Maharashtra is third largest state in terms of area, and second most populous state after Uttar Pradesh. Maharashtra contributes around 13.3% towards India's GDP. Maharashtra has three of the fifteen most important cities of India: Pune, Nagpur, and the financial capital, Mumbai.
Maharashtra is India's leading industrial state, contributing 15% of the national industrial output and over 40% of India's national revenue. Mumbai is home for the world's largest film industry- Bollywood, Hindi film making industry.
Indian and foreign automobile makers in the area include Audi, Fiat, General Motors India, J. C. Bamford, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mercedes-Benz, Skoda Auto, Tata Motors and Volkswagen. Pune has become an IT hub with the presence of almost all IT leading companies including TCS, Capgemini, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Honeywell, IBM, Infosys, Cognizant and Microsoft.
Maharashtra has the largest road network in India