The name Pune is derived Puyanagari (City of Virtue). The oldest reference to this name was found as Punya-Vishaya

By the 13th century, it had come to be known as Punawadi. Name 'Poona' was probably changed to 'Pune' in 1977. Pune is the 7th seventh popular city in India and the second largest in the state of Maharastra.

This Pune city is famous Military college, Army Training Camp, Southern Army Headquarters. Also, it is having National Film College.

Pune food used to be a medium spicy to spicy. But they give preference to vegetarian than non-veg. Here they used to prepare lots of sweets using Rava. The Tamil word "Ravai" comes from the Marathi word Rava. Kesari recipe got famous in Tamilnadu during the period of the Maratha Empire.