Pune

Published: 06.05.2010
Updated: 01.04.2013
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Poona

Pune, Maharashtra 411027, India


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Pune, Poona

Marathi: पुणे

formerly called Poona, also known as Punya-Nagari, is the eighth largest metropolis in India, the second largest in the state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai and the largest city in the Western Ghats.

Once the center of power of the Maratha Empire, situated 560 metres above sea level on the Deccan plateau at the confluence of the Mula (Marathi: मुळा) and Mutha rivers (Marathi: मुठा)

Pune is the administrative capital of Pune district.

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