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Here are some interesting facts about Pune

1. Pune has the impeccable record of highest growth in a span of 20 yrs.
2. Pune has highest number of pubs in Asia.

3. Pune has highest number of cigarette smokers in India.

4. Pune has the highest number of software companies in India-212,
followed by Bangalore - 208, Hyderabad - 97. Hence called the Silicon Valley of Maharashtra

5. Pune has 21 engineering colleges, which is highest in the world in a given city. Pune University has 57 Engineering colleges affiliated to it, which is again highest in the world.

6. Pune is the only city in the world to have commercial and defence Airport operating from the same strip.

7. Pune has highest number of public sectors and government Organizations in India.

8. Pune university has highest number of students going abroad for higher
studies taking the first place from IIT- Kanpur.

9. Pune has only 38% of local population (i.e.Marathi). Hence a true
cosmopolitan with around 20 North Indians, 10% Tamilians, 14% Telugites, 10%Keralites, 8% Europeans (Koregaon Park), 5% Africans, 2%Bangalis and 6% a mixture of all races.

10. Pune Police has the reputation of being second best in India after Bombay.

11. Pune has the highest density of traffic in India.

12. Pune has the highest number of 2-wheelers in the world.

13. Pune is considered the Fashion capital of the East comparable to Paris

15. Pune has produced the maximum international sportsmen in India for all sports next to Mumbai & Delhi.

16. Pune has produced the maximum number of scientists considered for
many high profile Prize nominations.

17. Pune has produced the highest number of professionals in USA almost
60% of the Indian population abroad is from Pune (except Gulf).

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