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Maharashtra Maps

Maharashtra Maps

Maharashtra, a state spanning west-central India, is best known for its fast-paced capital, Mumbai formerly Bombay. This sprawling metropolis is the seat of the Bollywood film industry. It also has sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and cave temples at Elephanta Island. To the south is the rustic, beach-lined Konkan Coast. In the city of Pune, Aga Khan Palace is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

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Area: 307,713 km²

Founded: May 1, 1960

Capital: Mumbai

Population: 114.2 million (2012)

Colleges and Universities: Savitribai Phule Pune University

Information about Maharashtra

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As Maharashtra is a vast state, the people of this colorful state wears different types of costumes, take different cuisines, has different forms of dances and music according to the physical features of their locality. Generally, men wear dhoti and pheta in olden days, while women wear choli and saree. But with the change of time, young Maharashtrians too are fast attracting to the latest fashions imported from the western countries.

The mouth watering Konkan and Varadi cuisines would kill any visitor’s appetite. Although, Maharashtrian cuisines are a bit strong in pepper and spice, but it is the specialty of the dishes of this state that world knows about. And everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai chaats.

The dance forms like Povada, Lavani and Koli with mesmerizing music and rhythmic movements entertain the Maharashtrians. Dhangri Gaja, Dindi, Kala and Tamasha are the folk dances that attach to the heart of the people of this state.

Costumes of Maharashtra

As Maharashtra is a vast state, the people of this colorful state wears different types of costumes, take different cuisines, has different forms of dances and music according to the physical features of their locality. Generally, men wear dhoti and pheta in olden days, while women wear choli and saree.

Cuisines in Maharashtra

Maharashtrians consider anna or food equals to Brahma, the creator of the universe. Maharashtrians believe in offering their food first to the God as a thanksgiving. Especially on festive occasions, specific mithais (sweets) are offered such as ukadiche modak (Ganesh Chaturthi) and satyanarayan puja sheera.

Dances of Maharashtra

Gifted with its rich culture and traditions, Maharashtra has different types of dance forms. Povada is the dance form that showcases the lifetime achievements of the Maratha ruler Shivaji Maharaj.

Music of Maharashtra

Every festive occasion is accompanied by song, music, and dance in Maharashtra. Talking about the music of Maharashtra won’t complete without the mention of Natya Sangeet, numerous folk songs, and its great saint poets.

 

State Map of Maharashtra

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List of Maharashtra District

S.No District Popilation Increase Sex Ratio Literacy Density
1 Thane 1,10,60,148 36.01% 886 84.53% 1157
2 Pune 94,29,408 30.37% 915 86.15% 603
3 Mumbai Suburban 93,56,962 8.29% 860 89.91% 20980
4 Nashik 61,07,187 22.30% 934 82.31% 393
5 Nagpur 46,53,570 14.40% 951 88.39% 470
6 Ahmadnagar 45,43,159 12.44% 939 79.05% 266
7 Solapur 43,17,756 12.16% 938 77.02% 290
8 Jalgaon 42,29,917 14.86% 925 78.20% 360
9 Kolhapur 38,76,001 10.01% 957 81.51% 504
10 Aurangabad 37,01,282 27.76% 923 79.02% 366
11 Nanded 33,61,292 16.86% 943 75.45% 319
12 Mumbai City 30,85,411 -7.57% 832 89.21% 19652
13 Satara 30,03,741 6.93% 988 82.87% 287
14 Amravati 28,88,445 10.79% 951 87.38% 237
15 Sangli 28,22,143 9.24% 966 81.48% 329
16 Yavatmal 27,72,348 12.78% 952 82.82% 204
17 Raigarh 26,34,200 19.31% 959 83.14% 368
18 Buldana 25,86,258 15.85% 934 83.40% 268
19 Bid 25,85,049 19.61% 916 76.99% 242
20 Latur 24,54,196 17.97% 928 77.26% 343
21 Chandrapur 22,04,307 6.43% 961 80.01% 193
22 Dhule 20,50,862 20.08% 946 72.80% 285
23 Jalna 19,59,046 21.46% 937 71.52% 254
24 Parbhani 18,36,086 20.19% 947 73.34% 295
25 Akola 18,13,906 11.27% 946 88.05% 320
26 Osmanabad 16,57,576 11.50% 924 78.44% 219
27 Nandurbar 16,48,295 25.66% 978 64.38% 277
28 Ratnagiri 16,15,069 -4.82% 1122 82.18% 197
29 Gondiya 13,22,507 10.14% 999 84.95% 253
30 Wardha 13,00,774 5.18% 946 86.99% 206
31 Bhandara 12,00,334 5.65% 982 83.76% 294
32 Washim 11,97,160 17.34% 930 83.25% 244
33 Hingoli 11,77,345 19.27% 942 78.17% 244
34 Gadchiroli 10,72,942 10.58% 982 74.36% 74
35 Sindhudurg 8,49,651 -2.21% 1036 85.56% 163

 

Maharashtra District Map

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Maharastra Division Map

 

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Maharashtra Agriculture Map 

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Weather in Maharashtra 

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Maharashtra Regional Division Map

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Maharashtra Population Map

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Maharashtra Geography Map

 

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Maharashtra Water Resources Map

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Maharashtra City Map

 

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Maharashtra Tourist Map

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