Mumbai, which was previously
known as Bombay is a major metropolitan city of India.
It is the state capital of Maharashtra. Mumbai city is
known as the business capital of India, it being the country's
principal financial and communications centre. The city has the
largest and the busiest port handling India's foreign trade and a
major International airport. India's largest Stock Exchange which
ranks as the third largest in the world, is situated in Mumbai.
Here, trading of stocks is carried out in billions of rupees
everyday. Description about Mumbai/Bombay can not be complete
without the mention of Bollywood, the biggest Indian film
industry which churns out hundreds of Hindi block-busters every
Area: 440 sq km, Population: 18 million, Country: India
Time Zone: GMT/UTC +5.5, Telephone Area Code: 022