Maharashtra

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Maharashtra Marathi: listen , abbr. MH is a state in the western peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India as well as the third-most populous country subdivision in the world. It was formed on 1 May 1960 by splitting the bilingual Bombay State, which had existed since 1956, into majority Marathi-speaking Maharashtra and Gujarati-speaking Gujarat. The state is divided into 6 divisions and 36 districts, with the state capital being Mumbai, also the most populous urban area in India and Nagpur serving as the winter capital. The Godavari and the Krishna are the two major rivers in the state. Marathi is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
Mumbai Suburban

Mumbai Suburban

Mumbai Suburban District is a district of Maharashtra in Konkan Division. Its headquarters is in Bandra. It consists of three administrative subdivisions : Kurla, Andheri, and Borivali. The district along with Mumbai City district and other suburban localities make up Greater Mumbai on Salsette Island. The district occupies an area of 446 km.This is the second smallest district of Maharashtra, and it administratively comes under Konkan Division.The jurisdiction of Mumbai Suburban District is from Bandra to Dahisar, from Kurla to Mulund and from Kurla up to Trombay Creek.
Mumbai

Mumbai

Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. According to the United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai is the second-most populous city in the country after Delhi and the seventh-most populous city in the world with a population of roughly 20 million. As per Indian government population census of 2011, Mumbai was the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.5 million living under Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. Mumbai is the centre of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of over 23 million. Mumbai lies on the Konkan coast on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city.
Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a small town and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.It is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus because the Krishna river has its origins here. The British colonial rulers developed the town as a hill station, and served as the summer capital of Bombay Presidency during the British Raj.
Aurangabad

Aurangabad

Aurangabad is a city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of Aurangabad district and is the largest city in the Marathwada region. Located on a hilly upland terrain in the Deccan Traps, Aurangabad is the fifth-most populous urban area in Maharashtra with a population of 1,975,116. The city is known as a major production center of cotton textile and artistic silk fabrics. Several prominent educational institutions, including Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, are located in the city. The city is also a popular tourism hub, with tourist destinations like the Ajanta and Ellora caves lying on its outskirts, both of which have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1983.
Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai , also known by its former name New Bombay, is the largest planned city in the entire world, situated on the west coast of the Indian subcontinent, Maharashtra in Konkan division, on the mainland of India. The city is divided into two parts, North Navi Mumbai and South Navi Mumbai, for the individual development of Panvel Mega City, which includes the area from Kharghar to Uran, including Taloja and Old Panvel nodes strictly in the city of Navi Mumbai. Navi Mumbai has a population of 1,119,477 as per the 2011 provisional census. It has an average city elevation of 14 meters, excluding forest area.The area was proposed in 1971 to be a new urban township of Mumbai by the Government of Maharashtra. For this purpose, a new public sector undertaking, CIDCO, was established. Navi Mumbai is situated across two districts, Thane Part and Raigad.
Pune

Pune

Pune, known as Poona until 1978 ; English: , is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra and the 7th most populous city in India, with an estimated population of 7.4 million as of 2020. It has been ranked as \"the most livable city in India\" several times. Along with the municipal corporation limits of PCMC and the three cantonment towns of Camp, Khadki and Dehu Road, Pune forms the urban core of the eponymous Pune Metropolitan Region .According to the 2011 census the urban area had a combined population of 5.05 million whilst the population of the metropolitan region was estimated at 7.4 million.
Nagpur

Nagpur

Nagpur is the third largest city and the winter capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the 13th largest city in India by population and according to an Oxford's Economics report, Nagpur is projected to be the fifth fastest growing city in the world from 2019 to 2035 with an average growth of 8.41%. It has been proposed as one of the Smart Cities in Maharashtra and is one of the top ten cities in India in Smart City Project execution.Nagpur is the seat of the annual winter session of the Maharashtra state assembly. It is a major commercial and political center of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. In addition, the city derives unique importance from being an important location for the Dalit Buddhist movement and the headquarters for the Hindu nationalist organization RSS.
Nashik

Nashik

Nashik is an ancient city and the largest city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated on the banks of river Godavari, Nashik is the fourth largest city in Maharashtra, after Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur. Nashik is well known for being one of the Hindu pilgrimage sites of the Kumbh Mela, which is held every 12 years. Nashik is located about 190 km north of state capital Mumbai. The city is called the \"Wine Capital of India\" as more than half of India's vineyards and wineries are located here. Around 90% of all wine produced in India comes from the Nashik Valley.Nashik is one of the fastest growing cities in India.
Saputara

Saputara

Saputara is a hill station located in Sahyadris or Western Ghats. Saputara town is part of Dang district in Gujarat. It is a tourist destination.
Lonavla

Lonavla

Lonavala Marathi: is a hill station town and a Municipal Council in the Pune district in the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is about 64 km west of modern-day Pune city and 96 km to the east of Mumbai. It is known for its production of the hard candy chikki and is also a major stop on the railway line connecting Mumbai and Pune. From the Pune suburbs, local trains are available from Pune Junction. Both the Mumbai-Pune Expressway as well as the Mumbai-Bengaluru highway pass through Lonavala.Lonavala is also home to INS Shivaji which is the Indian Navy's Premier Technical Training Institute. On 16 Feb 1945, the Establishment was commissioned as HMIS Shivaji and since then, the premier Technical Training Establishment of the Indian Navy trains officersThe President of Lonavala Municipal Council is Smt Surekha Nandkumar Jadhav and the Vice president is Shri.
Panchgani

