Ahmedabad is the largest city and former capital of Gujarat. It was known as Manchester of India due to the textile mills located in the city. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of Gujarat High Court. It has a population of more than 7.8 million making it the 6th largest city and 7th largest metropolitan area of India.
Ahmedabad is located at the banks of Sabarmati River. Ahmedabad has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India. It is the largest producer of cotton in India and the stock exchange in Ahmedabad is the second oldest exchange in the country. Ahmedabad is famous for the Gandhi Ashram, home of Mahatma Gandhi.
Indian Institute of Management, ISRO, National Institute of Design, CEPT are some of the famous and prestigious Institutes of India.Ahmedabad is also known as a city of festivals. Here all the festivals are celebrated with fervour and velour. It is also a hub for some of the most well-known architectural buildings by Le Corbusier and Charles Correa.