Chaul

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Chaul
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The samadhi (mausoleum) of Maratha Koli [2] Admiral Kanhoji Angre at Alibag
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Shivsena Nagari
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Chaul
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°32′46″N72°55′38″E / 18.5461°N 72.9272°E / 18.5461; 72.9272 Coordinates: 18°32′46″N72°55′38″E / 18.5461°N 72.9272°E / 18.5461; 72.9272
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Maharashtra
Government
  TypeGrampanchayat
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 it's companion Korlai Fort, now lie in ruined and abandoned conditions after the Mahratta Invasions of Bombay and Bassein.

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