(Last Updated on : 10-06-2019)
Districts of Gujarat include 33 districts which are now developing. Gujarat
is an Indian state that has a coastline of 1,600 km, mostly on the Kathiawar
peninsula, with a population of more than 60 million. Gandhinagar
is the capital of Gujarat, whereas Ahmedabad
is the largest city
. The state is amongst the most industrialised states in the country and has the fastest growing economy. The GDP of the state is double the national average. Situated on the western part of India, Gujarat is well known for its handicrafts
, historical monuments
, mouth-watering delicacies, wildlife sanctuaries and also as the major industrial
and commercial state of India
. The state has as many as four national parks
and eleven sanctuaries
The Districts of Gujarat
The 33 districts of Gujarat have been discussed below in brief:
: It is the commercial and cultural
thread of Gujarat.
: It is situated in central India and it is the hub of textile
industries in the country and was earlier known as the Manchester of India.
: It is a major industrial district of Gujarat with its pharmaceutical, glass
and fertilizer industries
: It is the producer of important crops like groundnut, cotton
: It is famous for zari work and cutting and polishing of diamonds
: The largest milk
cooperative of Asia, the Amul
Dairy is located in this district.
: It is largely dependent on agriculture
and the main crops
grown here are bajra, jowar
and cotton. The nearby attractions of the district are Sasan Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
, Khodiyar mandir
and Pipavav port
: It has a rich deposit of marble quarries and copper
. This town is famous for developing India's diamond industry and trade
: It is a fourth major cotton producing district in Gujarat and is one of the oldest towns of the state.
: It is an ideal tourist destination and the major attractions are Gandhi Smriti, Takhteshwar Temple
, Velavadar National Park
, Barton Library and Museum
, Sri Ghogha Teerth, Mahuva Teerth
: It covers an area of 5,300 sq km, with the headquarters at Dahod.
: It is covered with vast stretches of forest reserves which are dominated by the tribal communities
. Mahal Bardipara wildlife sanctuary and the spectacular Gira Waterfalls
are suitable short excursion sites in the district.
: It is renowned for Gujarat's traditional handicraft
Bhandej or Bandhani. One of the sacred pilgrim centres
of the Hindus
comes under the jurisdiction of this district. The main crops grown in the district are groundnut and jowar.
: It is an idyllic tourist destination
with its Buddhist caves
, rock edicts of Emperor Ashoka
, ancient forts
, Jami mosque
, and step wells.
: It is known as the land of the golden leaf because it is a major tobacco
growing district of Gujarat. Lasundra, a small town of the district is famous for its hot springs.
: It is the biggest district of Gujarat covering an area of 45,652 sq km with its administrative headquarters in the town of Bhuj
. The major attractions in the district include the Aina Mahal
, Sharad Baugh palace
, the Royal Cenotaphs Chattris, the Kutch museum
and the Ethnology museum.
: It covers an area of 9,027 sq km. with its administrative headquarters in Mehsana town. The district is dotted with a number of temples and the important ones are the Modhera Sun temple
, Becharaji temple and the Hatkeswar temple
t: It is located in the southern part of Gujarat with its administrative headquarters in Rajpipla.
: The district, with its headquarters at Navsari is spread over an area of 2,209 sq km.
: It is located in the eastern part of Gujarat with the district headquarters at Godhra.
: It is situated on the banks of the Saraswati river
and the prime attractions of the district are Ranakivav (step-well) and Sahasraling Lake.
: It is based on agriculture as well as industries. Cement industry
industry are the two major industries and the main crops grown here are cotton, groundnut, bajra, gram, wheat
, and jowar.
: It has its headquarters at Himmatnagar. Shamlaji
a small town of the district is a famous pilgrim centre.
: It is a major cotton growing area in Gujarat. The other crops grown here are bajra, jowar and groundnut.
: This district shares its border
with the state of Maharashtra
and the district headquarters is in the town of Vyara.
: An important industry of the district is salt making as the place is connected with Gandhi
's Salt Satyagraha
The district has been carved out of the Sabarkantha district. Its headquarters are at Modasa.
It was created from the southwestern part of Ahmedabad District and the northwestern part of Bhavnagar District. Botad consists of four talukas- Botad
, Gadhada, Barvala and Ranpur. Botad city is the administrative headquarters of the district.
Chhota Udaipur District
: This tribal dominated district was carved out of the Vadodara district with its headquarters at Chhota Udaipur town.
Devbhumi Dwarka District:
This district is located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Kutch. Its headquarters are located in Jamkhambhaliya. It was carved out of Jamnagar District.
Gir Somnath District:
It is located on the southern portion of the Kathiwar peninsula with its headquarters at Veravai. The Gir Forest
of this district is the abode of many wildlife creatures including lions, deer
, and monkeys
. Asiatic Lions
can only be found here.
The district has been carved out of Panchmahal District and Kheda District. It has been named after the Mahi River
. Lunawada is the district headquarters of Mahisagar.
Morbi city is the district headquaerters. It has five talukas naming Morbi, Maliya, Tankara, Wankaner and Halvad