In the name of economy, our country of India is getting stronger day by day. In which from the smallest villages of the country to the biggest cities of the country are also included. But there are some cities in our country, whose contribution is involved in a big way. In strengthening the economy of India because some cities of our country are very rich. It has been possible because of them.
Now the question must have arisen in the mind of many of you that after all, how is the estimate of which city is rich or poor? So the best way to do this is the GDP of that city, which shows how strong a city is financially? So, in today's article, which are the Top 10 richest cities in India, we will know in detail about that. Which city it is? What is the GDP of that city? What is the main industry of those cities? Apart from this, you will get to learn a lot more.
10 - Visakhapatnam
GDP - US $43.5 Billion
Visakhapatnam is at Number (10) among the richest cities in India, this city comes in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. At present, the city of Visakhapatnam is called the business hub of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Apart from this, Visakhapatnam is one of the fastest growing cities in Asia.
The city also has a center for industry, shipbuilding, a large oil refinery, huge steel production and a power plant. Apart from this, about 772 millionaires also live in Visakhapatnam. For this reason Visakhapatnam is the 10th richest city in India with a GDP of US$43.5 Billion.
9 - Surat
GDP - US $59.8 Billion
After this Surat is at Number (9). This city comes in the state of Gujarat, India. Surat is also known as The Diamond City of India. Because 90% of all diamonds in India are made in Surat only. For this reason it is also called the economic capital of Gujarat and Surat city has made a lot of progress in the diamond and textile sector in the last few years as compared to other cities of India and the world.
Due to this the city has attracted a large number of people not only from Gujarat but also other states of India. At present, the GDP of Surat is about US 59.8 Billion.
8 - Ahmedabad
GDP - US $68 Billion
After this Ahmedabad at Number (8). Ahmedabad city is located in the state of Gujarat. This city comes in the state of Gujarat, India, situated on the banks of the Sabarmati River. Many international companies are located in this city. For example, the country's biggest pharma company Torrent Pharma Company and Zydus Cadila Company are in this city.
Apart from this, the textile business is the largest in Ahmedabad. Due to this, the city of Ahmedabad has been seen rapidly emerging as a financial center in Gujarat. Today, the GDP of Ahmedabad is about US$68 Billion. Ahmedabad is one of the 10 largest cities in India.
7 - Pune
GDP - US $69 Billion
After this, Pune is at Number (7). Pune city comes in the state of Maharashtra. The city of Pune is an extremely important industrial center of Maharashtra and India. Because there are many big industries in the productive sector like Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, Bharat Forge, etc. Along with this, other software companies like Infosys, TCS, Wipro, etc the world's largest software company, are located in Pune.
If we talk about the most developing cities in the last 20 years, then the name of Pune is at the top. Because there are more than 800+ companies including all big and small here. Due to which Pune comes at number 7 with GDP of US$69 Billion.
6 - Hyderabad
GDP - US $5.2 Billion
After this Hyderabad at Number (6). Hyderabad city comes in the state of Telangana, India.Today Hyderabad is the capital city of Telangana. Hyderabad is also known as the "City of Pearls". Because Hyderabad is the only city in the world where big diamonds and real pearls are found. For this reason Hyderabad is a major center of global trade and Lad Bazar, Begum Bazar and Sultan Bazar are one of the famous markets of Hyderabad.
Apart from this many IT companies are also located in this city. Today, the GDP of Hyderabad is around US$75.2 Billion.Out of the total 209 billionaires in India, 10 billionaires are from this city.
5 - Chennai
GDP - US $78.6 Billion
After this Chennai at Number (5). The city of
Chennai comes in the state of Tamil Nadu. Chennai which is also the capital city of Tamil Nadu state. The GDP of Chennai is about US$78.6 Billion. Today, Chennai is an important city in South India as well as in the country from the perspective of business, education, culture and economy along with the automobile sector.
Along with this, the city is also very popular for the pharma industry, information technology and hardware industry and at present about 4,685 millionaires live in this city.
4 - Bengaluru
GDP - US $83 Billion
After this, Bengaluru at Number (4). Bengaluru city comes in the state of Karnataka, India. Bengaluru is also known as "Silicon Valley of India". Today Bengaluru is known as the IT Capital of India as the head offices of many IT companies are located in Bengaluru. If the largest IT company in India is in any city, then Bengaluru is the city. Pune comes in 2nd position.
Due to this, the GDP of the city of Bengaluru is estimated at US$83 Billion. The city provides employment to about 35% of the country's IT professionals. Currently around 7,700 millionaires reside in this Bengaluru city.
3 - Kolkata
GDP - US $150.1 Billion
After this, Kolkata is at Number (3). The city of Kolkata comes in West Bengal, India. Which is the old capital of our India and the current capital of West Bengal. Today the GDP of Kolkata is estimated to be around US$150.1 Billion.
Because the headquarters of some global companies are located in Kolkata. These include ITC Limited, Allahabad Bank and UCO Bank. At present, the IT sector is spreading very fast in Kolkata. Due to this, Kolkata will become a little stronger in the next few years. At present, about 7,582 millionaires live in Kolkata.
2 - Delhi
GDP - US $ 293.6 Billion
After this, Delhi is at number (2). Delhi is the capital of India and today the GDP of Delhi is estimated to be around US$293.6 Billion. Being the most attractive retail market, Delhi attracts the most for foreign direct investment. Its service sector contributes more than 80% to Delhi's GDP.
The major service sectors here include information technology, hotels, banking, media and tourism. About 15,861 millionaires live in this city of Delhi.
Major Tourists Attractions
- Qutub Minar
- Red Fort
- India Gate
- Rashtrapati Bhavan
- Parliament House
1 - Mumbai
GDP - US $ 310 Billion
Mumbai is at number one among the richest cities in India. The city of Mumbai comes in the state of Maharashtra, India. The city of Mumbai is popular all over the world for fashion designing, modeling and Bollywood industry. Today, the GDP of Mumbai is around US $310 Billion and our entire India country's GDP, 6.1% GDP contribution in its total GDP comes from Mumbai city alone.
Not only this, Mumbai is the headquarters of NSE, BSE, RBI and many other organizations. Apart from this, three big companies of the country, Reliance Industries Limited, Tata Group and Aditya Birla Group, operate from Mumbai itself. That is why Mumbai is called the "Financial Capital" of India. About 16,933 millionaires live in this city of Mumbai.
Major Tourists Attractions
- Gateway of India
- Bandra Worli Sea-Link
- Taj Hotel
- Elephanta Caves
- Juhu Chowpatty
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
- Siddhivinayak Temple
So, this is a list of top 10 richest cities whose contribution is involved in a large scale to the Indian economy. Hope you know something interesting.
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