Ahmedabad is the most populous city in the state of Gujarat, India. It is the administrative seat of Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. Ahmedabad's population is 5,570,585 (according to 2011 census) making it the fifth most populous city in India and the population of the surrounding metropolitan area is estimated at 6,357,693 as the most populous city seventh people. Ahmedabad is located near the banks of the Sabarmati River, 25 km (16 mi) from the Gujarat capital Gandhinagar, also known as the twin city. Ahmedabad has become an important economic and industrial center in India. It is the second largest cotton producer in India, hence it is known as the "Manchester of India" along with Kanpur. The Ahmedabad Stock Exchange (before closing in 2018) is the second oldest in the country. Cricket is a popular sport in Ahmedabad; a newly built stadium, called Narendra Modi Stadium, in Motera can accommodate 132,000 spectators, making it the largest stadium in the world. The world-class Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave is currently under construction and when completed it will be one of the largest Sports Centers (Sports Cities) in India. The effects of the liberalization of the Indian economy have pushed the city's economy towards third sector activities such as trade, media and construction. Ahmedabad's growing population has led to an increase in construction and housing industries, which has led to the development of skyscrapers. In 2010, Ahmedabad was ranked third in Forbes' list of fastest growing cities of the decade. In 2012, Times of India selected Ahmedabad as the best city to live in India. Metro Ahmedabad's Gross Domestic Product is estimated to reach $80 billion by 2020. In 2020, Ahmedabad is ranked as the third best city in India to live in according to the Comfort of Life Index. In July 2022, Time magazine included Ahmedabad in the list of 50 most amazing places in the world in 2022. Ahmedabad has been selected as one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Indian government's Leading Smart Cities mission. In July 2017, the historic city of Ahmedabad, or Old Ahmedabad, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage City. The city is home to the world's first Swaminarayan Mandir, located in the Kalupur district of the old city of Ahmedabad. Find and hire a top agency or company for your next big project related to Digital Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Market Research, PR, Email Marketing, Mobile App Development, Web Design, Web application development, Media Planning and many more in India and other countries on AgencyNetwork.