Interesting Facts About Gujarat
Facts About Gujarat: In this article, we will know about the all Interesting Facts About Gujarat, the richest state of India… Hello Friends, Welcome back to all of you to our blog Starchand once again.
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✫ Interesting Facts About Gujarat
➤ Gujarat is a state where the cultural tradition is still considered a lot. Gujarat is a very important state in India.
➤ Kutch, Saurashtra, and Kathiawar are the regional cultural organs of Gujarat and their folk culture is associated with Rajasthan, Sindh, Punjab, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh.
➤ The city of Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat, is the greenest Patnagar in all of Asia.
➤ According to Forbes magazine, three of the richest five people in India are Mukesh Ambani, Azim Premji, and Dilip Shanghvi from Gujarat.
➤ Alang is the world’s largest ship-breaking yard at a distance of just 50 km from Bhavnagar. There are about 170 plots on the riverside of Alang, which fulfills the daily bread of 40 thousand workers. Here 50 percent of the world’s ships have a resting place.
➤ Surat is a famous city known for the diamond industry. Eight out of ten diamonds are polished in Surat, Gujarat. Surat is the main center of the diamond trade.
➤ Palitana city of Gujarat, which is at a height of two thousand feet, is the only place in the world where there are more than 900 Jain temples.
➤ The Statue of Unity, the world’s tallest statue, is located in Gujarat, which has a total length of 182 meters.
➤ The coastline of Gujarat is 16 hundred kilometers in length, which is more than all the states of India.
➤ The solar canal power project first came to power in Gujarat, in which a statewide 19 thousand km long Narmada Canal has been used to generate electricity by solar panels.
➤ The world’s largest oil refinery is located in the city of Jamnagar, Gujarat. This refinery is owned by Reliance Company. Here 1.2 million barrels of oil is purified every day.
➤ Gujarat is the only state in India to have a statewide 2200 km long gas pipeline.
➤ MS University i.e. Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad University located in Vadodara city of Gujarat is the largest university in Gujarat. MS University has been shortened by Hindustan Times and 10th by India Today in the list of India’s best Universities.
➤ Jurassic Park of Balasinor is the second-largest city in the world where dinosaur remains and eggs are found. The remains of 13 species of dinosaurs have been found here.
➤ Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IIM is the world’s number 24 and Asia’s number one management college.
➤ Talking about the overall agricultural development of India, Gujarat ranks first with 13 percent agricultural growth, mainly because of the diverse policy of farming, irrigation system, and agricultural development program. Cotton is the main source of overall textile making in India. The third part of India is cultivated only in Gujarat.
➤ Mundra monkey in Kutch is India’s largest Khangi monkey operated by companies like Adani Ports and SEZ Limited. As of February 2015, Ahewal has an annual cargo handling capacity of 338 MMT.
➤ Sardar Sarovar Dam is the longest dam in Gujarat on the banks of river Narmada in Nawagam.
➤ The Narmada Valley Project is a large hydraulic engineering project used for irrigation and power generation on the Narmada River.
➤ The Rann of Kutch in Gujarat becomes a white rant in the light of the moon, which is famous all over the world for its amazing nature.
➤ Somnath Temple is a very famous Hindu pilgrimage. One of the twelve Jyotirlingas is here and this temple is a model of amazing architecture.
➤ Chinkara is a decaying creature. Only seven thousand chinkaras are currently in existence. 80 percent of the Chinkaras live in the Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary of Kutch.
➤ The Akshardham temple of Gandhinagar is a wonder of the architecture of this century. The grand work of whose grand monument has been done by 900 skilled artisans with 6000 tons of pink stone.
➤ Kabir Vad is a famous site situated on an island in the middle of the Narmada River, which is spread over an area of about 3 kilometers. Kabir Vad is named after the famous saint Kabir.
➤ Rani ki Vav, located in Patan on the banks of the Saraswati River, is ranked in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This Vava is a wonderful creation of the method of collecting water sources in great evidence.
➤ Ambaji Mata temple in Banaskantha district is one of the important Shaktipeeth of India. Surrounded by thick forests on the banks of Mount Arasura, this temple is a symbol of cultural Warsaw and mythological significance.
➤ The height of the holy Girnar mountain situated on the land of Kathiawar is 3666 feet. This mountain is a pilgrimage for the devotees of Hindu and Jainism. Most people come here during the Girnar Parikrama festival. This circumambulation is a 36 km long roundabout starting at the entrance of Girnar Taleti Bhavanath.
➤ There are 55 onion dehydration plants in Mahua village of Bhavnagar. These are the second number of onion production centers in India. From here onion is extracted in other states.
➤ The Jama Masjid built in 1424 during the reign of Ahmad Shah is the grand Jama Masjid of Ahmedabad. We also recognize it by the name of Jumma Masjid. The structure of this mosque made of yellow stone is in the center of the courtyard 75 meters long and 86 meters wide.
➤ Laxmi Vilas Palace located in Vadodara city is the pride of Gujarat. The Lakshmi Vilas Mahal, one of the Rajwadi palaces of the world, is the abode of the civilized Maharaja of Vadodara and his family.
➤ Modhera is one of the Nondepatra sun temples in India. This temple dedicated to Lord Surya was built in the 11th century by the ruler of the Solanki dynasty. The special feature of this temple is that the first ray of light of the Sun God falls in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple.
➤ Sidi Syed’s lattice in Ahmedabad is famous for the work done on yellow stone. In this lattice, the work of the tree and the pages has been done very cleanly.
➤ Sabarmati Ashram located in Ahmedabad is also known as Gandhi Ashram. From this ashram, Mahatma Gandhiji had final plans for the freedom struggle. Gandhi’s glasses, shoes, and books will still be seen here.
➤ Aal Nal Sarovar, located in Sanand, Gujarat, is a favorite site for birds migrating from Central Asia, Europe, and Siberia. More than 250 species of birds are seen in this lake.
➤ Haji Pir Dargah in Kutch is a sacred place where people of all religions forget casteism.
➤ Saputara, which came in the Dang district at a height of a thousand meters, is the only Girimathak in Gujarat. The serene atmosphere, natural light, and greenery are the specialties here.
➤ Ahmedabad-based ISRO is an institution established in 1969 by Dr. Vikram Sarabhai. This institution is the first organization to reach Mars in the first attempt. ISRO’s expenditure for the last 40 years is equal to NASA’s one-year budget.
➤ The Bardoli-based sugar factory is Asia’s largest sugar factory. Its milling capacity is 10 billion tons per day. This factory is a source of livelihood for thousands of employees and farmers.
➤ Amul Dairy, which came to Anand in Gujarat, was formed in the year 1946, which is run by a government organization. Amul Dairy has created a white revolution and has given India a very special place to produce milk and its texture in the largest proof in the world.
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