Chaul

Chaul
town
The samadhi (mausoleum) of Maratha Koli[1] Admiral Kanhoji Angre at Alibag
The samadhi (mausoleum) of Maratha Koli[1] Admiral Kanhoji Angre at Alibag
Nickname(s): 
Shivsena Nagari
Chaul is located in Maharashtra
Chaul
Chaul
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°32′46″N 72°55′38″E / 18.5461°N 72.9272°E / 18.5461; 72.9272Coordinates: 18°32′46″N 72°55′38″E / 18.5461°N 72.9272°E / 18.5461; 72.9272
Country  India
State Maharashtra
Government
 • Type Grampanchayat
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

Chaul is a town near Alibaug and Revdanda, the town was built around a maritime fort commissioned by the Portuguese in Goa and Bombay-Bassein, with their capital at Velha Goa. The Chaul Fort and its companion Korlai Fort, now lie in ruined and abandoned conditions after the Mahratta Invasions of Bombay and Bassein.

See also

References

  1. ^ LT GEN K. J., SINGH. "As NDA cadet, I was witness to Vice Admiral Awati's kindness". ThePrint.In. Retrieved 7 November 2018.

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