Chiplun (Marathi: ) is a city and a municipal council in Ratnagiri district in the state of Maharashtra, India. Located on the MumbaiGoa highway (NH-17) in western India. The city is about 320 km south of Mumbai in the Konkan region of Maharashtra. It is a fast developing city in Konkan with a strong cultural background. The name Chiplun means "The abode of Lord Parshurama".
The city has its own theatre Indira Gandhi Sanskrutik Kendra, and a stadium for sports is being constructed. A municipal looks after the civic needs of the city. High School-Chiplun, Marathi High School-Kaluste, Parshuram education societie,s United English school, Motiwala High School and Nav-Konkan Educational societies D.B.J. College are the oldest educational institutes in the city catering the need for the taluka.