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Ambarnath more often spelt as Ambernath is a town in Indian state of Maharashtra which is also a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.[1] Ambernath comes under the Thane district of Maharashtra

Ambarnath
Town
Shiv Mandir, Ambarnath
Ambarnath is located in Maharashtra
Ambarnath
Ambarnath
Location of Ambernath in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°12′32″N 73°11′10″E / 19.209°N 73.186°E / 19.209; 73.186Coordinates: 19°12′32″N 73°11′10″E / 19.209°N 73.186°E / 19.209; 73.186
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictThane
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Council
 • PresidentManisha Valekar
Area
 • Total38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total253,475
 • Density6,700/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ambarnathkar
Language
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
421501,
421502,
421505,
421506.
Telephone code0251
Vehicle registrationMH-05
Lok Sabha constituencyKalyan
MPShrikant Shinde
MLADr. Balaji Kinikar
Vidhan Sabha constituencyAmbernath

SportsEdit

Merwyn Fernandes, a former Indian hockey player, played for the famous Indian Airlines hockey team in the 1970s.[citation needed] He represented India in 1980, 1984 and the 1988 Summer Olympics. He was part of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal Summer Olympics at Moscow. He also received the Arjuna award.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority - Ambernath, Kulgaon-Badlapur and Surrounding Notified Area". Mmrda.maharashtra.gov.in. Retrieved 2016-01-20.
  2. ^ "Arjuna Awards in Hockey - Sanabung Manipur". Arjuna Awards in Hockey - Sanabung Manipur. Sanabung Manipur. Retrieved 8 October 2011.