Ranip

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Ranip
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Area
Ranip is located in Gujarat
Ranip
Ranip
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 23°04′39″N 72°34′36″E / 23.077492°N 72.576675°E / 23.077492; 72.576675Coordinates: 23°04′39″N 72°34′36″E / 23.077492°N 72.576675°E / 23.077492; 72.576675
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Ahmedabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 187,573
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 382480

Ranip is a neighbourhood in Ahmedabad in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Ranip had a population of 87,573. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Ranip has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85%, and female literacy is 78%. In Ranip, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. Ranip is divided into two parts in last 10 year with new development near the Kaligam village which called New Ranip with sign of new development of residential colonies.

History[edit]

Ranip was a village like part of Ahmedabad city till 70's In fact it was like a village nearby Ahmedabad till the new 132 feet ring road was developed. Ranip get isolated in monsoon when there were heavy rains. Then, different infrastructure companies started investing in it and building new apartments and housing. Now it is in the centre of the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.