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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Dwarka is a city and a municipality in Jamnagar district in the state of Gujarat, India. Dwarka is rated as one of the seven most ancient cities in the country. The legendary city of Dvaraka in Hindu mythology was the dwelling place of Krishna. It is believed that, due to damage and destruction by the sea, Dvaraka has submerged six times and modern Dwarka is the 7th city to be built in the area.
 
It is located in the Jamnagar District of Gujarat. It is on the mouth of the Gomti River into Gulf of Kutch. The city lies in the westernmost part of India. As of 2001 India census, Dwarka had a population of 33,614 inhabitants. The males constitute 53 percent of the population and females 47 percent. Dwarka has an average literacy rate of 64 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 72 percent and, female literacy is 55 percent.
 
The places of interest are Nageshwar Temple, Dwarka a famous Shiva temple and one among the 12 Jyotirlingas, Shree Swaminarayan Temple Dwarka and Rukmini Hrid collection of 7 ponds, Brahma kund and Bet Dwarka.

Dwarka is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in India worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of India.

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