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Maharashtra, situated in the western part of India, is the third largest state of India. It is bordered by the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh , Chhattisgarh , Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,Goa and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Divided into thirty five districts, it has cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Solapur, Nagpur, Thane, Jalgaon and Amravati which have a distinct place on the map of the world. All the districts of Maharashtra are grouped into six divisions: Aurangabad Division, Amravati Division, Konkan Division, Nagpur Division, Nashik Division and Pune Division.

The state which is home to one of the largest film industries of the world i.e. Bollywood, also boasts of being the largest contributor to India's national industrial output.

With places such as Lonavala, Khandala, Matheran, Panchgani, Mahabaleshwar and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora, Elephanta Caves and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, it is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India.

Maharashtra State Information

CapitalMumbai
Date of formation1. May. 1960
GovernorK. Sankaranarayanan
Chief MinisterPrithviraj Chavan
Tourist attractionsGateway of India, Murud-Janjira Fort, Elephanta Island, Aurangabad Caves
FestivalsMakar Sankranti, Ganesh Chaturthi
Major dance and music formsVasudev Dance, Lavni Dance, Dhangari Gaja
Arts and craftsPeople of the Warli tribe create ritualistic paintings on cowdung-plastered walls; Paithani saris; Mashru and Himroo fabrics
LanguagesMarathi
Size3,07,713 sq. km
Population11,23,72,972
RiversGodavari, Penganga, Bhima, Varna, Parvara, Mula
Forests and wildlife sanctuariesPench NP, Tadoba NP, Nagzira National Park, Nawegoan NP, Devlagaon NP, Gugamal NP.
State animalGiant squirrel
State birdGreen imperial pigeon
State flowerJarul
State treeMango
Major cropsPaddy, wheat, sugarcane, oranges
FactoidsGharapuri, just outside Mumbai, has seven beautiful rock-cut caves carved between the 6th and 7th centuries AD.
Kolis were among the first residents of the archipelago or arc of seven islands that later became Mumbai.


Last Updated on 27 May 2013