Aravalli district is a district in the state of Gujarat that came into being on August 15, 2013, becoming the 29th district of the state. The district has been carved out of the Sabarkantha district. The district headquarters are at Modasa.
Banaskantha is one among the thirty-three districts of the Gujarat state of India. The administrative headquarters of the district is at Palanpur which is also its largest city. The district is located in the Northeast of Gujarat and is presumably named after the West Banas River which runs through the valley between Mount Abu and Aravalli Mountain Ranges, flowing to the plains of Gujarat in this region and towards the Rann of Kutch. The district is famous for the Ambaji temple and the Balaram temple, which draw many tourists.
Gandhinagar district is an administrative division of Gujarat, whose headquarters are at Gandhinagar, the state capital. It was organized in 1964.
Mehsana district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. Mehsana city is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district has a population of over 18 lakhs and an area of over 4,500 square km. There are over 600 villages in this district. It had a population of 1,837,892 of which 22.40% were urban as of 2001.
Patan district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. This district is located in northern Gujarat and bounded by Banaskantha district in the north and northeast, Mehsana district in the east and southeast, Surendranagar district in the south and Kutch District and Little Rann of Kutch in the west. The district occupies an area of 5740 square kilometers.
Sabarkantha District is a district in Northeast of Gujarat. This district is popular for the agro based farms. The main attraction of Sabarkantha District is the Idar Fort. Idar is an ancient fort, known as 'Ilva Durga' and finds mention in Mahabharata and in the travelogue of the Rathore Rajputs in the Mahi Kantha agency at the time of British East India Company. It is a classic example of a naturally protected hill fort, located at the southern edge of the Aravalli Mountain Range. At the foothill, lay the ruins of an old palace, a fine specimen of architecture in stone with delicately carved balconies. The entry to Idar town is through a three storied clock tower cum entrance gate, with a huge arch and semi circular dome at the top. The road, with a colourful bazaar on both sides, leads to the tower and ends at the foothills of Idar fort.
(Last Updated on : 19-01-2017)
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