Maharastra state map:

Maharastra state capital city is Mumbai. The total area of the state is 307,713 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 9,68,78627 among them male population is 5,04,00596 and female population is 4,64,78031. Sex ratio of the state is 896 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 82.91 %.

Maharastra state vehicle registration code is MH.

Chief Minister of the state is Devendra Fadnavis and Governor is C. Vidyasagar Rao.

Quick Facts:

State Maharastra
Meaning of Maharastra Great Dynasty
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day 1-May-60
Capital City Mumbai
People of the state called as Maharashtrian
Area 307,713 Km.sq
Population 9,68,78627
Male Population 5,04,00596
Female Population 4,64,78031
Females per 1000 Males 896
Literacy Rate 82.91 %
State Vehicle Registration Code MH
Languages Marathi
No. of districts 36
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao
Assembly Constituencies 288
Parliamentary Constituencies 48
State Animal Indian giant squirrel
State Flower Jarul
State Bird Yellow-footed green pigeon
State Tree Mango
Important Festivals of the state:

Gudi Padwa, Chaitragaur, Ram Navami, Narali Pournima, Mangala Gaur, Janmashtami, Ganeshotsav, Navaratri, Kojagiri Pournima, Diwali, Khandoba Festival/Champa Shashthi, Makar Sankranti, Shivaratri, Holi are the major festivals celebrated in Maharastra state.

Top tourist places in Maharastra:

Ajanta Caves (Aurangabad) , Ellora Caves, Shirdi, Shree Siddhivinayak, Bandra-Worli Sea Link (Mumbai), Marine Drive (Mumbai) , Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati (Pune) , ISKCON Temple- Mumbai (Mumbai), Mount Mary Church (Mumbai), Shri Saibaba Sansthan Temple (Shirdi) , Darshan Museum (Pune) , KidZania Mumbai, Hazur Sahib (Nanded) , National Defence Academy (Pune) , Mahalaxmi Temple (Kolhapur) , Mani Bhavan Gandhi Museum (Mumbai) , Nariman Point (Mumbai) , Sri Balaji Mandir (Pune) , Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai), Colaba (Mumbai), Mahalakshmi Temple (Mumbai), Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Prithvi Theatre (Mumbai), Babulnath Temple, Adlabs Imagica, Gateway Of India, Trimbakeshwar Temple (Nashik), Ganpatipule Temple (Ganpatipule), are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

rice, jowar, bajra, wheat, tur, mung, urad, gram, pulses, oilseeds. Groundnut, sunflower, soyabean, cotton, sugarcane, turmeric, mango, banana, orange, grape, cashewnut are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Godavari, Krishna, Narmada, Tapti are the major rivers that flow in Maharastra.

Maharastra Cuisine:

Anarsa, Basundi, Batata vada, Bhakri, Chikki, Dioscorea alata, Gujia, Jhunka, Kaala masala, Kadboli, Misal Pav, Modak, Narsobawadi Basundi, Patrode, Pav Bhaji, Pithla bhakri, Pudachi Vadi, Poha, Puneri Misal, Puran poli, Ragda pattice, Sabudana Khichadi, Sabudana vada, Shrikhand, Thalipeeth, Thecha, Tilgul, Usal, Vada pav, Varan bhaat, Varanfal are few of the many varieties of Maharastra.

Demographics:

Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Goa are the neighbouring states of Maharastra.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Ahmadnagar 4543083 2348802 2194281
Akola 1818617 936226 882391
Amravati 2887826 1482845 1404981
Aurangabad 3695928 1928156 1767772
Bhandara 1198810 604371 594439
Bid 2585962 1352468 1233494
Buldana 2588039 1342152 1245887
Chandrapur 2194262 1120316 1073946
Dhule 2048781 1055669 993112
Gadchiroli 1071795 542813 528982
Gondiya 1322331 662524 659807
Hingoli 1178973 609386 569587
Jalgaon 4224442 2197835 2026607
Jalna 1958483 1015116 943367
Kolhapur 3874015 1983274 1890741
Latur 2455543 1276262 1179281
Mumbai 3145966 1711650 1434316
Mumbai Suburban 9332481 5025165 4307316
Nagpur 4653171 2388558 2264613
Nanded 3356566 1732567 1623999
Nandurbar 1646177 834866 811311
Nashik 6109052 3164261 2944791
Osmanabad 1660311 864674 795637
Parbhani 1835982 946185 889797
Pune 9426959 4936362 4490597
Raigarh 2635394 1348089 1287305
Ratnagiri 1612672 759703 852969
Sangli 2820575 1435972 1384603
Satara 3003922 1512524 1491398
Sindhudurg 848868 416695 432173
Solapur 4315527 2233778 2081749
Thane 11054131 5879387 5174744
Wardha 1296157 665925 630232
Washim 1196714 621228 575486
Yavatmal 2775457 1425593 1349864
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