Timeline of Mumbai

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The history of Mumbai can be traced back to 600 BC, with evidence of the first known settlement of the Harrappan civilization discovered in the region.[ citation needed ]


up to 18th century

19th century

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Mumbai in 1888
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Mumbai ca. 1890

20th century

21st century

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Bandra-Worli Sea Link

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