Himmatnagar is a district headquarters, and talukas Prantij and Talod are major industrial locations in Sabarkantha
Focus Industry Sectors – Agriculture, ceramics,chemicals and milk processing
Tourist Destinations – Idar, Polo Forests, Vijaynagar
Key raw materials such as groundnut, cotton, clay,oilseeds and tobacco are abundantly present in Sabarkantha.
The district comprises 7 Talukas. It is spread across an area of 7390 km2. It has a gender ratio of 947 females per 1000 men, and the literacy rate for the district is 67.31%.
It falls under Sesmic Zone 3
In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Sabarkantha one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the six districts in Gujarat currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
Sabarkantha district has following eight talukas :
According to the 2011 census Sabarkantha district has a population of 2,427,346, roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait or the US state of New Mexico. This gives it a ranking of 183rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 328 inhabitants per square kilometre (850 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 16.56%. Sabarkantha has a sex ratio of 950 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 76.6%.
Umashankar Joshi (1911–1988) Writer and scholar. Born in Bamna.
- Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme". National Institute of Rural Development. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Kuwait 2,595,62"
- "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "New Mexico - 2,059,179"
- Bharat Yagnik (20 May 2012). "Gujarat village that puts metros to shame" (in English). The Times of India.
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