Konkan

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Konkan, also known as the Konkan Coast, is a rugged section of the western coastline of India.wikipedia
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Konkani language

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In Marathi it is called as kōkan, in Konkani as kōñkan, and the Kannada word karāvalli, literally meaning 'coast', is generally applied to the Kanara subregion.
The Konkani language is spoken widely in the western coastal region of India known as Konkan.

Kanara

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In Marathi it is called as kōkan, in Konkani as kōñkan, and the Kannada word karāvalli, literally meaning 'coast', is generally applied to the Kanara subregion.
The Uttara Kannada district in general is considered to be the southernmost part of the Konkan coast.

Western Ghats

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It is bounded by the Western Ghats mountain range (also known as Sahyadri) in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west, the Daman Ganga River in the north and the Gangavalli River in the south.
The range runs north to south along the western edge of the Deccan Plateau, and separates the plateau from a narrow coastal plain, called Konkan, along the Arabian Sea.

Sahyadrikhanda

Sahyādrikhaṇḍa
According to the Sahyadrikhanda of the Skanda Purana, Parashurama shot his arrow into the sea and commanded the Sea God to recede up to the point where his arrow landed.
There is an elaborate description about the creation of Paraśurāma kṣetra.

Mumbai

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Minorities of Muslim community form Konkani Muslims, Bene Israel in Raigad district, Christians form East Indians in Mumbai, Goan Catholics in Goa, Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada, Mangalorean Catholics in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada
Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour.

Konkan division

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It comprises the Konkan region, which occupies the entire west coast of Maharashtra.

Goa

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Minorities of Muslim community form Konkani Muslims, Bene Israel in Raigad district, Christians form East Indians in Mumbai, Goan Catholics in Goa, Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada, Mangalorean Catholics in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada
Goa is a state on the southwestern coast of India within the region known as the Konkan, and geographically separated from the Deccan highlands by the Western Ghats.

Mumbai Suburban district

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This is the second smallest district of Maharashtra, and it administratively comes under Konkan Division.

Parashurama

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According to the Sahyadrikhanda of the Skanda Purana, Parashurama shot his arrow into the sea and commanded the Sea God to recede up to the point where his arrow landed.
The region of Konkan is also considered as Parashurama Kshetra.

Vaishya Vani

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Ethnic groups and communities found in the region are the Vaishya Vani, Malvani, Aagri, Kunbi, Koli, Vadavali, Maratha, Bhandari, Mahar, Bunt (community), Goud Saraswat Brahmins, Daivadnya Brahmins, Kumbhar, Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins, Gabit, Padti, Chitpavan Brahmins, Brahmins, Kudaldeshkar Gaud Brahmins, Kuruba, Namdev Shimpi and others.
Vaishya Vani is a sub-caste of Vaishyas, one of the varnas of Hinduism.They are traditionally traders and merchants and are found mainly in the Indian regions of Konkan, Goa, some parts of coastal and central Karnataka, and Kerala.

Chitpavan

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Ethnic groups and communities found in the region are the Vaishya Vani, Malvani, Aagri, Kunbi, Koli, Vadavali, Maratha, Bhandari, Mahar, Bunt (community), Goud Saraswat Brahmins, Daivadnya Brahmins, Kumbhar, Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins, Gabit, Padti, Chitpavan Brahmins, Brahmins, Kudaldeshkar Gaud Brahmins, Kuruba, Namdev Shimpi and others.
The Chitpavan Brahmin or Kokanastha Brahmin (i.e., "Brahmins native to the Konkan") is a Hindu Maharashtrian Brahmin community inhabiting Konkan, the coastal region of the state of Maharashtra in India.

Koli people

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Ethnic groups and communities found in the region are the Vaishya Vani, Malvani, Aagri, Kunbi, Koli, Vadavali, Maratha, Bhandari, Mahar, Bunt (community), Goud Saraswat Brahmins, Daivadnya Brahmins, Kumbhar, Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins, Gabit, Padti, Chitpavan Brahmins, Brahmins, Kudaldeshkar Gaud Brahmins, Kuruba, Namdev Shimpi and others.

