Mumbai, a cosmopolitan metropolis, earlier known as Bombay, is the largest city in and the capital of the state . Mumbai was originally a conglomeration of seven islands on the coastline which over time were joined to form the island city of Bombay.

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is a hub of tourist spots including two UNESCO World Heritage sites. Photo: Vegpuff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a beautiful township in Mumbai. It was founded in 1971, as a satellite township to take the pressure off Mumbai city; in this sense, it has been only partially successful. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India. Photo: René Seifert, CC BY 2.0.

This district covers Byculla, Parel, Worli, Prabhadevi, Sewri and Dadar areas of Bombay. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


The consists of the Bandra, Khar, Santacruz, Juhu, Vile Parle, and Andheri suburbs of Bombay. Photo: Superfast1111, CC BY-SA 3.0.

This district, comprising the suburbs of Kurla, Vidyavihar, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Kanjur Marg, Bhandup, Mulund, and Powai has developed quite a bit in the past few decades. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island off of Mumbai in southern that is home to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Photo: Pallavi.sam, CC BY-SA 4.0.

consists of the suburbs of Manori, Jogeshwari, Borivali, Gorai, Mira Road, Bhyander, Naigaon, Vasai, , Virar, Goregaon, Malad, Kandivali, and Dahisar. Photo: Patrice78500, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Comprising the neighborhoods of Dharavi, Matunga, Vadala, Sion, and Mahim, the northern boundary of this district is where the city ends and the suburbs start.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai Metropolitan Area, India. is situated 3 km northwest of Mumbai. Photo: René Seifert, CC BY 2.0.

Railway station
Mumbai–Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor is an under construction high-speed rail line connecting the cities of , , and India's economic hub Mumbai. is situated 2 km west of Mumbai.

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The Sion Hillock Fort is a fort in Mumbai, . It was built under the regime of the English East India Company, between 1669 and 1677, atop a conical hillock when Gerard Aungier was the Governor of Bombay. is situated 3½ km southwest of Mumbai. Photo: Aalokmjoshi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Village lies in the Vile Parle East suburb of Mumbai. is situated 3½ km northwest of Mumbai.

is a residential colony in the suburban Mumbai. is situated 1½ km east of Mumbai.

is a neighbourhood in Ghatkopar, a suburb of Mumbai in . is situated 4½ km northeast of Mumbai.


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