Mumbai

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  • Mumbai Geofile
    • Location
      • West Coast of India
      • Where Ulhas river meets the Arabian Sea
      • Has two regions, Mumbai City District and Mumbai Suburban District
      • Maharashtra State
    • Facts
      • Largest city in India
      • Fourth largest city in the world
      • Commercial capital of India
      • Centre of government in the Mahaarashtrastate
      • Over half a million people live in Dharavi
    • History
      • Became a major trading town in the 18th century
      • During the American civil war the city became the worlds chef cotton trading market
      • Became independent in 1947
      • Renamed Mumbai in 1995
    • Finance
      • Commercial capital of India
      • Many financial institutes are located in the city
      • Headquartersof Indian companies are in Mumbai
    • Transport
      • Accounts for 40% of India's foreign trade
      • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport second busiest in India
      • Jawaharlal Nehru Port 55 - 60% of cargo
    • Media
      • Bollywood
      • Marathi film industry
    • In the future
      • Better Transport
      • More skyscrapers
      • Overhead metro line
      • Improved sanitation in slums
      • Demolish slums

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