01. Capital: Mumbai


02. Famous For/Known As: Maharashtra is known for its amazing natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and its fast-paced capital, Mumbai.


03. State Day: 1st-May

04. Stage of Development: Developed State

05. State Language: Marathi

06. Area: 307,713 km²

07. Maharashtra State Symbols

State Animal

Indian Giant Squirrel (Ratufa Indica)

State Tree

Mango (Mangifera Indica)

State Bird

Yellow-Footed Green Pigeon (Treron Phoenicoptera)

State Butterfly

Blue Mormon (Papilio Polymnestor)

State Flower

Pride of India (Lagerstroemia speciosa)

State Seal

Government of Maharashtra

08. Folk Dance of Maharashtra

1. Lavani Dance

2.  Dhangari Gaja Dance

3. Koli Dance

4. Tamasha Dance

5. Dindi Dance

6. Lezim Dance

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