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About Pune City

Pune City, known as Poona until 1978, is the second-largest metropolitan city in the Indian State of Maharashtra, and the eighth most populous city in India, with an estimated population of 7.4 million as of 2020.

Pune City is Safe and Happy

Pune City has been ranked as "the most livable city in India" several times. Along with the municipal corporation limits of PCMC and the three cantonment towns of Camp, Khadki and Dehu Road, Pune forms the urban core of the eponymous Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR).

Situated 560 meters (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau on the right bank of the Mutha River, Pune offers a pleasant weather condition all year round. Summers may be hot during the day but the cool breeze in the evening will surely cool you down.

Pune City Offers Cosmopolitan Culture

Pune City is a blend of all religions and cultures. You can call it a mini-India. Here, all festivals are celebrated with great fervor. Ganesh Festival is the major event and so as Diwali, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Christmas, New Year and Ramadan Eid. Local residents are affectionate and friendly.

Pune City is a Historic City

In the 18th century the city was the seat of the Peshwas, the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire, and one of the most important political centers on the Indian subcontinent. Pune City was also ruled by Ahmednagar Sultanate, Mughals and Adil Shahi dynasty.

Pune City is the Oxford of the East

Pune City is also known as the Oxford of the East with the presence of a wide range of educational institutions. India's first indigenously run girls' school was started in Pune by Savitribai Phule and Fatima Sheikh. The city has emerged as a major educational hub in recent decades, with nearly half of the total number of international students in the country studying in Pune.

Pune City is the IT and Automobile Hub of India

Pune is widely regarded as the second major "IT hub of India" and the top "automobile and manufacturing hub of India. Research institutes of information technology, education, management and training attract students and professionals from India and overseas.

If you are looking for a happy and safe city to work and live, Pune is the right place for you!