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Bombaim – portugese – good bay – den converted to bombay

Mumbai –November 1995 - derived from Mumba or Maha-Amba—the name of the
Koli goddess Mumbadevi—and Aai, "mother" in Marathi

the most populous city in India, is the second most populous city in the world, with a
population of approximately 14 million

Mumbai – alpha world city – as in a global city – of economic importance

Richest city in India

7 islands – Bombay Island, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old
Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba) - fishing colonies

British East India Company merged all for trading purpose

generating 5% of India's GDP,and accounting for 25% of industrial output, 40% of
maritime trade, and 70% of capital transactions to India's economy

Area – 603 km2

Density – 22922 / km2

Elevation - 14 mts

Research Institute – Tata Institute of fundamental research & Bombay Atomic
Research Centre

Football – Mumbai FC, Mahindra United, Air India

39 Ranji titles

February – derby races at mahalaxmi race course

Sister city agreement – to promote cultural & commercial ties - with Yokohoma, LA,
London, Berlin, Stuttgart, Saint Petersburg, Honolulu

Dharavi – asias second largest slum

60% live in slum

Sex ratio – 774 female to 1000 males (national is 933 to 1000)

Literacy -77.5% national is 64.8%

Geography – colaba to mulund, mankhurd, dahisar

Lakes – tulsi & vihar are main. Rest are powai vitarna,

The water is filtered at Bhandup which is Asia's largest water filtration plant.

and also an important base for the Indian Navy Mumbai .Dumping takes place at deonar. Deputy Mayor & Municipal Commissioner tenure is 2 & half years Mayor – chief of bmc – shradhha jadhav Municipal commissioner – Mr.Assembly seats – 36 Maharashtra – Assembly seats . Sivanandan Mumbai is divided in 6 zones each having 3 to 5 wards Malad – Zone 4 Ward P South .288 Mayor . R. mulund & gorai. Mumbai is the headquarters of the Western Naval Command. Rajeev (temporary) Police Commissioner – D.A.