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Thane

Administration
Native ameठाणे Thane
Typesuburb
StateMaharashtra
DistrictThane
Government
MayorAshok Vaity
Municipal CommissionerR. Rajeev
Parliamentary constituencyThane
Assembly constituencyThane
Geography
Total Area56.7 sq mi (147 km2)
Demography
Total Population1261517 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode400 6xx
Telephone022
VehicleMH-04

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Thane (Marathi : ठाणे), (also called Tannah, Shri Sthanak and Lake City) is a city in Maharashtra, India, part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, northeastern suburb of Mumbai at the head of the Thane Creek. It is the administrative headquarters of Thane district. On 16 April 1853, G.I.P. Railway’s first train ever to run on the Indian soil rolled out from "Boree Bunder" (now Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) to "Tannah" (now Thane), 34 kilometers away. This marked the dawn of the Railway Age in Asia. Thane city covers an area of 147 km2 and has a population of 1.26 million according to the 2001 census.


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