February. Temperature during winters is quite low, dry and cool. It reaches to a minimum of 10 degree. Tourists and travelers are recommended to visit the town in this season as it is a perfect time to go out for sightseeing.
Demography of DombivaliWith a population of about 12,00,000 individuals which are spread across a distance of 15 square kilometers in Dombivli, the density of population of about 47000/ sq.km. in this town is overwhelming. In demographic terms, the urban conglomeration of Kalyan – Dombivli ranks to 21st in India with a population ranging to 1.20 million.
A major portion of this population consists of Maharashtrians speaking Marathi language. The cosmopolitan city consists of people from various parts of the countries and coming from different origins such as Gujratis, Tamilians, Jains, Punjabis, Kannadigas, Malyalees etc. With the new infrastructure facilities coming to the town, its looks will be changed in the coming years.