State Gujarat at a Glance

Important Facts about Gujarat

State

Gujarat
State Map
Capital Gandhinagar
Date of Formation 1 May 1960
Chief Minister Present Chief Minister – Vijay Rupani (BJP)

List of Chief Ministers of Gujarat

First Chief Minister – Jivraj Narayan Mehta

Governor Present Governor – Shri Acharya Devvrat

List of Governors of Gujarat

First Governor – Mehdi Nawaz Jung

Seat of High Court Gujarat High Court (Ahmedabad)

List of Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court

Members of Rajya Sabha Total number of Seats – 11

1. Shri Chunibhai Kanjibhai Gohel , Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
2. Shri S. Jaishankar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
3. Shri Jugalsinh Mathurji Lokhandwala , Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
4. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
5. Shri Madhusudan Mistry, Indian National Congress (INC)
6. Shri Ahmed Patel, Indian National Congress (INC)
7. Shri Naranbhai J. Rathwa, Indian National Congress (INC)
8. Shri Parshottam Rupala, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
9. Mahant Shambhuprasadji Tundiya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
10. Shri Lal Sinh Vadodia, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
11. Dr. Amee Yajnik, Indian National Congress (INC)

Members of Parliment (MP Seats) Total number of Seats – 26

MP Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Dahod (ST) Present MP Bhabhor, Shri Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai
2. Vadodara Present MP Bhatt, Smt. Ranjanben Dhananjay
3. Kheda Present MP Chauhan, Shri Devusinh Jesingbhai
4. Kachchh (SC) Present MP Chavda, Shri Vinod
5. Junagadh Present MP Chudasama, Shri Rajeshbhai Naranbhai
6. Patan Present MP Dabhi, Shri Bharatsinhji Shankarji
7. Porbandar Present MP Dhaduk, Shri Rameshbhai Lavjibhai
8. Surat Present MP Jardosh, Smt. Darshana Vikram
9. Amreli Present MP Kachhadiya, Shri Naranbhai Bhikhabhai
10. Rajkot Present MP Kundariya, Shri Mohanbhai Kalyanji
11. Jamnagar Present MP Maadam, Smt. Poonamben Hematbhai
12. Surendranagar Present MP Munjpara, Dr. Mahendrabhai Kalubhai
13. Ahmedabad East Present MP Patel, Shri Hasmukhbhai Somabhai
14. Valsad (ST) Present MP Patel, Dr. K. C.
15. Anand Present MP Patel, Shri Mitesh Rameshbhai (Bakabhai)
16. Banaskantha Present MP Patel, Shri Parbatbhai Savabhai
17. Mahesana Present MP Patel, Smt. Shardaben Anilbhai
18. Navsari Present MP Patil, Shri C. R.
19. Sabarkantha Present MP Rathod, Shri Dipsinh Shankarsinh
20. Panchmahal Present MP Rathod, Shri Ratansinh Magansinh
21. Chhota Udaipur (ST) Present MP Rathva, Smt. Gitaben Vajesingbhai
22. Gandhinagar Present MP Shah, Shri Amit Anil Chandra
23. Bhavnagar Present MP Shyal, Dr. Bharatiben Dhirubhai
24. Ahmedabad West (SC) Present MP Solanki, Dr. (Prof.) Kirit Premjibhai
25. Bharuch Present MP Vasava, Shri Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai
26. Bardoli (ST) Present MP Vasava, Shri Prabhubhai Nagarbhai

