-Una introducción a la región: geografía, clima, historia, población, tradiciones, etc:
India is a federal republic located in South Asia, which includes the Indian subcontinent. It is the second most populous country (after China) and the seventh largest.
Bounded on the north by Nepal and Bhutan. The south by the Palk Strait and Gulf of Mannar. To the west by the Arabian Sea andPakistan. East to Burma, the Bay of Bengal and Bangladesh, which separates the north-western India from the rest of the country.
India has an area of approximately 3,000,000 km ². The capital of India is New Delhi and the largest city Mumbai (Bombay).
Mumbai lies at the mouth of the Ulhas River on the western coast of India. It sits on Salsette Island. Mumbai is bounded by theArabian Sea to the west.
Apart from the Bhatsa Dam, there are six major lakes that supply water to the city: Vihar, Lower Vaitarna, Upper Vaitarna, Tulsi, Tansa and Powai. The supply from Powai lake is used only for agricultural and industrial purposes. There are three small rivers, the Dahisar River, Poinsar and Ohiwara. The eastern coast of Salsette Island is covered with large mangrove swamps,rich in biodiversity, while the western coast is mostly sandy and rocky.
Mumbai has a tropical climate, specifically a tropical wet and dry climate with seven months of dryness and peak of rains in July. The cooler season from December to February is followed by the summer season from March to June.
The average annual temperature is 27.2 °C, and the average annual precipitation is 2,167mm.
In the beginning there were seven islands over time merged to form the island city of Bombay.
This city was born in the second century BCE
In 1534 the Portuguese occupied the islands.
In 1662, Princess Catherine of Portugal married King Charles II of Great Britain, which gave the seven islands.
Between 1835 and 1838 Mumbai, develops the most significant changes. But it was inthe twentieth century when Mumbai has the best progress seen before.
In 1947 the country was declared independent in turn developed as the cultural and economic center of the new state.
With a population of 20,000,000 is one of the biggest cities in the world.
It is one of the most populated cities in the world with 20,000,000 residents.
-El de la Infraestructura Regional:carreteras, vías férreas, los enlaces de transporte aéreo.
Public transport systems in Mumbai include the Mumbai Suburban Railway, buses, metre taxis, auto rickshaws and ferries. Suburban railway and bus services together account for about 85% of the passenger traffic.
Taxis and rickshaws in Mumbai are required by law to run on compressed natural gas, and are a convenient, economical,and easily available means of transport.
The Mumbai-Pune Expressway was the first expressway built in India, while the Western Freeway and Eastern Freeway is under construction. The three major road arteries of the city are the Eastern Express Highway from Sion to Thane, Expressway from Sion to Panvel and the Western Express Highway from Bandra to Borivali.
Buses provide intercitytransport and connect Mumbai with other major cities of Maharashtra and India.
Mumbai is also well connected to most parts of India by the Indian Railways.
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the main aviation hub in the city and the busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic. In 2007, it catered to over 25 million passengers.
Mumbai is served by two majorports, Mumbai Port Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust that is the busiest port in India. Mumbai Port has one of the best natural harbours in the world. Jawaharlal Nehru Port is the busiest and most modern major port in India. It handles 55–60% of the country's total containerised cargo.
-Una visión general de la actividad industrial local: ejemplos de los inversores de éxito.