Pune City Map

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Pune is a city located in the western part of India and is a part of the state of Maharashtra. Known as "Punyanagari" in the olden days, it was once a centre of the Maratha Empire. Considered as the 'Queen of the Deccan' and the 'Oxford of the East', it is also known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Situated 1,837 feet above sea level on the Deccan Plateau at the banks of the River Mutha, it is also the district headquarters of the southern command of the Indian Army. A mix of spirituality, capitalism, history and modernity, it is an epitome of a 'New India'. Currently, Pune is a flourishing centre for business and academia.

It gained pride due to the legendary Raja Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha Empire. As the city had been a bastion of the Marathas, the magnificent forts and other monuments are testimonies of its glorious past. Globalisation entered the city in the 1990s and at present, it is one of the largest metropolitan economies in India. With many colleges and universities, it is a prime location for manufacturing and IT sectors. The Automotive Research Association of India, which is the authority that grants homologation of all the vehicles available in the country, is also located in Pune. It is also home to the Osho International Meditation Resort, which is one of the largest spiritual centres in the world.

Places to Visit

The city is known for its architecture. From temples to historical attractions and from forts to museums, the city houses many places of interest. The 'Garden City' movement layout, which was developed in the early 20th century, has made the architecture of the city unique and quite urban. Charles Correa, B V Doshi, Achyut Kanvinde and Christopher Charles Benninger are some of the renowned architects who have worked in the city.

For tourists, the city has a lot to offer including several temples, monuments and museums. Bhuleshwar Temple, Neelkantheshwar Temple and Pataleshwar Cave Temple are some of the popular temples in the city. There are some popular museums in the city as well like Mahatma Phule Museum, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum and Pune Tribal Museum. There is a celebrity WAX museum about 40 km away from the main city, which exhibits renowned personalities of India like Bollywood stars, freedom fighters, social activists, etc. More...

There are many hotels and accommodation facilities available in the city. From five star hotels to budgetary accommodation, you can rent rooms as per your convenience and budget. There are also many entertainment zones and shopping outlets where tourists can spend quality time and enjoy.

How to reach?

The Pune International Airport in Lohegaon is the main airport in the city. Like other international airports in the country, it is operated by the Airports Authority of India. Along with domestic flights, it also serves direct flights to Dubai. The city is well-connected to many other cities via rail. Pune Junction, Ghorpuri, Shivajinagar, Dapodi and Hadapsar are the railway junctions in the city. The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation runs buses from Pune to other major cities of the country. Pune is well-connected to other cities in India via a channel of national and state highways. A metro rail project is proposed in the city, which is likely to be operational by 2021.

The above map includes major places of the Pune city. The map shows the major roads and other roads off the city and the water bodies that pass through it. In the map, hotels, hospitals, religious places and education institutions are also represented with different symbols as per their locations in the city.

Pune City Information
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictPune
Area450.69 km2 (174.01 sq mi)
Population50, 49,968 as per Census 2011
Population Density11,000/km sq (29,000/sq mi) as Census 2011
LanguagesMarathi, Hindi, Gujarati and English
Official LanguagesMarathi
Literacy Rate86.15% as per Census 2011
Sex Ratio915/1000
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code411001
Area code20
Lat Long18.5203° N, 73.8567° E
ReligionHinduism, Islam, Buddhist, Jainism and Christianity
FestivalsGanesh Festival, Pune Festival, Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti and Bhaubeej
EducationIndian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), University of Pune and Film and Television Institute
Sister CitiesFairbanks, San Jose (United States), Bremen (Germany), Troms (Norway) and Vacoas-Phoenix (Mauritius)
SportsAthletics, cricket, basketball, badminton, field hockey, football, tennis, kabaddi, paragliding, kho-kho, rowing and chess, Pune International Marathon and Pune Football Club
AirportPune International Airport
Railway StationPUNE/Pune Junction (6 PFs) Railway Station
Tourist AttractionsShaniwar Wada, Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Saras Baug, Parvati Hill, Osho Ashram, Vishrambaug Wada and Bund Garden
Nearby Tourist AttractionsMahabaleshwar, Diveagar, Matheran, Kashid Beach, Lonavala, Alibaug and Panchgani
Notable PeopleMahatma Jyotiba Phule, Shantanurao Laxmanrao Kirloskar, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Dhanraj Pillay, Prabha Atre and Raghunath Mashelkar
National HighwayNH-4,9,50


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Last Updated on : May 7, 2015