Rajkot is the 4th largest city in the state of Gujarat, India. Rajkot is the 28th urban agglomeration in India, with a population more than 1.43 million as on 2008.
Rajkot is ranked 22nd in The world's fastest growing cities and urban areas.
Rajkot is a city of Gujarat state in India and administrative headquarters of the Rajkot District, located on the banks of the Aji River and Nyari River. Rajkot was the capital of the then Saurashtra state from 15 April 1948 to 31 October 1956 before merging in bilingual Bombay State on 1 November 1956. Rajkot was merged into Gujarat State from bilingual Bombay state on May 1, 1960.
Rajkot is situated in the middle of Saurashtra. Sea about 200 km away but there is hot summer in the city with temperature more than 40 to 45 degree Celsius some times. In the winter temperature is almost between 10 to 20 degree Celsius. Except some occasions, winter is generally pleasant but summer may be some times terrific. Rain season starts around 20th to 30th June and ends almost in October.
Places to Visit:
Rotary Dolls Museum,Lal Pari Lake,Watson Museum,Aji Dam Garden,Rampara Wildlife Sanctuary,Green Chowk,
By Air :-Rajkot is well linked with other cities.
By Rail :-Rajkot is directly connected to major towns.
By Road :-Mumbai -798kms,Ahmedabad -218kms,Junagarh -98kms,Jamnagar - 86kms,Dwaraka -238kms, Porbander -178kms,Bhavnagar -165kms,Sasangir -155kms.
Best time to Visit:From October to May.