Fort (Mumbai precinct)
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Fort is a Business District in Mumbai, India. The area gets its name from the defensive fort, Fort George, built by the British East India Company around Bombay Castle. The area extends from the docks in the east, to Azad Maidan in the west; Victoria Terminus in the north to Kala Ghoda in the south. This area is the heart of the financial area of the city. Many British era structures are located here.
Remains of the Fort George walls
|• Type||Municipal corporation|
|Elevation||11 m (36 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Mumbai South|
The Fort area was declared protected under regulations of the Maharashtra Government Urban Development Department. An advisory committee now oversees the development, repairs and renovations of structures in the precinct.