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Mumbai Travel Guide

Mumbai Information

Mumbai is the capital of the Maharashtra State, in the western Indian Country.

Language: Bengali, Hindi, Urdu, English

Mayor: Jairaj Phatak

Municipal Commissioner: Shubha Raul

Government: Municipal Corporation

Monetary Units: Indian Rupee

Legislature: Unicameral

Established: 1668

Coordinates: 1858N 7250E

Area: 437 km2 (169 sq mi)

Elevation: 8 m (26 ft)

Population: 11,914,398

Climate: Tropical monsoonal; warm temperatures all year, with heavy rainfall concentrated in the summer months

  • Telephone: +91 (0)22
  • Pincode: 400 xxx
  • Vehicle: MH-01 to MH-04

Principal Attraction: Gateway of India Arch, Rock Cut Temple on Elephanta Island, National Park inside the city, Haji Alis Mosque, CTS Terminus, Police Headquarters, Prince of Wales Museum, National Gallery of Modern, the Parsi Towers of Silence, Crawford Market and Bazaars of Kalbadevi and Bhuleshwar.

Principal Festivals: Gujarati Festival, Elephanta Festival, Mahashivratri, Janmashtami, Mt. Marys Feast, Holi, Gudi Padava, Gokulashtami, Navratri, Diwali and Ramadan.

Principal Transporting: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Rail Stations: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Mumbai Central, National Highway, Main Bus Terminal, Mumbai Port, Local Train, Brihanmumbay Electric Suply and Transport, Taxis, Rickshaw, Car Hire.

Principals Personalities: H. J. Bhabha, Madhuri Dixit, S. M. Gavaskar, Sir Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy, Dom Moraes, Amitabh Bacchhan, Salman Rushdie, Dr. Dhadabhai Naoroji and Sir David Sassoon.

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