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Government of Gujarat
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Director of Municipalities
As per the population census done in 1991, Gujarat comes at the second place with 37.67% urban population as far as urbanization is concerned. Going by the growth of the population in cities, by 2011 it will be 50%.
After 74 th Constitutional Amendment there is a visible growth in the number of municipalities. Before 1994 there were 62 Municipalities in Gujarat. Right now the number is 141.
As per population the classification of municipalities is given below:
No. Category
Number of Municipality
As per 1991 census As per 2001 census
01 A - Class (population more than 1 lac)
02 B - Class (population from 50,000 to 1 lac ) 31 33
03 C - Class (population from 25,000 to 50,000) 44 45
04 D - Class (population from 15,000 to 25,000) 57 63
TOTAL 141 159
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