MLA Seats Total number of Seats – 182

MLA Constituencies

Updates as per 2019 Election

1. Abdasa Present MLA Pradhyumansinh Jadeja
2. Mandvi Present MLA Virendrasinh Jadeja
3. Bhuj Present MLA Neema Acharya
4. Anjar Present MLA Vasanbhai Ahir
5. Gandhidham Present MLA Maltiben Maheshwari
6. Rapar Present MLA Santokben Aarethiya
7. Vav Present MLA Geniben Thakor
8. Tharad Present MLA Vacant
9. Dhanera Present MLA Nathabhai Patel
10. Danta Present MLA Kantiben Kharadi
11. Vadgam Present MLA Jignesh Mevani
12. Palanpur Present MLA Mahesh Patel
13. Deesa Present MLA Shashikant Pandya
14. Deodar Present MLA Shivabhai Bhuriya
15. Kankrej Present MLA Kirtisinh Vaghela
16. Radhanpur Present MLA Vacant
17. Chanasma Present MLA Dilipkumar Thakor
18. Patan Present MLA Kiritkumar Patel
19. Sidhpur Present MLA Chandanji Thakor
20. Kheralu Present MLA Vacant
21. Unjha Present MLA Ashaben Patel
22. Visnagar Present MLA Rushikesh Patel
23. Becharaji Present MLA Bharatji Thakor
24. Kadi Present MLA Punjabhai Solanki
25. Mahesana Present MLA Nitin Patel
26. Vijapur Present MLA Ramanbhai Patel
27. Himatnagar Present MLA Rajubhai Chavda
28. Idar Present MLA Hitu Kanodia
29. Khedbrahma Present MLA Ashvinbhai Kotwal
30. Bhiloda Present MLA Anil Joshiyara
31. Modasa Present MLA Rajesndrasinh Thakor
32. Bayad Present MLA Vacant
33. Prantij Present MLA Gajendrasinh Parmar
34. Dehgam Present MLA Balrajsinh Chauhan
35. Gandhinagar South Present MLA Shambhuji Thakor
36. Gandhinagar North Present MLA C. J. Chavda
37. Mansa Present MLA Surekhkumar Patel
38. Kalol Present MLA Baldevji Thakor
39. Viramgam Present MLA Lakhabhai Bharwad
40. Sanand Present MLA Kanubhai Patel
41. Ghatlodia Present MLA Bhupendrabhai Patel
42. Vejalpur Present MLA Kishor Chauhan
43. Vatva Present MLA Pradipsinh Jadeja
44. Ellisbridge Present MLA Rakesh Shah
45. Naranpura Present MLA Kaushik Patel
46. Nikol Present MLA Jagdish Panchal
47. Naroda Present MLA Balram Thawani
48. Thakkarbapa Nagar Present MLA Vallabhbhai Kakadiya
49. Bapunagar Present MLA Himmatsinh Patel
50. Amraiwadi Present MLA Vacant
51. Dariapur Present MLA Gyasuddin Shaikh
52. Jamalpur – Khadia Present MLA Imran Khedawala
53. Maninagar Present MLA Suresh Patel
54. Danilimda Present MLA Shailesh Parmar
55. Sabarmati Present MLA Arvindkumar Patel
56. Asarwa Present MLA Pradipbhai Parmar
57. Daskroi Present MLA Babu Jamna Patel
58. Dholka Present MLA Bhupendrasinh Chudasama
59. Dhandhuka Present MLA Rajesh Gohil
60. Dasada Present MLA Naushadji Solanki
61. Limbdi Present MLA Soma Ganda Kolipatel
62. Wadhwan Present MLA Dhanjibhai Patel
63. Chotila Present MLA Rutvik Makwana
64. Dhrangadhra Present MLA Parsotam Sabariya
65. Morbi Present MLA Brijesh Merja
66. Tankara Present MLA Lalit Kagathra
67. Wankaner Present MLA Mohammad Javed Pirjada
68. Rajkot East Present MLA Arvind Raiyani
69. Rajkot West Present MLA Vijay Rupani
70. Rajkot South Present MLA Govind Patel
71. Rajkot Rural Present MLA Lakhabhai Sagathiya
72. Jasdan Present MLA Kunwarjibhai Mohanbhai Bavaliya
73. Gondal Present MLA Geetaba Jayrajsinh Jadeja
74. Jetpur Present MLA Jayesh Radadiya
75. Dhoraji Present MLA Lalit Vasoya
76. Kalavad S.C. Present MLA Pravin Musadiya
77. Jamnagar Rural Present MLA Raghavjibhai Patel
78. Jamnagar North Present MLA Dharmendrasinh Jadeja (Hakubha)
79. Jamnagar South Present MLA R. C. Faldu
80. Jamjodhpur Present MLA Chirag Kalariya
81. Khambhalia Present MLA Vikram Madam
82. Dwarka Present MLA Vacant
83. Porbandar Present MLA Babu Bokhiria
84. Kutiyana Present MLA Kandhal Jadeja
85. Manavadar Present MLA Jawaharbhai Chavda
86. Junagadh Present MLA Bhikhabhai Joshi
87. Visavadar Present MLA Harshad Ribadiya
88. Keshod Present MLA Devabhai Malam
89. Mangrol Present MLA Babubhai Vaja
90. Somnath Present MLA Vimalbhai Chudasama
