|Metropolis||:||710 km2 (270 sq mi)|
|Time Zone||:||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Area code(s)||:||+91-(0)20-XXXX XXXX|
Pune is the 2nd largest state in Maharashtra and is also its cultural capital. It is the 8th largest metropolis in India. With a population of over 30 lakhs, the city has the 6th largest per capita income in the country. Pune has emerged as a hotspot for some of the best educational institutions, MNCs and Indian corporate houses. The city is also known for various Automobile, IT and Manufacturing giants as well as Educational, Management & Training institutes. Surrounded by lush green hills and lakes, Pune is among the greenest urban areas in India with a temperate climate. Some of the tourist destinations in Pune are Shaniwar Wada, Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Saras Baug, Parvati Hill, Parvati Museum, the Osho Ashram, Vishrambaug Wada and Bund Garden.
The Pune real estate market is a growing at a steady pace. With the IT/ ITeS boom and the proposed infrastructural developments, the city's real estate space is growing at a healthy rate. Presence of established residential zones and existence of 'A' grade developer projects have already established a mark in the area, making the development of upcoming projects smoother.