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
Coordinates: 18º58’N 72º50’E
Area: 437 km2 (169 sq mi)
Elevation: 8 m (26 ft)
Climate: Tropical monsoonal; warm temperatures all year, with heavy rainfall concentrated in the summer months
- Telephone: +91 (0)22
- Pincode: 400 xxx
- UN/LOCODE: INBOM
- Vehicle: MH-01 to MH-04
Principal Attraction: Gateway of India Arch, Rock Cut Temple on Elephanta Island, National Park inside the city, Haji Ali’s 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. Mary’s 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.