Gujarat

GUJARAT

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Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, has varied terrain and numerous sacred sites. In its urban center of Ahmedabad is the Calico Museum of Textiles, displaying antique and modern Indian fabrics. Spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi’s base from 1917–1930 was Sabarmati Ashram, where his living quarters remain on view. The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), built in the 15th century, has a huge courtyard and a columned design.

CapitalGandhinagar
Chief MinisterVijay rupani
GovernorOmprakash kohli
National ParksVansda National Park,
Blackbuck National Park,
Velavadar,
Gir National Park,
Gulf of Kachchh
Marine National Park
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UNESCO World Heritage siteChampaner – Pavagadh Archaelogy Park
Rani kivav
Bird SanctuaryNal Sarovar Sanctuary
Nuclear and Space research centresSpace application centre,
Physical Research laboratory
Dams & RiversSardar Sarovar Dam (Narmada River)
Ukai Dam (Tapti river),
Dharoi Dam (Banas River),
Kadana Dam (Mahi River),
Dantiwada Dam (Sabarmati River)
Population (census 2011)60,439,692 (increased by 19.28%)
Area (sq km census 2011)196,244
Density308
Sex ratio919
Literacy78.03
Folk dancesBhavigarba
Major PortsKandla
International airportSardar Vallabhai Patel International Airport
Power plantsKakrapar atomic power station,
Gandhinagar Thermal Power Plant,
Jhanor – Gandhar TPS in Urjanagar,
Kawas TPS,
Ukai TPS,
Wanakbori TPS in Wanakbori
Major Mineral ResourcesBauxite Ore (Aluminum),
Lead – Zinc,
Dolomite,
Fluorspar,
Gypsum,
Limestone
Important FestivalsKite Festival,
Navratri
Modhera Dance Festival,
Kutch
Mahotsava
Important StadiumsSardar Patel Stadium-Cricket,
Moti Bagh Stadium Cricket,
IPCL Sports Complex Ground-Cricket,
Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground,
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium