Thane is a district which is situated in the north-west side of Maharashtra State. Thane city is located at an elevation of 7 meters above sea level. Thane city covers an area of 147 km2. The Head Quarter of Thane District is Thane city. Thane is primarily an industrial district. Thane is well connected with its neighbouring suburbs through Central Railways' sub-urban railway network.
Thane District has two main rivers, many small creeks, lakes and hot springs. Thane city is known as the city of lakes. It is surrounded by scenic hills, the hill of Yeoor and Parsik Hill. Thane city has around 30 lakes. The most beautiful of them is the Masunda Talao, also known as Talao Pali. Festivals such as Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri and Durga Puja are celebrated with great zest in the city.