Maharashtra is one of the twenty eight States of India spread in an area of 3.1 lakhs square kilometers. Its population is 11.2 crores which includes urban population of 5.1 crores and rural population of 6.2 crores. The sex ratio of Maharashtra is nine hundred twenty nine females per 1000 males.
It is divided into thirty six districts, three hundred fifty eight sub-distrcits and three hundred fifty two blocks. There are 1.1 lakhs schools, 13.9 thousands hospitals, 20.4 thousands ATMs, 21.4 thousands banks, 12.8 thousands post offices in Maharashtra.