What is Gujarat?

  • (noun): A region of western India north of Bombay (bordering the Arabian Sea) where Gujarati is spoken.
    Synonyms: Gujerat
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Gujarat /ˌɡʊdʒəˈrɑːt/ (Gujarati: ગુજરાત Gujǎrāt ) is a state in western India. It has an area of 75,686 sq mi (196,030 km2) with a coastline of 1,600 km, most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million. The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the north, Maharashtra to the south, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea as well as the Pakistani province of Sindh on the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. Gujarat is home to the Gujarati-speaking people of India.

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Gujarat - Transport - Road
... Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) is the primary body responsible for providing the bus services within the state of Gujarat and also ... It is a public transport corporation providing bus services and public transit within Gujarat and to the other states in India ... cities, smaller towns and villages within Gujarat ...
List Of Beaches In India - West Coast - Gujarat
... The beaches along the western state of Gujarat are Ahmedpur Mandvi Beach Chorwad Beach Diu Beach Umbergam Beach Tithal Beach Mandvi Beach - Mandvi - Kutch ...
Shaikh Gadai Kamboh - Early Career
... Kanawdi in 1540 AD, Shaikh Gadai went to Gujarat ... noble of emperor Humayun, took refuge in Gujarat where he was rendered a great help by Shaikh Gadai ... On his return, he remained in Gujarat for a while where he was joined by his numerous Murids and became famous in Gujarat for his opulent sessions of ...
Culture Of Gujarat - Religions - Hinduism
... Gujarat is a part of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization ... Many Hindu religious traditions developed in Gujarat ... Gujarat is the birth-place of Lord Shiva's Avatar Lakulisa (Staff-God) ...
... Sosyo is an Indian aerated drink, produced and marketed mainly in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra, India ... Originally Sosyo was called Whisky No, to attract alcoholics in the dry state of Gujarat, India ... every year, mainly in Surat and parts of Gujarat and Maharashtra where bottling plants are located ...

More definitions of "Gujarat":

  • (noun): An industrialized state in western India that includes parts of Bombay.
    Synonyms: Gujerat