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About Ratnagiri- Sindhudurg:

One of the 48 constituencies of Maharashtra, Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg came into being after the implementation of the 2008’s Presidential delimitation of constituencies. The Ratnagiri Sindhudurg Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 46) consists of 1,252,255 number of electorates in totality, of these 582,860 are males and 669,395 are females as the Election commission of India 2009 data suggests. It has six Vidhan Sabha segments. 

 

 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Chiplun

Ratnagiri

Rajapur

Kankavli

Kudal

Sawantwadi

About Ratnagiri- Sindhudurg:

Ratnagiri is the district headquarters of the Ratnagiri District and a port city on the coast of Arabian Sea. Home to over 70,000 people, the city has an elevation of 11 m. With a 55% male majority, the city has a 11% child population and a sex ratio of 1,123 females per 1000 males. It has a 68% Hindu majority and an average literacy rate of 83%. Male and female literacy stands at 86% and 87% respectively. The city is home to the Marine Biological Research Station and is connected to nearby cities via NH-17. It is also a vital part of the Konkan Railway. 

The district of Sindhudurg lies adjacent to that of Ratnagiri and sprawls over an area of 5,207 sq km with its headquarters being in Oros. It has a total population of 848,868 as of 2011. With a sex ratio of 1037, the district has an average literacy rate of 87%. It is divided into 8 talukas. The National Highway NH-17 also passes through this district.Marathi is the official language of both the districts. They also share the same economic activities of trade and fisheries.