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Sawantwadi

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Sawantwadi (Marathi: सावंतवाडी) is a town in Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra. It lies in the Konkan region near Maharashtra's border with Goa. Sawantwadi is known for its wooden handicrafts, hand-made cards colourfully painted. The focus of the town is a lake in the centre of Sawantwadi. Most Maharashtrians with the surname Sawant hail from this town.

Map of Sawantwadi, Maharashtra 416510

Marathi is the most common language, though it is spoken with a different dialect. Konkani is also spoken by a few. Most of the town's population are Hindu, followed by a minority Muslim population.

References

Sawantwadi Wikipedia


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