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Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
District comprises the city of Ahmedabad, in the central part of the state of Gujarat
Gujarat
in western India. It is the seventh most populous district in India
India
(out of 640).[1]

Contents

1 History 2 Geography

2.1 Climate

3 Divisions

3.1 Talukas 3.2 Localities in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
City

4 Demographics 5 Culture

5.1 Notable personalities

6 References 7 External links

History[edit]

Map of Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
district under Bombay Presidency, British India
India
1877

Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
district was a part of Bombay Presidency
Bombay Presidency
encompassing several subdivisions. Geography[edit] Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
District is surrounded by Mehsana
Mehsana
and Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
districts to the north, Kheda
Kheda
and Anand Districts to the east, the Gulf of Khambhat (Gulf of Cambay), Botad and Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar
districts to the south, and Surendranagar
Surendranagar
district to the west. Its headquarters is the city of Ahmedabad.9 talukas of the District include 474 villages, 1 deserted village, 1 corporation, 1 cantonment area and 7 municipalities. Climate[edit]

Climate data for Ahmedabad

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Average high °C (°F) 28.3 (82.9) 30.4 (86.7) 35.6 (96.1) 39.8 (103.6) 41.5 (106.7) 38.4 (101.1) 33.4 (92.1) 31.8 (89.2) 34.0 (93.2) 35.8 (96.4) 32.8 (91) 29.3 (84.7) 41.5 (106.7)

Average low °C (°F) 20.1 (68.2) 13.9 (57) 18.9 (66) 23.7 (74.7) 26.2 (79.2) 27.2 (81) 25.6 (78.1) 24.6 (76.3) 24.2 (75.6) 21.1 (70) 16.6 (61.9) 13.2 (55.8) 11.8 (53.2)

Average rainfall mm (inches) 2.0 (0.079) 1.0 (0.039) 0 (0) 3.0 (0.118) 20 (0.79) 103.0 (4.055) 247.0 (9.724) 288.0 (11.339) 83.0 (3.268) 23.0 (0.906) 14.0 (0.551) 5.0 (0.197) 789 (31.06)

Average rainy days (≥ 0 mm) 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.9 4.8 13.6 15.0 5.8 1.1 1.1 0.3 43.6

Mean monthly sunshine hours 288.3 274 279 307 329 237.0 130 111.6 222 291 273 288.3 3,020

Source: HKO[2]

Divisions[edit]

Talukas of Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
district

Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
District is divided into ten talukas. Talukas[edit]

Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
City Daskroi Sanand Bavla Dholka Viramgam Mandal Detroj-Rampura Dhandhuka Dholera

Localities in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
City[edit]

Bapunagar Dariyapur - Old City Shahpur - Old City Khanpur - Old City Kalupur
Kalupur
- Old City Kubernagar Jamalpur - Old City Behrampura Shah-e-Alam - Old City Mirzapur - Old City Bapunagar Danilimada Chandola Lake Kankaria Lake Shahibaug Bodakdev Maninagar Vastrapur Nava Vadaj Ambawadi Ellis Bridge Navrangpura Naranpura Ghatlodiya, Ghatlodiya_(Vidhan_Sabha_constituency) Naroda Paldi Bopal Ranip Gota Sarkhej Vasana Vejalpur Gomtipur C.G. Road Law Garden Lal Darwaja Prahladnagar Teen Darwaja Satellite Jivraj Park Guptanagar Narol Vatwa Shahwadi Gurukul Raipur Aastodia Meghani nagar Isanpur Ghodasar Chandkheda Juhapura Vastral Thaltej Shilaj Chandlodiya

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
District

Religion

Percent

Hindus

91.00%

Muslims

09.00%

According to the 2011 census Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
district has a population of 7,045,314,[1] roughly equal to Hong Kong[3] or the US state of Washington.[4] This gives it a ranking of 8th in India
India
(out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 983 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,550/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 22.31%.[1] Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
has a sex ratio of 903 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 86.65%.[1] It had a population of 5,816,519 of which 80.18% were urban as of 2001.[5] The language people speak in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
is Gujarati which is the mother-tongue of the State of Gujarat, in addition to Hindi
Hindi
which is also quite popular among the people. Culture[edit] Notable personalities[edit] Acharya Hemachandra
Acharya Hemachandra
(1089–1172) Jain
Jain
polymath. Born in Dhandhuka.[6] References[edit]

^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.  ^ " Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
Climate Record". Retrieved 1 May 2012.  ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Hong Kong
Hong Kong
7,122,508 July 2011 est.  ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2010-12-25. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Washington 6,724,540  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2012-11-17.  ^ "Hemacandra". Jain
Jain
World. Archived from the original on April 29, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 

External links[edit]

Official site [1] List of places in Ahmedabad

Places adjacent to Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
district

Surendranagar
Surendranagar
district Mahesana district Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
district

Surendranagar
Surendranagar
district

Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
district

Kheda
Kheda
district Anand district

Botad district Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar
district Gulf of Khambhat Gulf of Khambhat

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State of Gujarat

Capital: Gandhinagar

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Regions of Gujarat

Kutch Saurashtra North Gujarat Central Gujarat South Gujarat

Districts

Ahmedabad Amreli Anand Aravalli Banaskantha Bharuch Bhavnagar Botad Chhota Udaipur Dahod Dang Devbhoomi Dwarka Gandhinagar Gir Somnath Jamnagar Junagadh Kachchh Kheda Mahisagar Mehsana Morbi Narmada Navsari Panchmahal Patan Porbandar Rajkot Sabarkantha Surat Surendranagar Tapi Vadodara Valsad

Major cities

Ahmedabad Anand Ankleshwar Bharuch Bhavnagar Bhuj Gandhidham Gandhinagar Jamnagar Junagadh Kheda Mehsana Nadiad Navsari Modasa Patan Porbandar Rajkot Surat Surendranagar Udhana Vadodara Valsad Veraval Visnagar

Ecoregions

Indus River Delta-Arabian Sea mangroves Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests Northwestern thorn scrub forests Rann of Kutch

Economy

Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad
Bus Rapid Transit System Gujarat
Gujarat
International Finance Tec-City Sabarmati Riverfront Sardar Sarovar Dam GSWAN Power stations and power organisations Gujarat
Gujarat
State Petroleum Corporation

Gujarat
Gujarat
Gas

Portal: Gujarat

Coordinates: 23°02′N 72°35′E / 23.03°N 72.58°E

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