45,700,000 in India (2001 census). Population total all countries: 46,636,510.
Mainly Gujarat state except northwest and east, both shores, Gulf of Khambhat; Maharashtra state: Nandubar and Nashil districts; Rajasthan state: Jalor and Sirohi districts; Daman and Diu state.
2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in West Bengal State; union territories Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu (1950, Constitution, Schedule VIII).
Gamadia (Ahmedabad Gamadia, Anawla, Brathela, Charotari, Eastern Broach Gujarati, Gramya, Patani, Patidari, Surati, Vadodari), Kakari, Kathiyawadi (Bhawnagari, Gohilwadi, Holadi, Jhalawadi, Sorathi), Kharwa, Parsi, Standard Gujarati (Mumbai Gujarati, Nagari, Patnuli, Saurashtra Standard), Tarimuki (Ghisadi). Memoni ethnic group reportedly speak a Kachchi [kfr] variety.
Hindu, Muslim (Sunni).