Elephanta Island

Elephanta Island is an island off of in that is home to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It consists of a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Photo: Eatcha, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, abbreviated as JNPT, also known as Nhava Sheva, is the largest container port in India. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Elephanta Island

18.9622° or 18° 57' 43.8" north
72.9336° or 72° 56' 1" east
101 metres (331 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 22825787
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جزيرة إليفانتا
  • Arabic: جزيرة الفيلة
  • Arabic: جزيرة بوري
  • Arabic: جزيرة غابوري
  • Bashkir: Гхарапури
  • Belarusian: Востраў Элефанта
  • Belarusian: Элефанта
  • Catalan: Elephanta
  • Cebuano: Elephanta Island
  • Chinese: 象岛
  • Dutch: Elephanta
  • English: Elephanta
  • English: Gharapuri Island
  • English: Pory Island
  • French: Île d'Éléphanta
  • French: île Gharapuri
  • French: île d'Éléphanta
  • German: Elephanta
  • Hindi: Gharapuri
  • Hindi: एलिफेंटा की गुफ़ाएँ
  • Korean: 엘레판타섬
  • Malayalam: എലിഫന്റ ദ്വീപ്
  • Malayalam: എലിഫെന്റ ദ്വീപ്
  • Marathi: घारापुरी द्वीप
  • Norwegian: Elephanta-øya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Elephanta-øya
  • Polish: Elefanta
  • Portuguese: Elephanta
  • Portuguese: Gharapuri
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Elefanta
  • Portuguese: Ilha do Elefante
  • Portuguese: Pory
  • Romanian: Elephanta
  • Russian: Гхарапури
  • Swedish: Elephanta
  • Tamil: எலிபெண்டா தீவு
  • Turkish: Elephanta Adası
  • Urdu: ایلیفینٹا جزیرہ
  • Welsh: Ynys Elephanta
  • Western Panjabi: ایلیفینٹا جزیرہ
  • Garapuri
  • Ghārapuri
  • ilha de Elefante

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