Rajkot (Hindi राजकोट) is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. The fourth largest city in the state, after Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodara. Rajkot forms the 35th largest urban agglomeration of India with a population of more than 1.28 million people (2012). Rajkot is one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The administrative center of Rajkot County. Located 245 km west of the state capital - the city of Gandhinagar on the banks of the rivers Adji and Niari.