Often known as ‘Rangilu Rajkot’(Colourful Rajkot), Rajkot is a city located in the western state of Gujarat. It is the fourth-largest city in the state and is known for its rich cultural heritage, traditional handicrafts, and mouth-watering cuisine. The city has a blend of old-world charm and modern amenities, with beautiful palaces, temples, and gardens, as well as shopping malls, restaurants, and hotels. Rajkot is also home to several educational institutions and is known as an educational hub in the region. It is also known for its contribution to the Indian freedom struggle, with the famous Salt Satyagraha being initiated from here by Mahatma Gandhi. The place is also known for its remarkable bangles and one-of-a-kind and colorful Bandhani Sarees and Dupattas.
The Rangilu Rajkot can be visited anytime during the year although the preferred time is during the winter season. During this time the temperature remains between 22°C to 10°C.
The main language spoken in Rajkot is Gujarati. However, many people also speak Hindi and English.
The distance between Rajkot and Ahmedabad is nearly 215 km.
According to the 2011 Indian census, the population of Rajkot is approximately 1.39 million.