derives its name 'Gujaratta' meaning the land of Gurjars. The Gurjars
passed through the Punjab and settled in some parts of Western India,
which came to be known as Gujarat.
The state situated between 20o1' and 24o7' north latitudes and
68o4' and 74o4'east longitudes. The state is bounded by the Arabian
Sea on west, Pakistan on the north-west, Rajasthan in the north,
Madhya Pradesh in southeast and Maharashtra in south.
Gujarat is seventh largest state in India. It stands seventh in
terms of population too. This state is situated on the west coast
of India. Gujarat is a tourist destination offers something for
Gandhinagar the capital of Gujarat is in west-central India. It
lies on the banks of the Sabarmati River, north of the former capital
of Ahmedabad. It is organized in 30 residential sectors, in an ordered
style influenced by the work of Le Corbusier, who designed Chandigarh.
Its near-symmetrical numbered streets are wide and strangely quiet,
lined with 16 lakh trees. An expressway connects Gandhinagar with
A devastating earthquake hit parts of Gujarat on January 26, 2001
and has caused considerable loss of life and property. A few of
the cities have been reduced to rubble, especially in the Kuchh
region. Quite a few monuments have also suffered damage. It is,
therefore, advisable to find relevant information before you set
out to explore them.
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