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

It is undoubtedly the commercial capital of India and is one of the predominant port cities in the country. Mumbai's nature as the most eclectic and cosmopolitan Indian city is symbolized in the presence of Bollywood within the city, the centre of the globally-influential Hindi film and TV industries.

The name Bombay comes from Bom Bahia ("The Good bay" in Portuguese), a name given by explorer Francis Almeida. Mumbai is named after goddess Mumba devi of the Koli community.

Wink Travel Guides introduce you to the best world travel destinations, in a clear and concise way, illustrated by photos.

GENRE
Travel & Adventure
RELEASED
2019
May 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
PUBLISHER
Wink Travel Guide
SELLER
Benoit Michel
SIZE
14.5
MB

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