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At a glance
COUNTRY India
STATE Maharashtra
AREA 430.86 Sq.km
BEST TIME TO VISIT October to March
POPULATION About 15 Million
TIME ZONE GMT/UTC plus 5.5 hour
TELEPHONE AREA CODE 022
LANGUAGES Marathi, Hindi, English, Gujarati

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CLIMATE
Temperate (Humid)
Summer - March to May (Max. temperature 34° C)
Monsoons - June to September (Average Rainfall: 210 cms)
Winter - October to February (Min. temperature 16° C)

WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
India uses the metric system
100cm = 1meter, 1000 meters =1km,
Liquids are measured in litres and
Solids in kilograms.

ELECTRICITY
220volts/ 50 hertz is the frequency at which electricity is available.

CURRENCY
One rupee = 100 paise. Indian coins come in denominations of 1, 2 and 5 rupees. Notes are 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000.

American Express, Diners Club, Mercard, MasterCard and Visa are accepted by large establishments, but it is still wise to carry Indian currency.