MUMBAI - LOCATION AND IMPORTANCE

Location
- Capital of Maharashtra state. - Located on west coast of India, by Arabian Sea. - Location is suitable for day-long trading across time zones.
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National importance
- Economic capital of India. - Total GDP of Mumbai is US$209bil - 6.16% of India's total GDP. - Leasing commercial and financial centre - Reserve Bank of India and Mumbai Stock Exchange. - Home to some of India's largest and wealthiest conglomerates
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National importance - three Indian conglomerates based in Mumbai
- Aditya Birla Group. - Godrej . - Tata and Sons.
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National importance - Industries
- Textiles. - Petrochemicals. - Metals. - Electronics. - Engineering. - Food processing. - Automobile/light manufacturing. - Diamond cutting. - Computers. - Movie making ('Bollywood' produces more movies than any other city in world).
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International importance - ranking Mumbai compared to other cities
-2nd most populous city in world (14million)-27th for economic, social and technological opportunities it offers for both long-term residents and new migrants.-4th most populous metropolitan area in world (21.9million).
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- Economic capital of India. - Total GDP of Mumbai is US$209bil - 6.16% of India's total GDP. - Leasing commercial and financial centre - Reserve Bank of India and Mumbai Stock Exchange. - Home to some of India's largest and wealthiest conglomerates

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National importance - three Indian conglomerates based in Mumbai

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National importance - Industries

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International importance - ranking Mumbai compared to other cities

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