Monday, 18 June 2012

Mumbai Fact And Figure

Mumbai India, Facts of Mumbai, Mumbai it is the commercial & financial capital city of India. This port city (India's largest and busiest) accounts for a major share of the government's revenue, and has one of the world's largest harbour. People of various caste, culture, and religion inhabit the city, and due to this diversification the customs, languages, and even the food is of infinite variety. The language spoken here is Hindi & Hinglish which is street speak and slang a mixture of Hindi & English.

Area440 sq. kilometers / 170 sq. Miles
Coastal Length140 kms
Altitude8 meters average
Population18 million, projected to reach 28.5 million by 2020
LocationMumbai lies on the western coast of India, in Maharashtra state
ClimateSummer - 35°C to 23°C
Winter - 29°C to 19°C
Monsoon - between June and Sept, annual rain 2,200 mm
Best time to visitOctober - February
AirportSahar/Chhatrapati Shivaji International Air Port and Santacruz Domestic Airport
Railway StationBombay Central Railway Station (Western Railway) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Formerly Victoria Terminus)
Intra-city TransportationMumbai Suburban Railway, BEST buses, Taxis, Auto rickshaws, Ferry Services.
Must VisitsMarine Drive, Chowpatty Beach, Hanging Gardens, Crawford Market
Language SpokenHindi, Marathi, English
Electricity220Volts; 50 Hz
ReligionHinduism, Islam, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Jainism and Buddhism
STD Code022
ISD Code+91 22
Time Zone5:30 hrs ahead of GMT


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