|In early 19th century, Bombay's fort area formed the heart of the city.|
|The area was interspersed with gardens and was divided into 'native' town where most of the Indians lived and the 'European' or 'white' section, where the white people lived.|
|A European suburb and an industrial zone began to develop to the north of the Port settlement area and a cantonment in the south.|
|This racial pattern was true of all Presidency cities under British rule.|
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