Panchgani

Paachgani, also called Panchgani , is a hill station and municipal council in Satara district in Maharashtra, India. Paachgani attracts many tourists throughout the year. It is also renowned for many premier residential educational institutions.Paachgani is around 102 kilometres from Pune and 250 kilometres from Mumbai.
Karjat

Karjat

Karjat is a town administered under a Municipal Council in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is served by Karjat railway station. Karjat forms part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Karjat is located approximately at an equidistant of 100 km from Mumbai and Pune.The river ulhas flows through the town.
Matheran

Matheran

Matheran is a hill station and a municipal council in Karjat Tahsil in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Matheran is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Matheran is one of the smallest hill stations in India. It is located on the Western Ghats range at an elevation of around 800 m above sea level. It is about 90 km from Mumbai, and 120 km from Pune. Matheran's proximity to many metropolitan cities makes it a weekend getaway for urban residents.Matheran, which means \"forest on the forehead\" is an eco-sensitive region, declared by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.
Khandala

Khandala

Khandala is a hill station in the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra, India, about 3 kilometres from Lonavala, 12 kilometres from Khopoli and 33.4 kilometres from Karjat.Khandala is located at the top end of the Bhor Ghat, a major ghat on the road link between the Deccan Plateau and the Konkan plain. The ghat carries an extensive amount of road and rail traffic. The Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the main link between the major cities of Mumbai and Pune, passes through Khandala.
Pawna Lake

Pawna Lake

Pavana Lake, also known as Pavana Dam Reservoir and Pawna Lake, is a reservoir turned artificial lake in the Indian state of Maharashtra, formed by the Pavana Dam across the Pavana River in Pune district. The reservoir is 25 km from Lonavala and is increasingly getting popular as picnic and camping site for visitors from Pune and Mumbai.
Amravati

Amravati

Amravati , formerly Oomrawutty is a city in state of Maharashtra, India. It is the second largest city in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra after Nagpur and is administrative headquarter of the Amravati district. Among the landmarks in the city are the temple Ambadevi, temple of Shri Krishna, Sant Gadge Baba Samadhi, temple of Shri Venkateshwara Swamy also Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal, Melghat Tiger Reserve.
Panvel

Panvel

Panvel is a city in Navi Mumbai's Raigad district of Maharashtra in India. It is highly populated due to its closeness to Mumbai. Panvel is also governed for development purpose by the body of Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Panvel Municipal Corporation is the first Municipal Corporation in Raigad and the 27th Municipal corporation of Maharashtra State.
Igatpuri

Igatpuri

Igatpuri is a town and a Hill Station municipal council in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located in the Western Ghats. Igatpuri railway station lies in Nashik District between Mumbai and Nashik Road on the Central Railway. Igatpuri is known for Vipassana International Academy, where ancient technique of meditation is taught called Vipassana. The place is one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra in monsoon. It is a hill station on busy Mumbai-Agra NH-3 only 45 km from Nashik and 130 km from Mumbai.Igatpuri railway station is a major railway station connecting Igatpuri to MumbaiThe station is known for its surrounding scenery, wada pao and idlis sold by vendors to commuters traveling in the train.
Jalgaon

Jalgaon

Jalgaon is a city in western India. The city is located in northern Maharashtra, and serves as the administrative headquarter of the Jalgaon district. Jalgaon is known as \"Banana City of India\" as the region contributes approximately two-thirds of Maharashtra's banana production. It is also known as \"Gold City\" of Maharashtra. Jalgaon city is about 225 meters above sea level. The Girna River flows through the western part of the city.Jalgaon was divided in 1911, with East Khandesh covering the territory that is now Jalgaon.
Alibag

Alibag

Alibag is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad District of Maharashtra, India. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district and is south of the city of Mumbai. Alibag is part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region and is situated at a distance of about 96 km from Mumbai and 143 km from Pune.
Kalyan

Kalyan

Kalyan is a city in Thane district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division and a part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region . It is a neighbouring city of Mumbai and is governed by Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation.Kalyan is within the administrative division at a taluka level of Thane district. Kalyan and its neighbouring township of Dombivli jointly form Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation, abbreviated as KDMC. It is a founding city corporation of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Kalyan is the 9th biggest city in Maharashtra and 28th in the country.
Ganpatipule

Ganpatipule

Ganpatipule is a small town located 25 km north of the city of Ratnagiri in Ratnagiri district on the Konkan coast of Maharashtra, in the sub-continent of India. The town of Chiplun is located to its north.
Sindhudurg

Sindhudurg

Sindhudurg is an administrative district in the state of Maharashtra in India, which was carved out of the erstwhile Ratnagiri district. The district headquarters are located at Oros. The district occupies an area of 5,207 km2 and has a population of 849,651 of which 12.59% were urban . As of 2011 it is the least populous district of Maharashtra .
Satara

Satara

Satara ISO: Str is a city located in the Satara District of Maharashtra state of India, near the confluence of the river Krishna and its tributary, the Venna. The city was established in the 16th century and was the seat of the Chhatrapati of Maratha Empire, Shahu I. It is the headquarters of Satara Tehsil, as well as the Satara District. The city gets its name from the seven forts which are around the city. The city is known as a Soldier's city as well as Pensioner's city.
Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri is a port city on the Arabian Sea coast in Ratnagiri District in the southwestern part of Maharashtra, India. The district is a part of Konkan division of Maharashtra.

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