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India Gate and Taj hotel from Ferry Mumbai
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Situated on the Arabian sea, Mumbai (formerly called Bombay) is the capital of Maharashtra, and is India's largest metropolis, with over 20 million inhabitants. It is also India's most cosmopolitan city and the home of the world famous 'Bollywood' film industry.


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Wikipedia - Mumbai

Mumbai Train Station
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly known as Victoria Terminus, is the headquarters of the Central Railway and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Mumbai (Marathi: मुंबई, Mumbaī, IPA:Mumbai_pronunciation.ogg [ˈmʊm.bəi]), is the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the second most populous city in the world, with a population of approximately 14 million. Along with the neighbouring urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai and Thane, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world. Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. As of 2009, Mumbai was named an Alpha world city. Mumbai is also the richest city in India, and has the highest GDP of any city in South or Central Asia. ... read more

Wikitravel - Mumbai

Chowpatty beach, Mumbai
Chowpatty beach

Mumbai (Marathi: मुंबई), earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in India and the capital of Maharashtra state.The city has an estimated metropolitan population of 21 million (2005), making it one of the largest cities in the world. It is also home to India's largest slum population. Mumbai looms large as the commercial capital of as it is one of the India's predominant port cities. Mumbai's nature as the most eclectic and cosmopolitan Indian city is symbolized in the presence of Bollywood within the city, the centre of the globally-influential Hindi film and TV industries. ... read more

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