वेंगुर्ल ) is a town south of Mumbai
(Bombay) and Ratnagiri
522 and 200 km respectively on the Konkan coast
in Sindhudurg district
. It is surrounded by a semicircular range of hills with lush green foliage mainly of cashew, mango, coconut, and different kinds of berry trees. The hills of Dabholi, Tulas, and Mochemad respectively lie in the north, the east, and the south of Vengurla, while the Arabian Sea
is located on its west.
The town has a rich cultural heritage. It has some beautiful temples including those of Shri Sateri, Shri Rameshwar, Shri Navadurga, Shri Mauli, Shri Vetoba, and Shri Ravalnath.
Vengurla is located at . It has an average elevation of 11 metres
According to India's 2001 census
, Vengurla had a population of 12,471 in 2001. Males and females constituted 49% and 51%, respectively, of the population. 81% of Vengurla's population was literate (86% of males and 76% of females) compared to 59.5% of India's total population. 10% of the town's population was under 6 years of age at the time of the census.
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