Name the capital city of Gujarat

Gandhinagar is the capital city of Gujarat. The city is named after the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi. Gujarat was formed on 1 May 1960. The city was planned properly and started its construction in the year 1965.

Location

Gandhinagar is situated approximately 23 km north of Ahmedabad. It lies on the west bank of the Sabarmati River, about 545 km north of Mumbai.

Climate

  • The climate is generally dry and hot outside of the monsoon season
  • The weather is hot to severely hot from March to June
  • The average annual rainfall is around 803.4 mm

Features of Gandhinagar

  • The popular Akshardham is located in this city
  • The city Gandhinagar was planned by Chief Architect H.K. Mewada his assistant Prakash M Apte
  • Gandhinagar is also referred to as India’s tree capital With 54% green cover on its land area

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