Mumbai is India's financial capital, home to its largest port, and the heart of its famed Bollywood film industry.
Some 11.9 million people live in the bustling city, according to the latest census from 2001, though the municipal government says up to 14 million may call the city on the Arabian Sea home, with thousands of migrants arriving daily.
Known as a city that never sleeps, with a thriving nightlife, Mumbai is also home to many cinemas, public markets, cricket fields, beaches, a large open-air laundry market and centers of worship (including Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Parsis). Read full article »
Sources: Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, City of Mumbai government