<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a town just North of Goa
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. Vengurla Tehsil(taluka) has some beautiful temples including those of Shri Sateri, Shri Rameshwar, Shri Navadurga
at Kanyale Redi, Shri Mauli at Redi and Shiroda, Shri Vetoba at Aaravali, Shri Ganesh at Redi and Shri Ravalnath
Vengurla is gifted with a lovely scenary and is a tourist spot.
Vengurla is located at . It has an average elevation of 11 metres
Under the Köppen climate classification
, Vengurla features a tropical monsoon climate
.The highest temperature in summer reaches 42°C while in winter,temperature drops up to 10°C.The annual precipitation is 3155.3 mm.
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... Read More