Pune the Queen of Deccan also known as Punyanagari derived its name from the Sangam of two rivers i.e Mula and Mutha.
Pune is 2nd largest and Populous city in Maharashtra after Mumbai and 9th most populous city in India.
Pune's social, cultural, historical, political and academic influence has been throughout the country since the age of Peshwas. Scenic and colorful surrounding of the Deccan plateau makes Pune the most favored base camp for trekkers of western ghats as well as for tourists going to Konkan.
Pune is also known as Oxford of the East due several well known educational institutions such as Savitribai Phule Pune University.
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