Ahmedabad Cantonment

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Ahmedabad Cantonment
city
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
StateGujarat
DistrictAhmedabad
Founded bySir J. Malcolm
Population
 (2001)
 • Total14,713
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationGJ
Websitegujaratindia.com

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

History[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  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.