Located in the southern part of Gujarat formerly part of Surat district. On 27 September 2007, the district of Surat was bifurcated into two new districts by Government, viz. Surat district with its headquarters at Surat and Tapi district with its headquarters at Vyara. The newly constituted Tapi district consists of five talukas viz. Valod, Vyara, Songadh, Uchchal, Nizar . Tapi district are known for dense forests with a major production of bamboos. Key tourist destinations:Fort Songadh, Gaumukh, Dosvada Dam, Hindustan Bridge, Tapi River and Ukai Dam.
The district consists of five talukas. These are: Valod, Vyara, Songadh, Uchchhal and Nizar. This district is located in south Gujarat east of surat district shares border with Nandurbar district of Maharashtra.