Gujarat state map:

Gujarat state capital city is Gandhinagar. The total area of the state is 196,024 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 5,06,71017 among them male population is 2,63,85577 and female population is 2,42,85440. Sex ratio of the state is 918 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 79.31 %.

Gujarat state vehicle registration code is GJ.

Chief Minister of the state is Anandiben Patel and Governor is Om Prakash Kohli.

Quick Facts:

State Gujarat
Meaning of Gujarat Land of "Gurjars"
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Sunday, May 01, 1960
Capital City Gandhinagar
People of the state called as Gujarati
Area 196,024 Km.sq
Population 5,06,71017
Male Population 2,63,85577
Female Population 2,42,85440
Females per 1000 Males 918
Literacy Rate 79.31 %
State Vehicle Registration Code GJ
Languages Gujarati, Hindi
No. of districts 33
Chief Minister Anandiben Patel
Governor Om Prakash Kohli
Assembly Constituencies 182
Parliamentary Constituencies 26
State Animal Asiatic lion
State Flower African Marigold
State Bird Greater Flamingo
State Tree Mango
Important Festivals of the state:

Navratri, Deepavali, Kite festival, Shivaratri, Holi, Janmashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Moharram - Ramzan are the major festivals celebrated in Gujarat state.

Top tourist places in Gujarat:

Akshardham Temple, Ambaji Temple, Dakor Temple, Dwarkadhish Temple, Pavagadh Temple, Girnar Temple, Palitana Temple, Somnath Temple, Sun Temple, Lakhota Fort - Jamnagar, Pavagadh Fort – Panchmahal District near Baroda, Uparkot Fort - Junagadh, Dabhoi Fort – major gateway for Narmada Dam, Old Fort – Surat, Bhujia Hill Fort - Bhuj, Ilva Durga (ancient fort) - Idar, Dhoraji Fort – Porbandar, Okha Port – Dwarka, Zinzuwada Fort – Rann of Kutch, Vijay Vilas Palace – Palitana, Across Mandvi Beach, Bhavnagar, Aina Mahal (Old Palace) and Prag Mahal – Bhuj, Kutch, Kusum Vilas Palace and Prem Bhavan Palace – Chotta Udepur, Navlakha Palace, Riverside Palace, Orchard Palace – Gondal, Dolat Nivas Palace - Idar, Art Deco Palace – Morbi, Digvir Nivas Palace – Vansda, Surat, Laxmi Vilas Palace, Nazarbagh Palace, Makarpara Palace, Pratap Villa Palace – Baroda, Raj Mahal, Hawa Mahal – Vadhwan near Ahmedabad, Ranjit Vilas Palace – Vankaner near Rajkot, Calico Textile Museum, Sardar Patel Museum, Kite Museum, Vadodara Museum, The Ethnology Museum, Kutchh Museum, Hriday Kunj, Lothal, Kirti Mandir, Vadnagar, Dholavira, Champaner-Pavagadh, Saputara- Hill station, Udwada, Ahmedpur-Mandvi, Corwad, Ubharat and Tithal beaches are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

cotton, groundnuts (peanuts), dates, sugar cane, milk and milk products are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Sabarmati, Tapi, Narmada and Mahi are the major rivers that flow in Gujarat.

Gujarat Cuisine:

Aloo paratha, Basundi, Bhakri, Bhalia Wheat, Bhelpuri, Bombay mix, Chhundo, Dabeli, Dal bhat, Dal dhokli, Dhebra, Dhokla, Doodhpak, Galya pulla, Ghari, Ghevar, Handvo, Kansar, Keri no ras, Khakhra, Khaman, Khandvi, Khichdi, Khichu, Kulfi, Locho, Maghaz, Makka Poha Murabba Muthia, Narsobawadi Basundi, Puran poli, Sev mamra, Sosyo, Undhiyu are few of the many varieties of Gujarat.

