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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South Bombay is a commonly used term, but the extent of this district is not commonly agreed upon.

This district covers Byculla, Parel, Worli, Prabhadevi, Sewri and Dadar areas of .

The consists of the Bandra, Khar, Santacruz, Juhu, Vile Parle, and Andheri suburbs of .

is a beautiful township in . 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.


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.

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.

consists of the suburbs of Manori, Jogeshwari, Borivali, Gorai, Mira Road, Bhyander, Naigaon, Vasai, , Virar, Goregaon, Malad, Kandivali, and Dahisar.

is an island off of in southern that is home to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

This district, comprising of the suburbs of Chembur, Mankhurd, Govandi, and Trombay were in the 1950s, considered the poorer cousins of the Western and Central Suburbs.


  • Location: , , , , ,
  • Population: 12,400,000
  • IATA airport code: BOM
  • United Nations Location Code: IN BOM
  • Latitude: 19.0177° or 19° 1' 3.9" north
  • Longitude: 72.8439° or 72° 50' 38.1" east
  • Elevation: 8 meters (26 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1275339

Other Names for Mumbai

  • Afrikaans: Moembaai
  • Arabic: بومباي
  • Arabic: مومباي
  • Aragonese: Bombai
  • Armenian: Մումբայ
  • Assamese: মুম্বাই
  • Azerbaijani: Mumbay
  • Belarusian: Мумбаі
  • Bengali: মুম্বই
  • Bihari : मुम्बई
  • Bishnupriya: পুল্লাপ মুম্বাই
  • Bulgarian: Бомбай
  • Bulgarian: Мумбай
  • Burmese: မွမ်ဘိုင်းမြို့
  • Catalan: Bombai
  • Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Bombay
  • Central Kurdish: مومبای
  • Czech: Bombaj
  • Dhivehi: މުންބާއީ
  • Dutch: Bombay
  • Eastern Mari: Мумбаи
  • Egyptian Arabic: مومباى
  • English: Bombay
  • Esperanto: Mumbajo
  • Extremaduran: Bombay
  • French: Bombay
  • French: Mumbai
  • Galician: Mumbai - मुम़बई
  • Georgian: მუმბაი
  • German: Mumbai
  • Greek: Βομβάη
  • Gujarati: મુંબઈ
  • Hebrew: מומבאי
  • Hindi: बम्बई
  • Hindi: मुम्बई
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bombay
  • Italian: Bombay
  • Italian: Mumbai
  • Japanese: ムンバイ
  • Kannada: ಮುಂಬೈ
  • Kannada: ಮು೦ಬೈ
  • Kashmiri: بَمبَے
  • Korean: 뭄바이
  • Kurdish: Mumbaî
  • Latin: Bombaya
  • Latvian: Mumbaja
  • Limburgan: Bombay
  • Lithuanian: Bombėjus
  • Lithuanian: Mumbajus
  • Lojban: mymbais
  • Macedonian: Мумбај
  • Malayalam: മുംബൈ
  • Marathi: मुंबई
  • Mazanderani: بمبئی
  • Mazanderani: مومبای
  • Mongolian: Мумбай
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): बम्बई
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): मुम्बई
  • Newari: ग्रेटर मुम्बई
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bombai
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ମୁମ୍ବାଇ
  • Ossetian: Бомбей
  • Panjabi: ਮੁੰਬਈ
  • Persian: بمبئی
  • Persian: مومبای
  • Polish: Bombaj
  • Polish: Mumbaj
  • Portuguese: Bombaim
  • Portuguese: Mumbai
  • Pushto: ممبای
  • Romanian: Mumbay
  • Russian: Мумбаи
  • Rusyn: Мумбаі
  • Sanskrit: मुम्बई
  • Sardinian: Bombay
  • Serbian: Мумбај
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bombay
  • Silesian: Bůmbaj
  • Sindhi: ممبئي
  • Slovak: Bombaj
  • Slovenian: Mumbaj
  • South Azerbaijani: بمبئی
  • Spanish: Bombay
  • Swedish: Bombay
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Mumbai
  • Tajik: Мумбай
  • Tamil: மும்பை
  • Telugu: ముంబై
  • Thai: มุมไบ
  • Tibetan: འབོམ་སྦེ
  • Turkish: Bombay
  • Uighur: Bombay
  • Ukrainian: Мумбаї
  • Urdu: بمبئی
  • Urdu: ممبئی
  • Western Panjabi: ممبئی
  • Wu Chinese: 孟买
  • Yakut: Мумбаи
  • Yiddish: מומביי
  • Asumumbay
  • Numbai
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