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Gujarat at a Glance

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Established 1st May 1960
Area 1,96,024 sq km
Capital Gandhinagar
Largest city Ahmedabad
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (182)
Governor Om Prakash Kohli
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (BJP)
Official language Gujarati
Population 50,671,017 (2001 Census)
Literacy 79.8%
Rainfall 93.2 cm
Temperature Summer: min 25 degrees to 45 dig’s
Winter: min 15 degrees to max 35 dig’s
Season November to February best time to visit
Eco System Ranges from deserts, scrublands, grasslands, deciduous forests, and wetlands to mangroves, coral reefs, estuaries, and gulfs.
Major Rivers Narmada, Tapi, Sabarmati, Mahi, Vishvamitra, Dhadhar, Meshvo, Banas, Shedhi, Aji, Daman Ganga, Purna, Ambika, Bhadar, Vatrak
Major Fairs Bhavnath Mahadev Fair, Vautha Fair, Chitra-Vichitra Fair, Modhera Dance Festival, Dangs Durbar Fair, Kutchh Utsav, Dhrang Fair, Ambaji Purnima Fair, Tarnetar Fair (Trinetrashwar Mahadev Fair), Shamlaji Fair
Major Festivals Navratri, Deepavali, Kite Festival, Shivratri, Holi, Janmashtmi, Ganesh Chaturthi Mohorram and Ramzan
Major Wildlife sanctuaries Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary, Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Porbandar Bird Sanctuary, Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary, Kutch Bustard Sanctuary, Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary, Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary
National Parks Gir Forest National Park, Vansda National Park, Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar and Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch.
Airports Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (Ahmedabad Airport), Bhavnagar Airport, Bhuj Airport, Jamnagar Airport, Kandla Airport (Gandhidham), Keshod Airport (Junagadh), Porbandar Airport, Rajkot Airport, Surat Airport, Vadodara Airport.
Airlines Air India, Jet Airways, Air Sahara, Air India, Jet Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Indian, JetLite, Air Deccan, Kingfisher Airlines, Spice Jet, Go Air, IndiGo
Government www.gujaratindia.com
Tourism www.gujarattourism.com
Districts (26) Ahmedabad, Amreli, Anand, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Dahod, Dang, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Kutch, Mehsana, Narmada, Navsari, Panchmahal, Patan, Porbandar, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surat, Surendranagar, Tapi, Vadodara, Valsad