Mumbai

The group of islands, Colaba, Mahim, Parel, Mazagaon, Old Woman's Island, Wadala, and Matunga-Sion where joined together to form Bombay which was later named as "Mumbai". Mumbai also the capital of Maharashtra lies on the wonderful west coast of India. The city was named after the local deity, "Mumbadevi". Mumbai withness the first railway which ran on 21 mile long railway line on Saturday 16th of April, 1853 between Bombay's Victoria Terminus & Thana. On the edge of the Arabian Sea is the port city of Mumbai. Mumbai is responsible for half of India's foreign trade. The Population of Mumbai is nearly 18.7 million of which some are top industrialists, film stars, artists, workers, officers, managers, tailors, policeman, teachers and clerks. The People of Mumbai come from diverse ethnic backgrounds who speak over a dozen of languages adding colour & flavour to diversified city of Mumbai. Major tourism attractions in Mumbai are Nehru Planterium, Elephanta Caves, Gateway of India, Taj Mahal Hotel, Chowpaty, Victoria Terminus (Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus), Prince of Wales Museum, Jijamata Udhayan, National Park, & Juhu Beach.

State

Maharashtra

Languages

Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, English & All Other Indian Languages.

STD Code

022

Nearest cities

Lonavala (108 kms.), Pune (188 kms.),Nasik (165 kms.), Goa (582 kms.)

Area

603.45 sq km

Geographical Location

Latitude - 18º 53' North, Longitude - 72º 50' East

Time Zone

IST (GMT+5:30)

Regional Language

Marathi.

Population

16.36 Million

Legislative Assembly Seats

289

Legislative Council Seats

78

Governor

C. Vidyasagar Rao (Since - 2014)

Chief Minister

Devendra Fadnavis - Chief Minister
Shri Devendra Fadnavis (Since 31 Oct 2014) Born on 22 July 1970 has post-graduate degree in Business Management.

Revenue Minister

Chandrakant Patil.

Municipal commissioner बृहन्मुंबई महानगर पालिका

Shri. Ajoy Mehta - e-mail:mc@mcgm.gov.in

Mumbai Police Commissioner

Mr. Subodh Jaiswal

Mayor of Mumbai

Devendra Fadnavis - Chief Minister
Mr. Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

Political Party in Power

Coailation Govt of BJP & Shivsena

Political Parties in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena
Party Chairperson / Founded By: Maharastrahrudaysamrat Shri. Rajsaheb Thackeray
\ Founded: 9 March 2006

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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
President : Lokpriyanete Shri Sharad Pawar
Founded : 25th May 1999

Shiv Sena (S.S.)
Executive President : Mr. Uddhav Thakre
Founded By : Hinduhrudaysamrat Shri Balasaheb Thackeray
Founded on: 19 June 1966

Republican Party of India (Athvale)
Chairman: Ramdas Athavale

Detailed Information on Places to Visit in Mumbai

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