Mumbai India
Anjelina Smith • onGeneral 11 years ago • 2 min read

Mumbai previously was known as Bombay is the capital of Maharashtra. Maharashtra is the state of India. Mumbai has a population of about more that 12.5 million. Mumbai is also the second most populous city in the world.

Mumbai is situated on the west coast of India. It has an adjacent border with Thane and Navi Mumbai and is estimated that along with these two new suburbs the total population is about more than eighteen million.

Mumbai is also known as the fifth populous metropolitan area in the world. Being situated in the west coast of India, about half of India’s maritime cargo are handles by the port in Mumbai. About 5% of India GDP are generated by Mumbai, as it is the entertainment and commercial center of India.

India economy is said to be growing with each passing day, Mumbai has played a great role in these sphere and is still playing its parts. According to an estimated data Mumbai generates seventy per cent of capital transactions, thirty five to forty per cent of maritime trade and more than twenty two percent of industrial output is added to India’s economy.

In words by global financial flow Mumbai is one of the world’s top ten centers of commerce. Mumbai has in its arm much important financial institutions such as Bombay Stock exchange, Reserve Bank of India, the National stock exchange of India. It also has headquarters of many Indian companies and multinational corporations are its self preserved to make the flow of economy is smooth manner.

Many migrants are attracted to Mumbai to make their livelihood and place to stay as the city also has Hindi film and television industry which is generally know by all as Bollywood. The standard of living in Mumbai is high and has vast business opportunities which make it an ideal place for migrants and new face to make a place for their self. City also houses many cultures and communities which make its stand as a unique example in terms of brotherhood and so the people call it Apna Mumbai.



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