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Maharashtra is the third biggest state in India after Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

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Maharashtra is the second most populous state in India after Uttar Pradesh. Estimated population - over 13 crores

population

Capital City - Mumbai Largest City - Mumbai Second largest city - Pune Winter capital - Nagpur

Most spoken language - Marathi Second most spoken language - Hindi

Coastline with - Arabian Sea Coastline length - around 650 km

Highest mountain peak

Kalsubai (1,646 m/5,400 ft)

Longest river in the state - Godavari

Number of districts - 36 Largest district - Ahmednagar

Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, Elephanta Caves, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Western Ghats, and Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

10 best places to visit in Maharashtra