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Pune
पुणे
Poona/ Punawadi
Metropolis
Frae tap: Fergusson College, Mahatma Gandhi Road (left), Shaniwarwada (richt), the HSBC Global Technology Indie Heidquarters, an the Naitional War Memorial Soothren Command
Nickname(s): Queen o the Deccan, Oxford o the East, Pensioners' paradise.
Pune is locatit in Maharashtra
Pune
Pune
Pune
Coordinates: 18°31′13″N 73°51′24″E / 18.52028°N 73.85667°E / 18.52028; 73.85667
Kintra Indie
State Maharashtra
Destrict Pune
Govrenment
 • Teep Mayor–Cooncil
 • Mayor Chanchala Kodre
 • Municipal Commissioner Mahesh Pathak
Aurie[1]
 • Metropolis 450.69 km2 (174.01 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Metropolis 5,049,968
 • Rank 8t
 • Density 11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
 • Metro[3] 5,049,968
 • Metro rank 7t
Demonym(s) Punekar (Marathi) / Puneite (English)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postal Index Number 411 0xx
Aurie code(s) +91-20
Vehicle registration MH 12(Pune), MH 14(PCMC),(MH 53'Pune South'and MH 54 'Pune North')Upcoming.
Offeecial leid Marathi
Wabsteid www.punecorporation.org

Pune (pronoonced [puɳeː] ( listen)) an aa kent as Poona, is the aicht lairgest metropolis in Indie an the seicont lairgest in the state o Maharashtra. It is situatit 560 metres (1,837 feet) abuin sea level on the Deccan plateau at the richt bank o the Mutha river.[4] Pune ceety is the admeenistrative heidquarters o Pune destrict an wis ance the centre o power o the Maratha Empire.

Pune is kent tae hae existit as a toun syne 847 AD. It wis the first caipital o the Maratha Empire unner Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale. In the 18t century, Pune acame the poleetical centre o Indian subcontinent, as the seat o Maratha Peshwas who wur the prime meenisters o the Maratha Empire.[5]

Pune is the cultural caipital o Maharashtra.[6] Syne the 1950-60s, Pune haes haed tradeetional auld-economy industries which continue tae grow. The ceety is nou an aa kent for Manufacturin, Automobile, Govrenment & Private sector Research Institutes, Information technology (IT) an Educational, Management, Training institutes that attract migrants, students an Professionals nae anly frae Indie but an aa students frae Sooth east Asia, Middle East an African kintras.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "About Pune". Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  2. "Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Census of India 2011. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  3. "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Census of India 2011. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 29 December 2012. 
  4. Nalawade, S.B. "Geography of Pune Urban Area". Ranwa. Archived frae the oreeginal on 22 December 2007. Retrieved 4 April 2008. 
  5. "Shaniwarwada was centre of Indian politics: Ninad Bedekar". Daily News and Analysis. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  6. Pune