Pune

Pune (District) is situated in Maharashtra state of India. Pune city is the district headquarters. In the most recent census on 2011, the total population of the district was 9,426,959, making it the fourth most populous district in India (out of 640).Urban population comprises 58.08% of the total population.The current population of Pune urban agglomerate is over 5 million.

Pune District is in the western region in Maharashtra in India. It is bounded by Thane District to the northwest, Raigad District to the west, Satara District to the south, Solapur District to the southeast, and Ahmednagar District to the north and northeast.

Pune district lies in the Western Ghats or Sahyadri mountain range and it extends on to the Deccan Plateau on the east. Pune stands on the leeward side of the Western Ghats. Pune is at an altitude of 559m.(1863 ft.). Pune district is located between 17.5° to 19.2° North and 73.2° to 75.1° East. In Pune district, there are two municipal corporations, namely Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and Pimpri-Chinchawad Municipal Corporation (PCMC).

Pimpri Chinchwad is located at the West of Pune city, touching the Pune- Mumbai National highway. The corporation covers the area of Nigdi, Akurdi, Pimpri, Chinchwad and Bhosari. The said area is developed by MIDC as an industrial zone.

Average rainfall in the district is 600 to 700 mm. This is usually during the monsoon months from July – October. Moderate temperatures are mainly observed here. The rainfall is unpredictable in tune with the Indian monsoon. Summers here begin from early March to July. Summers are dry and hot. The temperature ranges from 20 °C to 38 °C, though at the peak they may reach 40 °C.

According to the 2011 census Pune District has a population of 9,429,408, roughly equal to the nation of Benin or the US state of North Carolina.This gives it a ranking of 4th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 603 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,560/sq mi).Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 30.34%.Pune has a sex ratio of 910 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 87.19%.

Pune District is served by 3 government hospitals, Sasoon Hospital, Budhrani and Dr. Ambedkar Hospital. In addition to these there are a number of big private hospitals. Sahyadri Hospital, Jahangir Hospital, Sancheti Hospital, Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, KEM Hospital, Ruby Hall and Mangeshkar Hospital are the famous ones.