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Uran, Mumbai Overview

Situated at the end of Navi Mumbai, Uran lies in the Konkan division between Panvel and Karjat. Primarily a tiny fishing and agriculture village, Uran has several beaches to its attribute- the most popular of which are Pirvad, Mankeshwar and ONGC. Surrounded by water bodies on three sides, the village is just attached to the land from the side of Raigarh district. Pirvad is the most frequented beach, with plenty of tourists visiting it every day, Mankeshwar is considered to be a religious beach owing to the grand temple of Lord Shiva situated at the seaside itself. Whereas ONGC is popular for housing the gas plant at the beach.

Uran is gradually developing into an urban city and is home to several industries and industrial plants like ONGC, JNPT, JTI, MSEB etc; the main occupation of the people is still fish farming.

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How To Reach Uran

Located at a distance of around 60 kms from the city, Uran can be reached in a 90 minutes drive. Local buses also run to and fro and you can choose to travel in any one of them. Alternatively, you can hire a taxi cab for a more relaxed and comfortable journey.

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