Sindhudurg district

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Sindhudurg is part of Konkan (coastal) region, a narrow coastal plain in western Maharashtra which lies between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea.

Konkani Muslims

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Minorities of Muslim community form Konkani Muslims, Bene Israel in Raigad district, Christians form East Indians in Mumbai, Goan Catholics in Goa, Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada, Mangalorean Catholics in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada
Konkani Muslims (also known as Kokani Muslims or कोकणी मुसलमान) are a sub-ethnic group of the Konkani (Kokani) people living in the Konkan region of western India, who practise Islam.

Konkana Kingdom

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Tribal communities in Konkan include the Katkari, Konkana, Warli, Mahadev Koli and Kolcha in southern Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Maharashtra's Palghar district.
This kingdom is identified to be the Konkan region (coastal region) of Maharashtra.

Bene Israel

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Minorities of Muslim community form Konkani Muslims, Bene Israel in Raigad district, Christians form East Indians in Mumbai, Goan Catholics in Goa, Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada, Mangalorean Catholics in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada
In the 19th century, after the people were taught about normative (Ashkenazi/Sephardi) Judaism, they tended to migrate from villages in the Konkan area to the nearby cities, primarily Mumbai, but also to Pune, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata, India; and Karachi, in today's Pakistan.

Konkani people

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Konkani people ( also, ) are an ethno-linguistic community who inhabit the Konkan Coast of south western India and speak the Konkani language.

Gaud Saraswat Brahmin

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Ethnic groups and communities found in the region are the Vaishya Vani, Malvani, Aagri, Kunbi, Koli, Vadavali, Maratha, Bhandari, Mahar, Bunt (community), Goud Saraswat Brahmins, Daivadnya Brahmins, Kumbhar, Rajapur Saraswat Brahmins, Gabit, Padti, Chitpavan Brahmins, Brahmins, Kudaldeshkar Gaud Brahmins, Kuruba, Namdev Shimpi and others.
The Shilahara kings seem to have invited supposedly pure Aryan Brahmins and Kshatriyas from the Indo-Gangetic plain to settle in Konkan.

Maharashtra

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Tribal communities in Konkan include the Katkari, Konkana, Warli, Mahadev Koli and Kolcha in southern Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Maharashtra's Palghar district.
To the west of these hills lie the Konkan coastal plains, 50–80 kilometres in width.

Goan Catholics

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Minorities of Muslim community form Konkani Muslims, Bene Israel in Raigad district, Christians form East Indians in Mumbai, Goan Catholics in Goa, Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada, Mangalorean Catholics in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada
It was believed till recently that there was no concrete evidence that Christianity prevailed in Goa before the Portuguese arrived, but it was believed that St. Bartholomew, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, brought the Gospel and spread it in Konkan, including Goa, just as St. Thomas had done in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, in Southern India.

East Indians

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Minorities of Muslim community form Konkani Muslims, Bene Israel in Raigad district, Christians form East Indians in Mumbai, Goan Catholics in Goa, Karwari Catholics in Uttara Kannada, Mangalorean Catholics in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada
. The Dominican friar Jordanus Catalani, who was Catalan or Occitan (southern French), began evangelizing in Sopara, Thana and north Konkan.

People of the Konkan Division

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The Konkan Division is the administrative division in the coastal region of the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Konkan Railway

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During its initial years of operation in the mountainous Konkan region, a spate of accidents prompted Konkan Railway to implement new technologies.

Malabar Coast

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However, this segment overlaps the Konkan and Malabar coast continuum; and usually corresponds to the southernmost and northernmost stretches of these locales respectively.
The term "Malabar Coast" is sometimes used to refer to the entire Indian coast from the western coast of Konkan to the tip of the subcontinent at Kanyakumari.

Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project

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The district is a part of Konkan in Western Ghats.