Information about Gujarat

State Information
ISO Code GJ
Vehicle Code GJ
Capital Gandhinagar
Largest City Ahmedabad
Formation Date May 1, 1960 (57 years ago)
Population 60,439,692
Area 196,024 km2
Official Languages Gujarati
Other Official Languages
Information about the name Gujarat
Name in State Language ગુજરાત (Gujarati)
Meaning of the name Land of "Gurjars"
Additional Information The Gurjars, who ruled the area around the 8th century.
Information about Chief Minister of Gujarat
Name of the Chief Minister Vijay Rupani
Chief Minister since Aug 7, 2016 (1 year ago)
Party Name Bharatiya Janata Party
Information about Governor of Gujarat
Name of the Governor Om Prakash Kohli
Governor since Jul 16, 2014 (3 years ago)