Ahmedabad, as many know is the former capital of Gujarat, and is flocked by travellers all year round. It is reckoned as the fifth largest city and also claims its name to fame for having the seventh largest metropolitan area in the country. It is the erstwhile capital of Gujarat and the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district. Besides that it is also the seat of Gujarat High Court. The city also captured the attention of the world when it earnestly bagged the third position amongst the fastest growing cities of the decade.
In old times Ahmedabad was called Ashaval (or Ashapalli). The land has been providing occupation to large number of people since 11th century. The city became part of the Bombay Presidency during the British rule. After independence the city developed its textile industry that is why it also often referred as "Manchester of the East". During the Indian struggle for freedom, two ashrams were also built here.
|Area||:||92.98 Sq. Kms.|
Gujarati, Hindi and English.
It houses a population of more than 5.8 million people.
|Temperature||:||Summer - Max : 42. Min : 23.
Winter - Max : 36. Min : 14.