List of districts of Gujarat

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Districts of Gujarat (ગુજરાત)

The Indian state of Gujarat has 33 districts.[1]

History[edit]

1960[edit]

Gujarat state was created in 1960 out of the 17 northern districts of Bombay State.

They are as follow: Ahmedabad, Amreli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Dang, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Kachchh, Mehsana, Panchmahal, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Surat, Surendranagar, and Vadodara.

1964[edit]

In 1964 Gandhinagar was formed from parts of Ahmedabad

1966[edit]

In 1966 Valsad was split from Surat.

1997[edit]

On 2 October 1997, five new district were created:

2000[edit]

In 2000 Patan District was formed from parts of Banaskantha and Mehsana.

2007[edit]

On 2 October 2007, Tapi was split from Surat, as the state's 26th district.

2013[edit]

On August 15, 2013, seven new districts were created:[2]

List[edit]

Total Districts Dist Dist Headquarter Population
2001 Census[3]
Population
2011 Census[3]
Area (km²) Density ( per km²)
2011
Formation Date
AH Ahmedabad Ahmedabad 5,673,090 7,045,313 7,170 983
AM Amreli Amreli 1,393,295 1,513,614 6,760 224
AN Anand Anand 1,856,712 2,090,276 2,942 711 1997
AR Aravalli Modasa 908,797 1,039,918 3,217 323 2013
BK Banaskantha Palanpur 2,502,843 3,116,045 12,703 245
BR Bharuch Bharuch 1,370,104 1,550,822 6,524 238
BV Bhavnagar Bhavnagar 2,065,492 2,393,272 8,334 287
Botad Botad 547,567 656,005 2,564 256 2013
Chhota Udaipur Chhota Udaipur 909,799 1,071,831 3,237 331 2013
DA Dahod Dahod 1,635,374 2,126,558 3,642 583 1997
DG Dang Ahwa 186,712 226,769 1,764 129
Devbhoomi Dwarka Khambhalia 623,091 752,484 5,684 132 2013
GA Gandhinagar Gandhinagar 1,334,731 1,387,478 2163 641 1964
Gir Somnath Veraval 1,059,675 1,217,477 3,754 324 2013
JA Jamnagar Jamnagar 1,281,187 1,407,635 8,441 167
JU Junagadh Junagadh 1,388,498 1,525,605 5,092 300
KA Kutch Bhuj 1,526,321 2,090,313 45,652 46
KH Kheda Nadiad 1,806,929 2,053,769 3,667 560
MH Mahisagar Lunavada 861,562 994,624 2,500 398 2013
MA Mehsana Mehsana 1,837,696 2,027,727 4,386 419
Morbi Morbi 825,301 960,329 4,871 197 2013
NR Narmada Rajpipla 514,083 590,379 2,749 215 1997
NV Navsari Navsari 1,229,250 1,330,711 2,211 602 1997
PM Panchmahal Godhra 1,381,002 1,642,268 3,272 502
PA Patan Patan 1,181,941 1,342,746 5,738 234 2000
PO Porbandar Porbandar 536,854 586,062 2,294 255 1997
RA Rajkot Rajkot 2,488,885 3,015,229 7,550 399
SK Sabarkantha Himmatnagar 1,173,734 1,388,671 4,173 333
ST Surat Surat 4,996,391 6,079,231 4,418 1,337
SN Surendranagar Surendranagar 1,370,843 1,585,268 9,271 171
TA Tapi Vyara 719,634 806,489 3,249 248 2007
VD Vadodara Vadodara 2,732,003 3,093,795 4,312 718
VL Valsad Valsad 1,410,680 1,703,068 3,034 561 1966

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave, Kapil (7 October 2012). "Next Republic Day, Gujarat will be bigger...". The Indian Express. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.narendramodi.in/promises-delivered-gujarat-cabinet-approves-creation- of-7-new-districts-and-22-new-talukas/
  3. ^ a b "Ranking of Districts by Population Size, 2001 and 2011". 2011 census of India. Government of India. Retrieved 3 May 2012.