1. March 2020
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Rajkot is a city in the state of Gujarat in Western India.

Rajkot is the ninth-cleanest city of India, and is the 22th-fastest-growing city in the world as of July 2019. The city contains the administrative headquarters of the Rajkot District, 245 km from the state capital Gandhinagar, and is located on the banks of the Aji and Nyari rivers. Rajkot was the capital of the Saurashtra State from 15 April 1948 to 31 October 1956, before its merger with Bombay State on 1 November 1956. Rajkot was reincorporated into Gujarat State from 1 May 1960. Rajkot has been under different rulers since it was founded. It has had a long history and had a significant influence in the Indian independence movement. Rajkot was home to many personalities like Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Rajkot is in a transition period of growing cultural, industrial and economical activities. Rajkot is the 26th largest city of India and the 22th fastest growing urban area of the world. Rajkot was the capital of the then Saurashtra state from 15 April 1948 to 31 October 1956 before merging in bilingual Bombay State on 1 November 1956.

1,400,000 people
Safe tap water:
No, contaminated
Internet speed:
3 Mbps
Best wireless carrier:
Best coffee:
Cafe Coffee Day
Cashless society:
No, cash only (esp. for foreigners)
Best taxi app:
102, 108, 112
Fire department:
101, 112
100, 112


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