Ahmedabad Cantonment

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Ahmedabad Cantonment
Ahmedabad Cantonment is located in Gujarat
Ahmedabad Cantonment
Ahmedabad Cantonment
Location in Gujarat, India
Ahmedabad Cantonment is located in India
Ahmedabad Cantonment
Ahmedabad Cantonment
Ahmedabad Cantonment (India)
Coordinates: 23°02′52″N 72°36′36″E / 23.04768°N 72.609871°E / 23.04768; 72.609871Coordinates: 23°02′52″N 72°36′36″E / 23.04768°N 72.609871°E / 23.04768; 72.609871
Country India
Founded bySir J. Malcolm
 • Total14,713
 • OfficialGujarati, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationGJ

Ahmedabad Cantonment is situated between Ahmedabad city and Gandhinagar in the state of Gujarat in India.[1]


The cantonment site was chosen by Sir J. Malcolm in 1830.[2]


As of 2001 India census,[3] Ahmedabad Cantonment had a population of 14,713. Males constitute 60% of the population and females 40%. Ahmedabad Cantonment has an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 65% of the males and 35% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Directorate General Defence Estates". Retrieved 10 March 2016.
  2. ^ Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency: Ahmedabad. Government Central Press. 1879. p. 284.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.