Thane is a northern district of Konkan Maharashtra. Known as 'Cacade De Tana', its original name being Sristhanaka, named after Lord Ganpati, also known as the ‘City of Lakes’ It is one of the most popular metropolitan cities in India. Being a residential suburb of Mumbai, Thane has number of large industrial complexes of chemicals, engineering products, and textiles. Along with being the headquarter of the taluka and the district, it also has many historical buildings,including a fort and several churches.
Nearest airport is at Mumbai (25 km) and the international airport 35 km from the main town Mumbai. Thane has a railway station and many trains pass connecting it with the major cities of Maharashtra. It is well connected by road as well.