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Mumbai

  1. 1. Mumbai
  2. 3. Population Growth and % Squatters
  3. 4. Growth of Mumbai
  4. 6. With almost 23 million residents, Mumbai, India, is the second largest city in the world (only Tokyo, Japan, is larger than Mumbai). Rapid population growth in Mumbai is evident in this image from the International Space Station that shows several regions of the city with active land reclamation activities on its coasts, bays and hinterlands. Mumbai exemplifies the global urban growth and sprawl seen in recent years as human populations throughout the world continue to migrate to cities.
  5. 7. Adjacent to the commercial sector is Asia’s largest slum, known as Dharavi . Nariman Point is the hub of economic and financial activity; its skyline has often been compared to Manhattan’s. Mumbai’s docklands comprise the largest port in the entire subcontinent and handle over 25 percent of India’s international trade. New urbanized areas such as Vashi , New Bombay, Vasai, and Mahim Creek are being developed to ease this congestion and provide space for new suburbs and industrial parks.
  6. 9. Simplified representation of Mumbai's land use zones slums
  7. 10. Suburbs
  8. 12. In 1971, more than three-fourths of the population in MMR lived in Greater Mumbai (Island city and Suburbs). In 1991, the share of population in this region had come down to 69 per cent, which is expected to decline further to 58 per cent by 2011. On the other hand, Thane, Kalyan, Uran, Bhiwandi, and Bassain are growing fast
  9. 13. Job Location
  10. 14. Main Rail Lines
  11. 15. Local train at a station on the Western Line, Mumbai
  12. 16. Aerial view of Suburb of Mumbai. Location Andheri-Lokhandwalla 
  13. 17. Mahavir Nagar
  14. 18. Mira-Bhayandar
  15. 19. Western Indian City Mumbai. Full of Sky Scrapers.
  16. 20. Inside Hypercity, at Inorbit Mall in the outer western suburb of Malad, Mumbai .
  17. 21. Aerial view of south Mumbai, one of the costliest places of India
  18. 22. Construction in Malabar Hill This area lies to the south-west of Mumbai CDB and is an expensive residential area.
  19. 23. Sunset on Chowpatty beach shot from Malabar Hill, The place to live in Mumbai. Marine Drive stretches out to the left along the coast. The apartments along Marine Dr start around $500k. 

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