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Location of Mumbai: South Western India, Maharashtra
Formerly Known As: Bombay
Famous As: Financial And Commercial Capital Of India
Best Time To Visit Mumbai: October To March

GENERAL INFORMATION

Population: 9,925,891(1991).
Climate: Tropical
Temperature (Deg C)
Summer: Maximum 33 °C Minimum 19 °C in
Winter: Maximum 27 °C Minimum 15 °C
Rainfall: 610 Average mm
Clothing: Light cotton in summer and woollen in winter
STD code: 022

WHERE TO STAY IN MUMBAI CITY

Being a major industial and financial hub of the country Mumbai offers all kinds accommodation. Colaba, down in the afr, southern end of the city, has dozens of possibilities in each price range. A short way across the Mumbai city centre, Marine Drive's accommodation is generally a little more expensive but more salubrious. Alternatively, Juhu, way to the north near the airports, boasts a string of flashy four and five star hotels of Mumbai, with a handful of less expensive places behind the beach. If one plans to make a quick getaway from the city, a room closer to the CST station is worth considering.

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT MUMBAI

Banks:
Juhu Beach in Mumbai - MaharashtraHDFC, 101-104 Tulsiani Chambers, Free Press Marg, Nariman Point
HDFC, Tirupati Apartments, Bhulabhai Desai Road
ICICI, Andheri Sagar Avenue, 1st Floor, S V Road, Andheri (West)
ICICI, Backbay Extension Counter ICICI Building, 163, Backbay Reclamation
State Bank of India, Madame Cama Road
State Bank of India, 'Manoday', Dattapada Kaneri Road, Borivli (East)
Citibank, Air India Building Madam Cama Road Nariman Point
Citibank, Bombay Mutual Building 293, D.N. Road Fort

ATMs:
HDFC, Tirupati Apartments, Bhulabhai Desai Road
HDFC, "EL-DORADO", Narayan Dhuru Marg, Opp. Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi
ICICI, Nariman Point, Mumbai Free Press House, Ground Floor, 215, Nariman Point
ICICI, Ground Floor, Mamta, Appasaheb Marathe Marg, Opposite Orange Office, Prabhadevi

Tourism Offices in Mumbai:
Government of India Tourist Office, Churchgate, Mumbai

MTDC Main Reservation Office
C.D.O Hutments, Opp. LIC Bldg, Madame Cama Road, Mumbai

MTDC Mumbai Office
Express Towers, 9th Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Hospitals in Mumbai:
Bombay Hospital
Bombay Port Trust Hospital
Breach Candy Hospital
Hinduja Hospital
Jaslok Hospital
J J Hospital
Kasturba
K E M Hospital



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