Churchgate

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This article is about the area. For the railway station of the same name, see Churchgate railway station.
Churchgate
Neighbourhood
Churchgate in 1863
Churchgate in 1863
Churchgate is located in Mumbai
Churchgate
Churchgate
Coordinates: 18°56′N 72°49′E / 18.93°N 72.82°E / 18.93; 72.82Coordinates: 18°56′N 72°49′E / 18.93°N 72.82°E / 18.93; 72.82
Country India
State Maharashtra
Metro Mumbai
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 400020[1]
Area code(s) 022
Vehicle registration MH 01
Civic agency BMC

Churchgate is an area in downtown South Mumbai. During the eighteenth and up to the mid-19th century, Mumbai was a walled city. The city walls had three gates, and Church Gate, named after St. Thomas Cathedral, Mumbai was one of the gates. The gate was situated near the present day location of Flora Fountain. In the mid-19th century, the city walls were torn down to aid in the expansion program.

Churchgate is also a major railway terminus on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.

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