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.




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

STD Code


Nearest cities

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


603.45 sq km

Geographical Location

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

Time Zone

IST (GMT+5:30)

Regional Language



16.36 Million

Legislative Assembly Seats


Legislative Council Seats



Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Chief Minister

मुख्यमंत्री मा. श्री. उद्धव बाळासाहेब ठाकरे (Since 28 Nov 2019).

Revenue Minister

Balasaheb Thorat.

Municipal commissioner बृहन्मुंबई महानगर पालिका

Shri. Praveen Pardeshi

Mumbai Police Commissioner

Param Bir Singh ( I.P.S ) Commissioner of Police, Mumbai

Mayor of Mumbai

Kishori Pednekar

Political Party in Power

Coailation Govt of Shivsena, Congress I & NCP

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 : Shri Uddhav Bal Thackeray
Founded By : Hinduhrudaysamrat Shri Balasaheb Thackeray
Founded on: 19 June 1966

Republican Party of India (Athvale)
Chairman: Shri Ramdasji Athavale

Detailed Information on Places to Visit in Mumbai

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