(Last Updated on : 06/05/2014)
Ahmedabad is the 5th largest city in India, the 7th largest city urban agglomeration in India, in the central part of the state of Gujarat, located on the banks of the River Sabarmati. The city of Ahmedabad in the northern part of the district is the administrative headquarters. It has a population of 5,816,519 of which 80.18 % were urban as of 2001. The maximum number of people speaks Gujarati, the mother tongue of the state of Gujarat, in addition to Hindi, also a popularly spoken language. Ahmedabad is surrounded by Mehsana, Sabarkantha and Gandhinagar districts in the north, Kheda district to the east, the Gulf of Cambay and Bhavnagar district to the south and Surendranagar district to the west. The district is also divided into several talukas, including Barwala, Daskroi, Dholka, Dhandhuka, Detroj, Sanand, Bavla, Ranpur, Mandal City and Viramgam.
The city is sometimes lovingly called 'Karnavati', a name for an older town that existed in the same location; in colloquial Gujarati, it is pronounced as 'Amdavad'.
Hathee Singh Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
The Hathee Singh Temple has been minutely constructed, with deserving importance given to other minorities.
ISKON Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
The ISKON Temple prioritises their worshippers by building several amenities in their honour.
Swaminarayan Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
The illustrious Swaminarayan Temple has been the successful end product of the collective labour of a number of esteemed men.
Mahaveer Swami Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
With an uncanny feature by its side, Mahaveer Swami Temple has hosts of other deities besides the primary lord.
Gheekanta Shankeshwar Teerth, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
Gheekanta Shankeshwar Teerth is a Jain pilgrim site, free of any stylistic aura.
Jagannath Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
Jagannath Temple, Ahmedabad shares much connection with its illustrious cousin in Puri, Orissa.
Param Dham, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
Param Dham contains three significant Hindu deities as its principal idols.
Manav Mandir, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
Manav Mandir, the lotus temple, has Adi Shakti as its presiding goddess.
Vageshwari Mataji Temple, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
Considered as a very ancient temple, Vageshwari Mataji Temple was the patron goddess of memorable rulers.
Ranchhodraiji Temple, Dakor, Ahmedabad, Gujarat:
Saturated with legendary stories, Ranchhodraiji Temple was the output of costly affairs.