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Area 1, 96,024 sq km
Population 60,383,628
Capital Gandhinagar
Currency Indian Rupees
Established 1-May-60
Capital City Gandhinagar
Largest city Ahmedabad
Districts 33 total
Legislature       Unicameral (182 seats)
High Court Gujarat High Court
Principal Language Gujarati
Other Languages English, Hindi and other Indian languages
Weather                          Arid and dry climate, with a little bit of rain during the monsoons
Location  Western tip of the India's main land
Literacy Rate 79.31%
Religion Hinduism, Islam, Jains, Sikhs
Gujarat's share in the national Population  4.99 percent
Average size of Family  3.7 people
Major Ports   Kandla Port, Mandavi Port
Major Airports                 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Surat Airport, Vadodara Airport
Major Beaches                 Mandvi – Kutch,Somnath Beach, Somnath, Beyt Dwarka, Ahmedpur Mandvi, Somnath, Chorwad Beach, Somnath, Nargol, Surat
Major Sanctuaries           Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, Wild Ass Sanctuary, Gir Wildlife Sanctuary & National Parks, Porbandar Bird Sanctuary
Major Hill Stations         Saputara, Wilson Hills, Pavagadh, Sitavan
Major Cash Crops          Groundnut, cotton, Tobacco,isabgul, cumin sugarcane, Jawar, Bajra, Rice, Wheat, Pulses, Tur, Gram
Climate Arid and dry climate
Rivers 58
Longest River  Narmada (1,312 Km)
Highest Mountain        Girnar (945 Metres)
No. of Districts  14
Taluks  226
Revenue Villages         18618
City Corporations 4
Grama Panchayat 3108
Block Panchayat 223
District Panchayat 26
Sex Ratio  919 women for 1000 men
Infant Mortality Rate  41
Birth Rate  21.8
Death Rate  6.6
National Animal Asiatic Lion
National Bird Greater Flamingo
Rainfall 93.2 cm
Temperature Summer: min 25 degrees to 45 degrees Winter: min 15 degrees to max 35 degrees

Winter min 15 degrees to max 35 degrees
Eco System Ranges from deserts, scrublands, grasslands, deciduous forests, and wetlands to mangroves, coral reefs, estuaries, and gulfs.
Time zone IST (UTC+0530)
Neighbours State Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Total No. of Schools  Around 20000 
Higher Education Universities  30
ISO 3166 code IN-GJ
Districts of Gujarat Ahmedabad, Amreli, Anand, Aravalli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Botad, Chhota Udaipur, Dahod,Dang, Dwarka, Gandhinagar, Gir Somnath, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kutch, Kheda, Mahisagar, Mehsana, Morbi, Narmada,Navsari, Patan, Panchmahal, Porbandar, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Somnath Gir, Surendranagar, Surat, Tapi, Vadodara, Valsad

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