Demographics:

Maharashtra, madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are the neighbouring states of Gujarat.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Ahmadabad 7208200 3787050 3421150
Amreli 1513614 770651 742963
Anand 2090276 1088253 1002023
Banas Kantha 3116045 1609148 1506897
Bharuch 1550822 805945 744877
Bhavnagar 2877961 1490465 1387496
Dohad 2126558 1070843 1055715
Gandhinagar 1387478 722459 665019
Jamnagar 2159130 1114360 1044770
Junagadh 2742291 1404506 1337785
Kachchh 2090313 1096343 993970
Kheda 2298934 1187098 1111836
Mahesana 2027727 1053337 974390
Narmada 590379 301270 289109
Navsari 1330711 678423 652288
Panch Mahals 2388267 1227805 1160462
Patan 1342746 694062 648684
Porbandar 586062 300967 285095
Rajkot 3799770 1975131 1824639
Sabar Kantha 2427346 1244491 1182855
Surat 6079231 3399742 2679489
Surendranagar 1755873 910266 845607
Tapi 806489 402398 404091
The Dangs 226769 112976 113793
Vadodara 4157568 2150229 2007339
Valsad 1703068 884064 819004
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Abhyudaya Cooperative Bank Limited 6
2 Ahmedabad Mercantile Cooperative Bank 30
3 Allahabad Bank 62
4 Andhra Bank 50
5 Axis Bank 260
6 B N P Paribas 1
7 Bank Of Baroda 978
8 Bank Of India 381
9 Bank Of Maharashtra 69
10 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 4
11 Canara Bank 144
12 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 6
13 Central Bank Of India 327
14 Citi Bank 4
15 City Union Bank Limited 9
16 Corporation Bank 134
17 DCB Bank Limited 23
18 Dena Bank 594
19 Deustche Bank 3
20 Development Bank Of Singapore 2
21 Dhanalakshmi Bank 5
22 Federal Bank 44
23 HDFC Bank 454
24 HSBC Bank 3
25 ICICI Bank Limited 308
26 IDBI Bank 141
27 Indian Bank 62
28 Indian Overseas Bank 138
29 Indusind Bank 75
30 ING Vysya Bank 18
31 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 4
32 Janata Sahakari Bank Limited 1
33 Kalupur Commercial Cooperative Bank 47
34 Kapol Cooperative Bank Limited 1
35 Karnataka Bank Limited 7
36 Karur Vysya Bank 18
37 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 138
38 Laxmi Vilas Bank 10
39 New India Cooperative Bank Limited 2
40 NKGSB Cooperative Bank Limited 3
41 Nutan Nagarik Sahakari Bank Limited 19
42 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 65
43 Prime Cooperative Bank Limited 33
44 Punjab And Maharshtra Cooperative Bank 3
45 Punjab And Sind Bank 14
46 Punjab National Bank 178
47 Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank Limited 1
48 Ratnakar Bank Limited 13
49 Reserve Bank Of India 1
50 Saraswat Cooperative Bank Limited 15
51 South Indian Bank 19
52 Standard Chartered Bank 4
53 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 23
54 State Bank Of Hyderabad 8
55 State Bank Of India 1336
56 State Bank Of Mysore 7
57 State Bank Of Patiala 13
58 State Bank Of Travancore 6
59 Sutex Cooperative Bank Limited 16
60 Syndicate Bank 99
61 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 12
62 The Cosmos Co Operative Bank Limited 29
63 The Gujarat State Cooperative Bank Limited 80
64 The Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank 43
65 The Nasik Merchants Cooperative Bank Limited 1
66 The Royal Bank Of Scotland N V 1
67 The Shamrao Vithal Cooperative Bank 8
68 The Surat District Cooperative Bank Limited 67
69 The Surath Peoples Cooperative Bank Limited 25
70 The Varachha Cooperative Bank Limited 17
71 The Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank Limited 6
72 TJSB Sahakari Bank Limited 15
73 UCO Bank 111
74 Union Bank Of India 274
75 United Bank Of India 31
76 Vijaya Bank 92
77 YES Bank 192