Saturday, February 11, 2012
Ratnagiri is located along the southwest parts of the konkan region in Maharashtra. It lies on the west cost near the Arabian sea. the shayadri ranges from one side and the sea from other surround ratnagiri. it is one of the very important ports of the konkan costs.
The shayadri mountains border Ratnagiri to the east.Heavy Rainfall results in highly eroded landscape in the costal region, but fertile alluvial valley in the region produce abundent rice, coconuts,cashew nuts, and fruits,"HAPUS"mangoes being one of the main fruits. Fishing is an important industry in ratnagiri.
Ratnagiri is connected by road to mumbai, manglaru,madgoan,karwar,udupi, and cochinby National Highway number-17(NH-17). The Konkan railway also connects to these places by train along with Delhi and Jaipur.
Ratnagiri -Nagpur National Highway NH-204 connects Ratnagiri to important cities like Kolapur,Sangli,Solapur,Nanded,Nagpur and eastern parts of india.