91. Talala Present MLA Vacant
92. Kodinar Present MLA Mohanbhai Vala
93. Una Present MLA Punjabhai Vansh
94. Dhari Present MLA J. V. Kakadiya
95. Amreli Present MLA Paresh Dhanani
96. Lathi Present MLA Virjibhai Thummar
97. Savarkundla Present MLA Pratap Dudhat
98. Rajula Present MLA Amarish Der
99. Mahuva Present MLA Raghavbhai Makwana
100. Talaja Present MLA Kanubhai Baraiya
101. Gariadhar Present MLA Keshubhai Nakrani
102. Palitana Present MLA Bhikhabhai Baraiya
103. Bhavnagar Rural Present MLA Parshottam Solanki
104. Bhavnagar East Present MLA Vibhavari Dave
105. Bhavnagar West Present MLA Jitu Vaghani
106. Gadhada Present MLA Pravinbhai Maru
107. Botad Present MLA Saurabh Patel
108. Khambhat Present MLA Mayur Raval
109. Borsad Present MLA Rajendrasinh Parmar
110. Anklav Present MLA Amit Chavda
111. Umreth Present MLA Govind Parmar
112. Anand Present MLA Kantibhai Sodharparmar
113. Petlad Present MLA Niranjan Patel
114. Sojitra Present MLA Punambhai Parmar
115. Matar Present MLA Kesarisinh Solanki
116. Nadiad Present MLA Pankaj Desai
117. Mehmedabad Present MLA Arjunsinh Chauhan
118. Mahudha Present MLA Indrajitsinh Parmar
119. Thasra Present MLA Kanitbhai Parmar
120. Kapadvanj Present MLA Kalabhai Dabhi
121. Balasinor Present MLA Ajitsinh Chauhan
122. Lunawada Present MLA Vacant
123. Santrampur Present MLA Kuberbhai Dindor
124. Shahera Present MLA Jethabhai Ahir
125. Morva Hadaf Present MLA Vacant
126. Godhra Present MLA C.K Raulji
127. Kalol Present MLA Sumanben Chauhan
128. Halol Present MLA Jaydrathsinhji Parmar
129. Fatepura Present MLA Rameshbhai Katara
130. Jhalod Present MLA Bhavesh Katara
131. Limkheda Present MLA Shaileshbhai Bhabhor
132. Dahod Present MLA Vajesing Panada
133. Garbada Present MLA Chandrikaben Bariya
134. Devgadbaria Present MLA Bachubhai Khabad
135. Savli Present MLA Ketan Inamdar
136. Vaghodia Present MLA Madhu Shrivastav
137. Chhota Udaipur Present MLA Mohan Rathwa
138. Jetpur (ST) Present MLA Sukhrambhai Rathwa
139. Sankheda Present MLA Abhesinh Tadvi
140. Dabhoi Present MLA Shailesh Mehta ‘Sotta’
141. Vadodara City Present MLA Manisha Vakil
142. Sayajigunj Present MLA Jitendra Sukhadia
143. Akota Present MLA Seema Mohile
144. Raopura Present MLA Rajendra Trivedi
145. Manjalpur Present MLA Yogesh Patel
146. Padra Present MLA Jashpalsinh Thakor
147. Karjan Present MLA Akshay Patel
148. Nandod Present MLA Premsinhbhai Vasava
149. Dediyapada Present MLA Maheshbhai Vasava
150. Jambusar Present MLA Sanjaybhai Solanki
151. Vagra Present MLA Arunsinh Rana
152. Jhagadia Present MLA Chhotubhai Vasava
153. Bharuch Present MLA Dushyant Patel
154. Ankleshwar Present MLA Ishwarsinh Patel
155. Olpad Present MLA Mukesh Patel
156. Mangrol (ST) Present MLA Ganpat Vasava
157. Mandvi (ST) Present MLA Anandbhai Chaudhari
158. Kamrej Present MLA V. D. Zalavadiya
159. Surat East Present MLA Arvind Rana
160. Surat North Present MLA Kantibhai Balar
161. Varachha Road Present MLA Kumarbhai Kanani
162. Karanj Present MLA Pravinbhai Ghoghari
163. Limbayat Present MLA Sangita Patil
164. Udhna Present MLA Vivek Patel
165. Majura Present MLA Harsh Sanghavi
166. Katargam Present MLA Vinodbhai Moradiya
167. Surat West Present MLA Purnesh Modi
168. Choryasi Present MLA Zankhana Patel
169. Bardoli Present MLA Ishwarbhai Parmar
170. Mahuva (ST) Present MLA Mohanbhai Dhodiya
171. Vyara Present MLA Punabhai Gamit
172. Nizar Present MLA Sunil Gamit
173. Dangs Present MLA Mangalbhai Gavit
174. Jalalpore Present MLA R. C. Patel
175. Navsari Present MLA Piyush Desai
176. Gandevi Present MLA Naresh Patel
177. Vansda Present MLA Anantkumar Patel
178. Dharampur Present MLA Arvind Patel
179. Valsad Present MLA Bharat Patel
180. Pardi Present MLA Kanubhai Desai
181. Kaprada Present MLA Jitubhai Chaudhari
182. Umbergaon Present MLA Rajendra

