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Maharashtra
Capital
Mumbai
Area
307713
Languages
Marathi
Population
112372972

The wealthiest state in India, Maharashtra (State of Maharashtra) is a travellers' paradise given the plethora of attractions it possess, both popular and offbeat. The rich cultural and religious diversity of the state reflects the deep embedded integrity. Home to the famous Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the state is known all over the world for its celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi festival.

The name of the state, Maharashtra (State of Maharashtra) is made of the Sanskrit word 'Maha' and 'Rashtra' which means great nation. The second most populous state after Uttar Pradesh, it is also the third largest state by area in India. Covering an area of 307,731 sq km, it contributes around 15% of the country's industrial output and around 13.3% of its GDP. The state rose under the leadership of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj against the Mughals and the current Maharashtra (State of Maharashtra) state was created after Independence on 1 May 1960. The state is known for its wealth of attractions that is reflected in its well-flourished tourism industry. The state's capital Mumbai is the city of dreamers, stalwarts and the common man, a vibrant combination of seven islands on the Konkan coastline. Maharashtra is home to the India’s biggest film industry and the juiciest oranges; grandest Ganesh Chaturthi festival and yummiest of fish. The state of Maharashtra is known for its people, its culture and the unique blend of old and new that it offers to the locals and the tourists alike. The beautiful hill stations of Mahabaleshwar, Khandala and Lonavale add to the charm of Maharashtra tenfold. And while we are talking about the state’s charm, how can we forget the fabulous caves of Ajanta and Ellora. They are certainly one of the assets of the vibrant state of Maharashtra (State of Maharashtra).
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