Gujarat is situated in western India. The state was formed on 1st May 1960. The state has given birth to two legends, Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat. The largest city in the state is Ahmedabad. The world's first seaport is Lothal. The state has 33 districts. The state is the 5th largest state in the nation. The state has banned the supply of liquor.
The Gujarat name was derived from the Gurjara tribe, who ruled for the 5th-6th centuries.
In 1960, Maharashtra and Gujarat separated from the former Bombay state on linguistic lines.
Fairs and festivals
The festivals and fairs of the state have uniqueness and specialty. Although, every day is a festival for the people of Gujarat. The popular festivals and fairs are Navratri, Rann Utsav, Modhera Dance Festival, Bhadra Purnima Fair, Bhavnath Mahadev Fair, Vautha Mela Fair, Kite Festival, Makar Sankranti, Ravechi Fair, much more.
The state covers an area of 196,030 km² of the Western Coast. The state becomes dry and mild in the winter season, and in the summer season, the state becomes hot and dry. The state shares its boundary with – Madhya Pradesh on the east side), The Arabian Sea and Pakistani Sindh (on the northwest side), Maharashtra (on the southeast side), Rajasthan (on the northeast side), and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (in the south).
Gujarat has a 60,439,62 population, including 28,948,432 females and 31,491,260 males as per the 2011 census. Gujarat consisted of different groups of communities. The state has 89% of the Hinduism religion.
Gujarat is a blend of different religions like Jainism, Buddhism, Islam, and Hinduism. The most famous women's attire is Chaniya-Choli. The handicraft products of the state such as furniture, jewelry, baked clay articles, embroidered garments, metalwork, mirror work, and leatherwork are well known all over the world.
The legitimate language of the state is Gujarati. 86% of the population speaks Gujarati. Hindi is the additional language of the state.
Gujarat houses some prestigious educational institutions IIM in Ahmedabad and NLU in Gandhinagar. The literacy rate of Gujarat is 78.03%, while 69.6% female literacy rate and 85.75% male literacy rate.
The state is rich in historical culture, heritage, and tradition. The places to visit in Gujarat are Somnath, Junagadh, Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Rani ka Vav, Bhuj, Dwarkadhish Temple of Lord Krishna, Gir National Park, and so on.
Dances and music
The dances and music of the state are the main attraction to the tourists such as Garba, Garbi, Dandiya Raas, and Padhar are the most popular dance forms and Sugam Sangeet is the folk music of Gujarat.
The Gujarati cuisine is vegetarian and its Gujarat thali consists of dal, khichdi, Bhakhari, and Thepla. The taste of Gujarati food is sweet, salty, and spicy. Chhash ( buttermilk) is a must for Gujarati.
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