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Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
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Mumbai (also known as Bombay, the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra.
It has over 112 million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, has a population around 18 million making it the most populous urban area in India.

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It is the most populous city in India with an estimated city proper population of 12.4 million as of 2011.

Elephanta Caves

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Mumbai is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and the city's distinctive ensemble of Victorian and Art Deco buildings.
They are located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri (literally "the city of caves") in Mumbai Harbour, 10 km to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Mahārāshtra.

Bollywood

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The city also houses India's Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi cinema industries.
Hindi cinema, often metonymously referred to as Bollywood, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry, based in the city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay), Maharashtra, India.

Economy of Mumbai

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The city houses important financial institutions such as the Reserve Bank of India, the Bombay Stock Exchange, the National Stock Exchange of India, the SEBI and the corporate headquarters of numerous Indian companies and multinational corporations.
Mumbai, Maharashtra is the entertainment, fashion and commercial centre of India.

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

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It is also home to some of India's premier scientific and nuclear institutes like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Indian Rare Earths, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Atomic Energy Commission of India, and the Department of Atomic Energy.
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is a public research institution located in Mumbai, India that is dedicated to basic research in mathematics and the sciences.

Mumbai Metropolitan Region

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Along with the neighbouring regions of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, it is the second most populous metropolitan area in India, with a population of 21.3 million.
Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) is a metropolitan area in Maharashtra state, consisting of the state capital Mumbai (previously known as 'Bombay') and its satellite towns.

Marathi cinema

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The city also houses India's Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi cinema industries.
Based in old Mumbai, it is the oldest and one of the pioneer film industries of India.

Colaba

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Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands: Isle of Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba).
Colaba is a part of the city of Mumbai, India, and also a Lok Sabha constituency.

Mahim

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Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands: Isle of Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba).
Mahim is a neighbourhood in Mumbai, India.

Department of Atomic Energy

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It is also home to some of India's premier scientific and nuclear institutes like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Indian Rare Earths, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Atomic Energy Commission of India, and the Department of Atomic Energy.
The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) (IAST: Paramāṇu Ūrjā Vibhāga) is a department directly under the Prime Minister of India with headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

National Stock Exchange of India

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The city houses important financial institutions such as the Reserve Bank of India, the Bombay Stock Exchange, the National Stock Exchange of India, the SEBI and the corporate headquarters of numerous Indian companies and multinational corporations.
The National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) is the leading stock exchange of India, located in Mumbai.

Parel

Parel Island
Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands: Isle of Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba).
Parel is a neighbourhood of Mumbai.

Nuclear Power Corporation of India

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It is also home to some of India's premier scientific and nuclear institutes like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Indian Rare Earths, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Atomic Energy Commission of India, and the Department of Atomic Energy.
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is a government-owned corporation of India based in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra.

Kandivali

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Pleistocene sediments found along the coastal areas around Kandivali in northern Mumbai suggest that the islands were inhabited since the South Asian Stone Age.
Kandivali(formerly Khandolee) is a neighbourhood in the north Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Borivali

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The Kanheri Caves in Borivali were excavated in the mid-third century BCE, and served as an important centre of Buddhism in Western India during ancient Times.
Borivali or Borivli is a neighborhood located in north-west Mumbai.

Mumba Devi Temple

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The name Mumbai is derived from Mumbā or Mahā-Ambā—the name of the patron goddess (kuladevata) Mumbadevi of the native Koli community— and ā'ī meaning "mother" in the Marathi language, which is the mother tongue of the Koli people and the official language of Maharashtra.
Mumba Devi Mandir is an old temple in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra dedicated to the goddess, the local incarnation of the Devi (Mother Goddess).

Gujarati language

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By the late 20th century, the city was referred to as Mumbai or Mambai in Marathi, Konkani, Gujarati, Kannada and Sindhi, and as Bambai in Hindi.
Outside of Gujarat, Gujarati is spoken in many other parts of South Asia by Gujarati migrants, especially in Mumbai and Pakistan (mainly in Karachi).

Worli

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Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands: Isle of Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba).
Worli is a locality in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Shiv Sena

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This came at the insistence of the Marathi nationalist Shiv Sena party, which had just won the Maharashtra state elections, and mirrored similar name changes across the country and particularly in Maharashtra.
The party originally emerged from a movement in Mumbai demanding preferential treatment for Maharashtrians over migrants to the city.

Global city

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In 2008, Mumbai was named an alpha world city.

Indian Rare Earths

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It is also home to some of India's premier scientific and nuclear institutes like Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, Indian Rare Earths, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Atomic Energy Commission of India, and the Department of Atomic Energy.
Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL) is a government-owned corporation in India based in Mumbai.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port

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It is also one of the world's top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow, generating 6.16% of India's GDP and accounting for 25% of industrial output, 70% of maritime trade in India (Mumbai Port Trust and JNPT), and 70% of capital transactions to India's economy.
Located east of Mumbai (previously known as 'Bombay') in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, this port on the Arabian Sea is accessed via Thane Creek.

Mazagaon

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Mumbai is built on what was once an archipelago of seven islands: Isle of Bombay, Parel, Mazagaon, Mahim, Colaba, Worli, and Old Woman's Island (also known as Little Colaba).
It is part of South Mumbai and can be reached by Byculla Station on the Central railway line and Dockyard Road Station on the Harbour Railway line.

Thane

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In 1516, Portuguese explorer Duarte Barbosa used the name Tana-Maiambu: Tana appears to refer to the adjoining town of Thane and Maiambu to Mumbadevi.
Located on the northwestern side of the state of Maharashtra, the city is an immediate neighbour of Mumbai city and a part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.