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Maharashtra (Important details for MPSC)

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Reference : Wikipedia
Country  India
Region Western India
Established 1 May 1960 (Maharashtra Day)
Capital Mumbai
Largest city Mumbai
Districts 36 total
Government
 • Body Government of Maharashtra
 • Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao
 • Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
 • Legislature
(288 + 78 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency 48
 • High Court Bombay High Court
Area
 • Total 307,713 km2 (118,809 sq mi)
Area rank 3rd
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 112,372,972
 • Rank 2nd
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MH
HDI Increase 0.689 (medium)
HDI rank 12th, Economy Rank 1st
Literacy 82.9% (6th)
Sex ratio 925 /1000 (2011)[2]
Official language Marathi[3][4]
Website Maharashtra
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