Gujarat: Cities and Vacations
Who was there
Gujarat is a state in the western region of India.
Towards the north-west of Gujarat is Pakistan. Towards the north and north-east is Rajasthan. Towards the east is Madhya Pradesh. Towards the south are Maharashtra, Diu, Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
The winter season in this state is dry, mild and pleasant and the temperature varies from 12 °C to 29 °C. The summer season is extremely dry and hot and the temperature varies from 29 °C to 41 °C.
From mid-June, the monsoon season begins. Sometimes the rainfall is so heavy that there are severe floods.
As per the 2001 census, the population of this state was 5,06,71,017.
In Gujarat, 89.1 percent people are Hindu, 9.1 percent are Muslim, 1 percent is Jain and 0.1 percent is Sikhs.
A majority of Gujarati Hindus are strictly vegetarian.
Gujarati is the most widely spoken language in this state. Some of the people speak Hindi, Marathi and other languages. In the Kutch district, the prevalent language is Kutchi.