Maharashtra at a glance


Maharashtra is located in the western part of the country. Mumbai is also known as the financial, commercial, and the entertainment capital of India. Here, Maharashtra at a glance provides important information and figures about Maharashtra. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Maharashtra at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Mumbai
Established 22037
Largest City Mumbai
Latitude 13° N to 20.5° N
Longitude 70° E to 80.5° E
Area Total 307,713 km2
Districts 36
Sub-divisions 109
Talukas 358
No. of Municipal Corporations 27
Total Towns 534
Villages 43665
Total Population (Census 2011) 11,23,74,333
Male (Census 2011) 5,82,43,056
Female (Census 2011) 5,41,31,277
Density 370/km2
Literacy Rate -Total 82.34%
Literacy Rate -Male 88.38%
Literacy Rate -Female 75.87%
Highest peak Kalsubai (5,400 ft)
Official Language Marathi
State Mammal Indian giant squirrel
State Bird Yellow-footed green pigeon
State Fish Rohu
State Flower Jarul
State Tree Mango Tree
Airport Mumbai,Nagpur,Aurangabad,Jalgaon,Shirdi,Nanded,Sindhudurg,Kolhapur
Lok Sabha Constituency 48
Rajya Sabha Seat 19
Vidhan Sabha Constituency Assembly - 288, Legislative Council - 78