Dombivali is a suburb of Mumbai located in Thane district and comes under Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC).Divided into two major parts i.e. Dombivali East and Dombivali west, the place is located at a distance of 50 kms from Mumbai, around 20 kms from Thaneand about 30 kms from Navi Mumbai (Vashi). Dombivali is in close proximity to major IT parks such as Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City, Millennium Business Park and Airoli IT Park. Industrial hubs such as Taloje MIDC and Ambernath MIDC are also located here.
Dombivali is a well-developed area of Mumbai with a cosmopolitan population dominated by Maharashtrians, Jains, Gujaratis, Kannadigas, Tamilians, Malayalees and Punjabis. Closeness to major IT parks and industrial hubs makes this locality popular among residential buyers and investors.
Dombivali is well-connected to prominent locales in Mumbai such as Thane and Navi Mumbai by road. The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) provides local bus transport service (KDMT) within the city. NMMT buses and Maharashtra State Transport service (ST) connect major Navi Mumbai suburbs.
With three railway stations such as Dombivli railway station, Thakurli and the Kopar Bridge are three under its jurisdiction, the place is connected to Mumbai via Central Railway Line. Two airports are proposed in this region with one at Nevali and the other at Kopra-Panvel.
There are several reputed institutions located here which cater to the educational needs of the families residing here (literacy rate is almost 100% in Dombivali). Some of the renowned educational institutions in here include Don Bosco, Vidyaniketan, Holy Angels’, Adharsh English School, Swami Vivekananda Vidyamandir, Model College of Commerce and Arts, MIDC, Swami Vivekananda Junior College and SIAS Junior College.
Popular hospitals such as Wockhardt's Super Specialty hospital in Kalyan and Lok Hospital in Thane are easily accessible from Dombivali.