Number of District 33

Name of the Districts

Ahmedabad
Amreli
Anand
Aravalli
Banaskantha (Palanpur)
Bharuch
Bhavnagar
Botad
Chhota Udepur
Dahod
Dangs (Ahwa)
Devbhoomi Dwarka
Gandhinagar
Gir Somnath
Jamnagar
Junagadh
Kachchh
Kheda (Nadiad)
Mahisagar
Mehsana
Morbi
Narmada (Rajpipla)
Navsari
Panchmahal (Godhra)
Patan
Porbandar
Rajkot
Sabarkantha (Himmatnagar)
Surat
Surendranagar
Tapi (Vyara)
Vadodara
Valsad

Area 196,024 km2
Rank of state by Area 5th
Population(2011) 60,383,628
Literacy rate 79.31%
Types Of Religion Hinduism (88.57%), Islam (9.67%), Jainism (0.96%), Christianity (0.52%), Sikhism (0.10%), Buddhism (0.05%), Others (0.03%), Not stated (0.10%)
Neighbouring States Rajasthan, Maharashtra, MP
Neighbouring Countries Pakistan
Main Language Gujarati
Other Languages Romani, Kutchi, Sindhi
Biggest River Sabarmati
Number of River Sabarmati, Mahi, Narmada, Tapti, Banas, Saraswati, & Damanganda
Number Lake  07 (Hamirsar Lake, Kankaria, Nal Sarovar, Narayan Sarovar, Sardar Sarovar Dam, Thol Lake, Vastrapur Lake)
Coastline 1,600 Km (Arabian Sea)
Number of Beaches 09 (Dumas Beach, Suvali Beach, Umbharat Beach, Dandi Beach, Dabhari beach, Diu Beach, Tithal Beach, Mandavi Beach, Khambhat Beach)
Number of Mountains 09
Agricultural land [Km2]  – –
Forest Land [Km2] 21664.99 Km2
Latitude 23°13′N
Longitude 72°41′E
City & Town Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Gandhidham, Nadiad, Gandhinagar, Godhra
Transport & Communication Road, Railway, Water, Air
AirPorts 14 (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Amreli Airport, Bhavnagar Airport, Bhuj Airport, Dholera International Airport, Jamnagar Airport, Kandla Airport, Keshod Airport, Mehsana Airport, Palanpur Airport, Porbandar Airport, Rajkot Airport, Surat Airport, Vadodara Airport)
International Airports  02 (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Dholera International Airport)
Major Ports Alang, Bhavnagar Port, Hazira Port, Kandla, Mandvi (Surat), Mundra, Mundra Port Coal Terminal, Porbandar, Port of Jakhau, Port of Magdalla, Port of Navlakhi, Port Pipavav, Tuna Port
Length of National Highways 4970.90 Km
Railway Length 5258.49 Km
Major Tourist Places Sardar Sarovar Dam (Narmada), Laxmi Vilas Palace (Vadodara), Somnath Temple, Gir National Park, Hajipir Dargah, Diu, Sabarmati Ashram, Alang, Watson Museum
Legislative Assembly Name Gujarat Vidhaan Sabha (ગુજરાત વિધાનસભા)
Emblem

(Ashoka Stambha)

State Dance Garba
State Anthem Jai Jai Garvi Gujarat
Cuisine The typical Gujarati thali consists of rotli, dal or kadhi, rice, and shaak/sabzi (a dish made up of several different combinations of vegetables and spices, which may be either spicy or sweet)
State Animal Lion
State Bird Greater flamingo
State Flower Marigold
State Fruit Mango
State tree Ficus benghalensis
Sport Cricket, Kabaddi
Number of National Park 04 (Gir Forest National Park, Blackbuck National Park, Marine National Park, Vansda National Park)
Number of Forts 9 (Lakhota Fort, Pavagadh Fort, Uparkot Fort, Dabhoi Fort, Old Fort, Dhoraji Fort, Bhujia Hill Fort, Ilva Durga (ancient fort), Zinzuwada Fort)
Number of Museums 6 (Calico Textile Museum, Sardar Patel Museum, Kite Museum, Vadodara Museum, The Ethnology Museum, Kutchh Museum)
Movie Industry Name Dhollywood or Gollywood
Festivals Holi, Saptak Music Festival, Bhadra Purnima Fair, Shamlaji Fair, Tarnetar Fair, Navratri, Vautha Fair, Madhavrai Fair, Diwali
Website www.gujaratindia.com

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