Ahmedabad is a big city in West India. It is the largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat and the seventh-largest city in India. Its population (amount of people living in it) is almost 5.1 million (5,100,000).[1] The river Sabarmati goes through it. Ahmedabad has a famous industry for textiles (clothes), which is why it is also called "the Manchester of the East."[2]


  1. "India: metropolitan areas". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2006-03-04.
  2. A. Srivathsan (2006-06-23). "Manchester of the east". Young World. The Hindu. Retrieved 2006-07-30.

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