Some Interesting Facts About Pune
Shilpa • onGeneral 12 years ago • 2 min read
  1. Pune has the impeccable record of highest growth within a span of 20 Years.
  2. Pune has highest number of pubs in Asia.
  3. Pune has highest number of cigarette smokers in India.
  4. Pune has the highest number of software companies in India - 212, followed by Bangalore - 208, Hydrabad - 97.
  5. Pune has 21 engineering colleges, which is highest in the world in a given city. Pune University has 57 Engineering colleges affiliated to it, which is highest in the world.
  6. Pune is the only city in the world to have commercial and defense Airport operating from the same strip.
  7. Pune has highest number of public sector and government Organizations in India.
  8. Pune University has highest number of students going abroad for higher studies taking the first place from IIT-Kanpur. Pune University degree is recognized on Par by Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
  9. Pune has only 38% of local population (i.e.Marathi). Hence a true cosmopolitan with around 20% North Indians,10% Tamilians, 14% Telugus, 10% Keralites, 8% Europeans (Koregaon Park), 5% Africans, 2% Bengalis and 6% a mixture of all races.
  10. Pune police has the reputation of being second best in India after Bombay.
  11. Pune has the highest density of traffic in India.
  12. Pune has the highest number of 2-wheelers in the world.
  13. Pune is considered the fashion capital of east.
  14. Pune has produced the maximum international sportsmen in India for all sports next to Mumbai & Delhi.
  15. Pune has produced the maximum number of scientists considered for many high profile Prize nominations.
  16. Pune has produced the highest number of professionals in USA almost 60% of the Indian population abroad is from Pune (except Gulf).
  17. Pune is famous for three things: Software Professionals, Girls and Dogs
  18. India's National Defence Academy (NDA) is located in Khadakvasla-Pune.


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