Info & facts, ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat and sixth largest city of india is located in the western region of India. Ahmedabad is situated at the bank of Sabarmati River. Formerly Ahmedabad was known as Manchester of India for its textile industries. Ahmedabad is also called Karnavati and amdavad. Ahmedabad is famous for its diversified culture and various festivals such as Uttrayan (Festival of Kites), Navaratri (Festival of ras garba), Rathyatra (Festiavl of Lord Jagannath).

  Area The city spans an area of 205 sq km (79.15 sq miles)
Altitude 55m above sea level.
Languages Gujarati, Hindi and English.
Climate There are typically three main seasons summer, monsoon and winter.
Summers ( March to June)
Winters ( November-February)
Monsoon ( July-September)
Mercury Level Maximum Temperature: 47 degree centigrade.
Minimum Temperature: 5 degree centigrade.
Rainfall: 93.2cm (36.7 inches).
Population Over 4million.
Religion Hinduism is the major Religion observed here. Other religions include Buddhism, Islam, Jainism, Zoroastrianism and Christianity.
Literacy Rate 73.20%
Latitude 230 1' North Latitude
Longitude 720 41' East Longitude
Average Rainfall 93.2 cm
Agriculture Diary products, Food grains, Fruits & Vegetables and Processed food.
Telecommunication International code: ++91
Local Area code: 079