Ahwa

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Ahwa
town
Ahwa is located in Gujarat
Ahwa
Ahwa
Location in Gujarat, India
Ahwa is located in India
Ahwa
Ahwa
Ahwa (India)
Coordinates: 20°45′0″N 73°41′0″E / 20.75000°N 73.68333°E / 20.75000; 73.68333Coordinates: 20°45′0″N 73°41′0″E / 20.75000°N 73.68333°E / 20.75000; 73.68333
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Dang
Population (2011)
 • Total 228,291
Languages
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 394710
Vehicle registration GJ-30
Website gujaratindia.com

Ahwa is the headquarters of Dang District in the state of Gujarat, in India.[1] It is situated about 1800 feet above the sea level. The whole district, inhabited by the tribal people, is a hilly area covered with thick forest. Poisonous snakes from here are sent to the Haffkine Institute, Bombay, for preparing injections.[2]

Ahwa was selected as the headquarter of the Dang by James Outram before 1857.[2]

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  1. ^ Significant bird records and local extinctions in Purna and Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuaries, Gujarat, India-PRANAV TRIVEDI and V. C. SONI
  2. ^ a b G. D. Patel, ed. (1971). Gazetteer of India: Dangs District. Ahmedabad: Directorate of Government Print., Stationery and Publications. pp. 497–498.