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.
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South Bombay is a commonly used term, but the extent of this district is not commonly agreed upon.
This district covers Byculla, Parel, Worli, Prabhadevi, Sewri and Dadar areas of Bombay.
The Western Suburbs consists of the Bandra, Khar, Santa cruz, Juhu, Vile Parle, and Andheri suburbs of Bombay.
This district, comprising the suburbs of Kurla, Vidyavihar, Ghatkopar, Vikhroli, Kanjur Marg, Bhandup, Mulund, and Powai has developed quite a bit in the past few decades.
Comprising the neighborhoods of Dharavi, Matunga, Vadala, Sion, and Mahim, the northern boundary of this district is where the city ends and the suburbs start.
Northwest Mumbai Is a district comprising the suburbs of Manori, Jogeshwari, Borivali, Gorai, Mira Road, Bhyander, Naigaon, Vasai, Nala Sopara, Virar, Goregaon, Malad, Kandivali, and Dahisar lie on the Western line and are usually included in the Western Suburbs.
Elephanta Island is an island off of Bombay in southern India that is home to the Elephanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
This district, comprising of the suburbs of Chembur, Mankhurd, Govandi, and Trombay were in the 1950s, considered the poorer cousins of the Western and Central Suburbs.
Madh Island is a group of several fishing villages and farmlands in northern Mumbai.
Aksa is a popular beach vacation spot at Malad close to Malvani, Mumbai. This beach was one of the most silent and least visited beaches.
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