Important Facts About Gujarat

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Important Facts About Gujarat: Gujarat is a state in western coast of India. The capital of Gujarat is Gandhinagar. The fifth-largest state in India by area is Gujarat. Ahmedabad is the largest city of Gujarat. Here are the list of important facts about Gujarat.

Important Facts About Gujarat

1. Gujarat is a state located on the western coast of India.

2. Gandhinagar is the capital city of Gujarat.

3. Ahmedabad is the largest city in Gujarat.

4. Gujarati is the primary language spoken in Gujarat.

5. Gujarat is the fifth-largest state in India by area.

6. Gujarat was formed on May 1, 1960 after the bifurcation of the state of Bombay.

7. The longest coastline of India is Gujarat’s coastline. It is about 1,600 kilometers.

8. The total area of Gujarat is about 196,024 square kilometers.

9. Gujarat is the ninth-most populous state in India.

10. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu to the south, Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west.

11. Along with Bihar, Mizoram and Nagaland, Gujarat is one of four Indian states to prohibit the sale of alcohol.

12. The Gir Forest National Park in Gujarat is home to the only wild population of the Asiatic lion in the world.

13. Gujarat contains ancient metropolitan cities from the Indus Valley such as Lothal, Dholavira, and Gola Dhoro.

14. Porbandar is in Gujarat. It is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, who was the leader of the Indian Independence movement.

15. Gujarat is the main producer of tobacco, cotton, and groundnuts in India.

16. ‘Garba’ is a very popular folk dance in Gujarat.

17. Jivraj Narayan Mehta was the first chief minister of Gujarat.

18. The Narmada River is the longest river in Gujarat.

19. The greater flamingo is the state bird of Gujarat.

20. The state animal of Gujarat is the Asiatic lion.

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