The district of Ahmedabad includes the Ahmedabad city which ranks seventh among the largest cities in India. Ahmedabad is a city that is located centrally in Gujarat which is a state that lies towards the western part of India.
Ahmedabad district also ranks seventh among the most populous districts in India. Ahmedabad is bordered by Gandhinagar and Mehsana in the north, Anand and Kheda in the east, Bhavnagar, Botad and Gulf of Khambhat in the south and the Surendranagar district in the west. Ahmedabad city is the headquarter of the Ahmedabad district.
Major Localities of Ahmedabad City
The main localities of the city of Ahmedabad have been listed below:
Ahmedabad is a city that is popularly called ‘Manchester of the East’ and it is one of the fastest developing and oldest cities in India. The city is found to be fast transforming into world city rather than being a wall city. The city of Ahmedabad covers an area of 205 square kilometers and the location of the city is at an altitude of 55 meters above the level of sea.
The population of the city is over 4 million and the people living in this city have varied economic, occupational and educational background. Ahmedabad is the second planned city of India after the city of Chandigarh and it is only because of this reason that all the major centers, residential colonies and city offices have been maintained and placed very well by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.
The entire city of Ahmedabad is found to be divided into five important regions in order to carry out the process of efficient administration. The main regions of the city of Ahmedabad are South, North, East, West and Central.
Central Ahmedabad is that region of the city which is considered to be the busiest because of the fact that it is the business hub of Ahmedabad. The region comprises of numerous colleges, schools, temples, government offices, and even tourist attractions.
There are a lot of hospitals located in this area in order to meet the medical requirements of people living in Ahmedabad. Central Ahmedabad also accommodates a number of money changers and airline operators. There are a few residential colonies located in the outskirts of Central Ahmedabad and there are a good number of bridges and roads that connect the city to different parts of Gujarat.
Popular Localities of central Ahmedabad
Eastern Ahmedabad is separated by the rest of Ahmedabad by way of a railway line. Eastern Ahmedabad accommodates maximum number of manufacturing and cotton weaving mills. It is most importantly a region that is considered to be industrial and it accommodates various industries.
The Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium is also located in this region and is known to host some of the most important sports events organised in the city of Ahmedabad. Budhibhajan Hanuman Hall, Qutabi Mazar and Shaking Minarates are some of the most famous tourist destinations situated in Eastern Ahmedabad. Different educational institutes, residential colonies and even the Ahmedabad Airport are located in Eastern Ahmedabad.
Popular Localities of Eastern Ahmedabad
The offices of RTO, Gujarat Electiricity Board and several residential colonies are found to be accommodated in North Ahmedabad. Major housing societies in North Ahmedabad include Nirnay Nagar, Meghani Nagar, Sabarmati and Shahibaug. This region is divided into two parts by the Sabarmati River.
Popular Localities of North Ahmedabad
South Ahmedabad accommodates very few residential colonies and lakes like Kankaria Lake and Chandola Lake. These two lakes in South Ahmedabad form important tourist destinations and are found to be visited by thousands of tourists every year.
The South Ahmedabad regions also includes a number of Muslim and Hindu religious shrines and is found to be very well-equipped with major entertainment destinations such as pools, parks and theatres. South Ahmedabad is a region of Ahmedabad city that also possesses its very own railway station. There are well-maintained roads found in this region that connect South Ahmedabad to the rest of Ahmedabad and Gujarat.
Popular Localities of South Ahmedabad
River Sabarmati separates West Ahmedabad from the rest of the city. This region of Ahmedabad consists of a large number of residential houses and colonies. The region is also considered to be important because of its possession of some very reputed colleges.
National Institute of Design and Indian Institute of Management are some renowned educational institutions located in west Ahmedabad. Sardar Patel Stadium is found to be located in this region which is very well connected to the rest of the city by way of a good network of roads. This is a region of Ahmedabad that is primarily residential and it consists of some well-known educational institutes.
Popular Localities of West Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad - The Mega City
Ahmedabad has been popularly declared the mega city of India and it is only because of this reason that the Government of Gujarat tries making additional investments for the proper development of the city. Ahmedabad is a city that has witnessed remarkable development in the field of infrastructure, residential and commercial properties in the recent years.
The city of Ahmedabad is famous not only in India but throughout the world because of the large scale development that has taken place in the city recently and also because of the pace at which the city is growing.