Pune (pronoonced [puɳeː] ( listen)), cried Poona an aa, is the aicht lairgest metropolis in Indie an the seicont lairgest in the state o Maharashtra. It is situatit 560 metre (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

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
Eik-name(s): 
Queen o the Deccan, Oxford o the East, Pensioners' paradise.
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Coordinates: 18°31′13″N 73°51′24″E / 18.52028°N 73.85667°E / 18.52028; 73.85667
KintraIndie
StateMaharashtra
DestrictPune
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor–Cooncil
 • MayorChanchala Kodre
 • Municipal CommissionerMahesh Pathak
Area
 • Metropolis450.69 km2 (174.01 sq mi)
Elevation
560 m (1,840 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Metropolis5,049,968
 • Rank8t
 • Density11,000/km2 (29,000/sq mi)
 • Metro5,049,968
 • Metro rank
7t
Demonym(s)Punekar (Marathi) / Puneite (English)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Postal Index Number
411 0xx
Area code(s)+91-20
Vehicle registrationMH 12(Pune), MH 14(PCMC),(MH 53'Pune South'and MH 54 'Pune North')Upcoming.
Offeecial leidMarathi
Websitewww.punecorporation.org

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 forby nou 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 students frae Sooth east Asia, Middle East an African kintras an aa.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "About Pune". Retrieved 12 Julie 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 original on 22 December 2007. Retrieved 4 Apryle 2008.
  5. "Shaniwarwada was centre of Indian politics: Ninad Bedekar". Daily News and Analysis. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 19 Apryle 2012.
  6. Pune