List of cities in Maharashtra

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Maharashtra (/mɑːhəˈrɑːʃtrə/ [məharaːʂʈrə] (About this sound listen)), is a state in the western region of India. It is a second most populous state after Uttar Pradesh and third largest state by area in India. Maharashtra is the wealthiest state in India, contributing 15% of the country's industrial output and 13.3% of its GDP (2006–2007 figures).[1]

Maharashtra is bordered in the Arabian Sea to the west, Gujarat and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli to the northwest, Madhya Pradesh to the north and northeast, Chhattisgarh to the east, Karnataka to the south, Telangana to the southeast and Goa to the southwest. The state covers an area of 307,731 km2 (118,816 sq mi) or 9.84% of the total geographical area of India. Mumbai, the capital city of the state, is India's largest city and the financial capital of the nation. Nagpur is the second (Winter) capital of the state. Marathi is the state's official language.

Maharashtra is the world's second most populous first-level administrative country sub-division. Were it a nation in its own right, Maharashtra would be the world's tenth most populous country ahead of Mexico.There are 41000 villages and 378 urban centres in Maharashtra

List of metropolitan areas in Maharashtra[edit]

Rank Metropolitan area Urban planning authority State/Territory Population
(2011)
Area
(in km2)
1 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra 24,800,000 (2018)[2] 4,354.5[3]
2 Pune Metropolitan Area Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority Maharashtra 10,100,000 (1.01 crore)[4] 6,616.79[4]
Rank Name District Population
1 Greater Mumbai UA Mumbai 18,414,288
2 Pune UA Pune 5,049,968
3 Nagpur UA Nagpur 2,497,777
4 Nashik UA Nashik 1,562,769
5 Vasai-Virar City Thane 1,221,233
6 Aurangabad UA Aurangabad 1,189,376
7 Solapur City Solapur 951,118
8 Dhule UA Dhule 737,411
9 Amravati City Amravati 646,801
10 Malegaon UA Nashik 576,425
11 Kolhapur UA Kolhapur 561,841
12 Nanded-Waghela City Nanded 550,564
13 Sangli UA Sangli 513,862
14 Bhiwandi-Nizampur City Thane 460,468
15 Akola City Akola 427,146
16 Latur City Latur 382,754
17 Ahmednagar UA Ahmednagar 379,867
18 Jalgaon City Jalgaon 376,093
19 Ichalkaranji UA Kolhapur 325,709
20 Chandrapur City Chandrapur 321,036
21 Parbhani City Parbhani 307,191
22 Jalna City Jalna 285,349
23 Bhusawal UA Jalgaon 204,016
24 Navi Mumbai Panvel Raigad CT Panvel 194,999
25 Panvel City Panvel 180,464
26 Satara UA Satara 149,170
27 Beed City Beed 146,237
28 Yavatmal UA Yavatmal 138,464
29 Kamptee UA Nagpur 136,124
30 Gondia City Gondia 132,889
31 Barshi City Solapur 118,573
32 Achalpur City Amravati 112,293
33 Osmanabad City Osmanabad 112,085
34 Nandurbar City Nandurbar 111,067
35 Wardha City Wardha 105,543
36 Udgir City Latur 104,063
37 Hinganghat City Wardha 103,767

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Countries". India: World Bank. Retrieved 2008-10-31.
  2. ^ "MMR – Population and Employment" (PDF). National Real Estate Development Council. Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. p. 4. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  3. ^ "About MMR". Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. Retrieved 21 March 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Expansion plans: PMRDA wants 800 villages within limits". The Indian Express. Mumbai. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2016.

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