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Maharashtra (Marathi: महाराष्ट्र,/mɑːhəˈrɑːʃtrə/ [məharaːʂʈrə] ( listen)), is a state in the wastren region o Indie. It is the seicont maist muckle state efter Uttar Pradesh an third lairgest state bi aurie in Indie. Maharashtra is the walthiest state in Indie, contributin 15% o the kintra's industrial ootput an 13.3% o its GDP (2006–2007 figurs).[6]

Location o Maharashtra in Indie
Location o Maharashtra in Indie
Map o Maharashtra
Map o Maharashtra
Coordinates (Mumbai): 18°58′N 72°49′E / 18.96°N 72.82°E / 18.96; 72.82
Kintra Indie
Established 1 Mey 1960 (Maharashtra Day)
Caipital Mumbai
Lairgest ceety Mumbai
Destricts 35 total
 • Bouk Govrenment o Maharashtra
 • Governor K. Sankaranarayanan
 • Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan (INC)
 • Legislatur Bicameral
(288 seatsLower House)
(78 seats Upper House)
 • Parliamentar constituency 48
 • Heich Court Bombay Heich Court[1]
 • Total 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi)
Aurie rank 3rd
Population (2011)[2]
 • Tot 112,372,972
 • Rank 2nt
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
HDI Increase 0.689 (medium)
HDI rank 12t (2005)
Literacy 82.9% (6t)
Sex Ratio 922 (2001)[3]
Offeecial leids Marathi[4][5]


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  2. "census of india". Census of India, 2011. Government of India. 31 March 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  3. Leet o Indie states bi sex ratio)
  4. "Trivia". Maharashtra Tourism. Government of Maharashtra. Retrieved 2007-07-16. 
  5. Palkar, AB (2007). "Shri Bhaurao Dagadu Paralkar & Others V/s State of Maharashtra" (PDF). Report of One Man Commission Justice. p. 41. Retrieved 2007-07-16. 
  6. "Countries". India: World Bank. Retrieved 2008-10-31.  |contribution= ignored (help)

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