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Ahmadabad, or Ahmedabad (pop. 2,800,000), capital of the state of Gujarat in northwest India, situated on the Sabarmati River, north of Bombay. One of the largest and most important cities of India in Mogul times, Ahmadabad was ceded to the British in 1818. The modern city is an important trade center, particularly for cotton textiles, and a railway junction.

See also: India.

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