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Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad, is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.
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Ahmedabad district

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It is the administrative headquarter of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court.
Ahmedabad District comprises the city of Ahmedabad, in the central part of the state of Gujarat in western India.

Gujarat

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Ahmedabad, also known as Amdavad, is the largest city and former capital of the Indian state of Gujarat.
Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad.

List of cities in India by population

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Ahmedabad's population of 5,633,927 (as per 2011 population census) makes it the fifth most populous city in India, and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh most populous in India.

Gandhinagar

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Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, 30 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, which is its twin city.
Gandhinagar is located approximately 23 km north of Ahmedabad, on the west central point of the Industrial corridor between Delhi, the political capital of India, and Mumbai, the financial capital of India.

Historic City of Ahmadabad

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In July 2017, the Historic City of Ahmadabad or Old Ahmadabad, was declared as India's first UNESCO World Heritage City.
The Historic City of Ahmadabad or Old Ahmedabad, the walled city of Ahmedabad in India, was founded by Ahmad Shah I of Gujarat Sultanate in 1411.

Vadodara

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During the period of Maratha Empire governance, the city became the centre of a conflict between the Peshwa of Poona and the Gaekwad of Baroda.
Vadodara (formerly known as Baroda) is the third-largest city in the Western Indian state of Gujarat, after Ahmedabad and Surat.

Sardar Patel Stadium

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Cricket is a popular sport in Ahmedabad, which houses the 54,000-seat Sardar Patel Stadium.
Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium (Motera Stadium) is one of the premier cricket stadiums of India in the Motera locality of Ahmedabad.

High Court of Gujarat

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It is the administrative headquarter of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court.
The seat of the court is Ahmedabad.

Shahibaug

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The Mughal ruler Shahjahan spent the prime of his life in the city, sponsoring the construction of the Moti Shahi Mahal in Shahibaug.
Shahibaug is a locality of the city of Ahmedabad.

Ashaval

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The area around Ahmedabad has been inhabited since the 11th century, when it was known as Ashaval.
Ashaval is first name of Ahmedabad.

2008 Ahmedabad bombings

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The 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, a series of seventeen bomb blasts, killed and injured several people.
The 2008 Ahmedabad bombings were a series of 21 bomb blasts that hit Ahmedabad, India, on 26 July 2008, within a span of 70 minutes.

Paldi

The Indian independence movement developed roots in the city when Mahatma Gandhi established two ashrams – the Kochrab Ashram near Paldi in 1915 and the Satyagraha Ashram (now Sabarmati Ashram) on the banks of the Sabarmati in 1917 – which would become centres of nationalist activities.
Paldi is an affluent area located in South Western Ahmedabad, India.

Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering

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The 1974 Nav Nirman agitation – a protest against a 20% hike in the hostel food fees at the L.D. College of Engineering in Ahmedabad – snowballed into a movement to remove Chimanbhai Patel, then chief minister of Gujarat.
Lalbhai Dalpatbhai College of Engineering (LDCE or LD), located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

2002 Gujarat riots

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The following year, a three-day period of violence between Hindus and Muslims in the western Indian state of Gujarat, known as the 2002 Gujarat riots, spread to Ahmedabad; refugee camps were set up around the city.
Following the initial incident there were further outbreaks of violence in Ahmedabad for three months; statewide, there were further outbreaks of violence against the minority Muslim population for the next year.

Gates of Ahmedabad

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In 1487, Mahmud Begada, the grandson of Ahmed Shah, fortified the city with an outer wall 10 km in circumference and consisting of twelve gates, 189 bastions and over 6,000 battlements.
The Darwaja or Gates of Ahmedabad were built during different times starting from 1411 as the entrances to the walled city of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Gujarat Sultanate

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However, by the earlier 15th century, the local governor Zafar Khan Muzaffar established his independence from the Delhi Sultanate and crowned himself Sultan of Gujarat as Muzaffar Shah I, thereby founding the Muzaffarid dynasty.
The next sultan, his grandson Ahmad Shah I founded the new capital Ahmedabad in 1411.

Sabarmati Ashram

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The Indian independence movement developed roots in the city when Mahatma Gandhi established two ashrams – the Kochrab Ashram near Paldi in 1915 and the Satyagraha Ashram (now Sabarmati Ashram) on the banks of the Sabarmati in 1917 – which would become centres of nationalist activities.
Sabarmati Ashram (also known as Gandhi Ashram, Harijan Ashram, or Satyagraha Ashram) is located in the Sabarmati suburb of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, adjoining the Ashram Road, on the banks of the River Sabarmati, four miles from the town hall.

Ahmad Shah I

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This area finally came under the control of his grandson Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1411 A.D. who while at the banks of Sabarmati liked the forested area for a new capital city and laid the foundation of a new walled city near Karnavati and named it Ahmedabad after the four saints in the area by the name Ahmed.
After a few days Ahmed Shah sent for and forgave Moid-ud-dín, and returned to Asáwal (future Ahmedabad).

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial

Sardar Patel Memorial
The Mughal ruler Shahjahan spent the prime of his life in the city, sponsoring the construction of the Moti Shahi Mahal in Shahibaug.
The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial is a museum and exhibition centre dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Moti Shahi Mahal, located in Shahibaug, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, near Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad.

Dholka

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Solanki rule lasted until the 13th century, when Gujarat came under the control of the Vaghela dynasty of Dholka.
It is the headquarters of Dholka Taluka, and is 48 km by road via National Highway 8A southwest of the city of Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad Stock Exchange

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It is the second largest producer of cotton in India, and its stock exchange is the country's second oldest.
The Ahmedabad Stock Exchange (ASE) is the second oldest exchange of India located in the city of Ahmedabad in the Eastern part of the country.

Smart Cities Mission

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Ahmedabad has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Government of Indias flagship Smart Cities Mission.

Kankaria Lake

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Three lakes lie within the city's limits—Kankaria, Vastrapur and Chandola.
Kankaria Lake, formerly known as Hauj-e-Qutb, is the second largest lake in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

Maninagar

Kankaria, in the neighbourhood of Maninagar, is an artificial lake developed by the Sultan of Gujarat, Kutb-ud-din, in 1451.
Maninagar is an area of Ahmedabad city, Gujarat, India.

Ahmedabad Cantonment

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Ahmedabad Cantonment provides residential zones for Indian Army officials.
Ahmedabad Cantonment is situated between Ahmedabad city and Gandhinagar in the state of Gujarat in India.