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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.
 
Gandhinagar pronunciation is the capital of Gujarat State, India. It is one out of the three planned cities of India. It is located on the banks of the River Sabarmati, the city is the administrative centre of Gandhinagar District. The population of the city was 195,891 inhabitants in the year 2001. In 1960, the Indian state of Bombay was split into two states Maharashtra and Gujarat. Ahmedabad was selected to be the first capital of Gujarat. It was proposed that a new capital city be constructed for the state on the lines of the other two planned cities of India Chandigarh and Bhubaneshwar.
 
As of 2001 India census, Gandhinagar had a population of 195,891 inhabitants. The males constitute 53 percent of the population and females 47 percent. Gandhinagar has an average literacy rate of 78 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 82 percent, and female literacy is 73 percent. In Gandhinagar, 11 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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