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<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">'''Sion''' is the last locality within the City limits of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai Mumbai]. The Marathi name for Sion is ''Sheev'' (शीव), which means boundary or limit. In the 17th century the village formed the boundary between Mumbai and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salsette_Island Salsette Island].[[File:Sion.jpg|thumb|309px]]</p>
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">'''Sion''' is the last locality within the City limits of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumbai Mumbai]. The Marathi name for Sion is ''Sheev'' (शीव), which means boundary or limit. In the 17th century the village formed the boundary between Mumbai and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salsette_Island Salsette Island].[[File:Sion.jpg|thumb|309px]]</p>
==<span class="editsection" style="-webkit-user-select:none;float:right;margin-left:5px;">[[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sion,_Mumbai&action=edit&section=1 edit]]</span>
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History==
 
   
   
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==<span class="editsection" style="-webkit-user-select:none;float:right;margin-left:5px;">[[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sion,_Mumbai&action=edit&section=3 edit]]</span>Education==
 
==<span class="editsection" style="-webkit-user-select:none;float:right;margin-left:5px;">[[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sion,_Mumbai&action=edit&section=3 edit]]</span>Education==
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">Sion is also a home to many educational institutes, namely;</p>
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">Sion is also a home to many educational institutes, namely;</p>
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._J._Somaiya_Institute_Of_Engineering_%26_Information_Technology K. J. Somaiya Institute Of Engineering & Information Technology]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._J._Somaiya_Institute_Of_Engineering_%26_Information_Technology K. J. Somaiya Institute Of Engineering & Information Technology]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIES_College_of_Commerce_and_Economics SIES College of Commerce and Economics]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIES_College_of_Commerce_and_Economics SIES College of Commerce and Economics]

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Sion is the last locality within the City limits of Mumbai. The Marathi name for Sion is Sheev (शीव), which means boundary or limit. In the 17th century the village formed the boundary between Mumbai and Salsette Island.

Sion

History

In 1543, the Portuguese took possession of the islands of Bombay by force. They called it Sião.[1] The Portuguese gave the Jesuit priests the sole ownership of some of these islands. The Jesuits built a chapel on the hill (near the present-day railway station) and named it after Mount Zion (Sion) in Jerusalem.

[edit]Current status

Sion shares its name with a railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Central Railway line.

[edit]Education

Sion is also a home to many educational institutes, namely;

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