Gujarat is one of the state of the western coast of India with a coastline of 1,600 km, It is the 5th largest Indian state by area and the 9th largest state by population. It is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Daman and Diu to the south, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Gandhinagar is the state capital city. The Gujarati speaking people of India are indigenous to the state. The economy of Gujarat is the fifth-largest state economy in India with 13.14 lakh crore in GDP and a per capita GDP of 174,000.
Gujarati is the official language of Gujarat. It is native to the state, and is its main language. About 49 million people speak Gujarati, making it the 26th most-spoken native language in the world. Along with Romani, Kutchi, and Sindhi, it is amongst the most western of Indo-Aryan languages.
Unfavourable climatic conditions, salinity of soil and water, and rocky terrain have hampered Gujarat’s agricultural activities, but the sector has remained a major component of the state’s economy, employing about half the workforce. Wheat, millet, rice, and sorghum are the primary food crops, with rice production being concentrated in the wetter areas. Principal cash crops include cotton, oilseeds, tobacco, and sugarcane.
Gujarat State Symbols
Gujarat State Government have revealed two symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, tell concerning its wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal and Bird.
Gujarat State Animal
Scientific Name: Panthera leo persica
Gujarat State Bird
Scientific Name: Phoenicopterus roseus