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Gujarat General Knowledge

Gujarat General Knowledge

Gujarat General Knowledge

 

State info: Gujarat GK 

CAPITAL : Gandhi Nagar (Sabarmati River)

ESTABLISHED : May 1, 1960

CHIEF MINISTER : Vijay Rupani

GOVERNOR : Om Prakash Kohli

RULING PARTY : BJP

Image credit : gstfc.gujarat.gov.in

HIGH COURT : Ahmedabad (1960)

DISTRICTS : 33



LANGUAGES : Gujarati, Sindhi, Urdu, English, Marwari, Kutchi, Sourasthra, Vasavi,

POPULATION : 6, 04, 39, 692(9th)

[Males = 3, 14, 91, 260 & Females = 2, 49, 48, 432]

M : F = 1000 : 918

AREA : 1, 96, 024 sq km (6th)

Density : 308 per sq. km

LITERACY : 79.31%

ASSEMBLY : 182

LOKSABHA : 26

RAJYASABHA : 11

BOUNDARY STATES :  Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Dadra Nagar Haveli, Diu – Daman, Pakistan, Arabian Sea

STATE ANIMAL : Asiatic Lion

STATE BIRD : Greater flamingo

STATE TREE : Mango

STATE FLOWER : Marigold

STATE DANCE : Dandiya, Tippani, Rasila, Jerian, Thamal lasya nritya, Bhavai, Padhar, Ghenaiya, Garba (folk dance), Raas (folk dance)

TRIBES : Gujjaru



FESTIVALS : Gudi padva, Dev Diwali, Navaratri, Ganapati festival, Janmastami, Sankranti, Ambaji fair

TEMPLES : Somanath Dev temple, Dwarakadish temple – Dwaraka

RIVERS : Narmada, Tapti, Sabarmati, Mahi, Banas, Saraswati, Damanganga

LAKES : Narayana Sarovaram Lake

POWER PLANTS 

Kakrapara Atomic power plant

Ukai thermal power plant

Ankaleswar Thermal power plant

Baroda heavy water plant

Hazari Hydro Power Plant

Mundra Thermal Power Plant

Akrimota Thermal Power Station

PROJECTS/ DAMS 

Sardar sarovaram dam(Narmada river)

Ukai Dam (Tapi river)

Dharoi Dam (Banas)

Kadana Dam (Mahi River)

Dantiwada Dam (Sabarmati River)

NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTUARIES

Gir Forest National park

Junagadh palvadar National Park

Vansda National Park

Blackbuck National Park

Bansda National Park

Jessore Wild Life Sanctuary

Kutch Desert Wild Life Sanctuary

Jambugodha Wild Life Sanctuary

Porbandar Lake Wild Life Sanctuary

Mitiyala Wild Life Sanctuary

Ratnamahal Wild Life Sanctuary

Rampara Vidi Wild Life Sanctuary

Gulf of Kachch Marine National Park

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary – Ahmedabad

Thol Lake Bird Sanctuary – Mehasana

Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary – Jamnagar

Porbandar Bird Sanctuary – Porbandar

INDUSTRIES : Textiles, Inorganic Chemicals (Caustic soda, soda ash), Petro chemicals, Drugs, Oil refinery, Pharmaceuticals, Electrical & electronics goods,

MAIN CITIES

Vadodhara

Junagadh

Surat (Tapti River)

Ahmedabad (Sabarmati River)

Amreli

Anand

Ankaleswar

Bhavnagar

Bhuj

Botad

Gandhidham

Godhra

Jamnagar

Junagadh

Nadiad

Patan

Porbandar

Rajkot

Vaslad

Vapi

AIRPORTS : Sardar Vallabhai Patel International Airport – Ahmedabad

MISCELLANEOUS

Manchestor of India = Ahmedabad

Boston of the East = Ahmedabad

Space Application centre = Ahmedabad

Institute of Plasma Research centre = Ahmedabad

National Institute of Occupational Health = Ahmedabad

Physical Research laboratory = Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management = Ahmedabad

Sardar Vallabhai patel International Airport = Ahmedabad

Railway staff college = Vadodara

Central salt & Marine Chemaical Research centre = Bhav nagar

Electrical Research & Development Association = Vadodara

Kandla Air port = Kandla

Sun set state of India

Para Training Centre = Gandhinagar

Khanderi Cricket Stadium = Rajkot

Moti Bagh Cricket Stadium = Vadodara


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