Mumbai s the capital city of the state Maharashtra. Mumbai was formerly called as Bombay. Maharashtra state is one of India’s biggest commercial and industrial centres, and it has played a magnificent role in the country’s social and political life. Maharashtra is a leader among Indian states in terms of agricultural and industrial production, trade and transport, and education.
Mumbai was the second-most populous city in India after Delhi and the seventh-most populous city in the world with a population of roughly 20 million as per the survey of 2018. Mumbai is the financial, commercial, and the entertainment capital of India.
Marathi is the official language in the city of Mumbai. The mother tongue of the city is also Marathi people. It is mainly derived from the Koli community of the ancient Maharashtrian group.
Population and Area
As per the census of 2011, the population of the city is 12,478,447. The megacity area stretches up to 603 km2 and the area of the metro city is 4,355 km2.