Mahisagar district

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Mahisagar district
district
Location in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat
Coordinates: 23°07′59″N 73°37′00″E / 23.133°N 73.6167°E / 23.133; 73.6167Coordinates: 23°07′59″N 73°37′00″E / 23.133°N 73.6167°E / 23.133; 73.6167
Country India
StateGujarat
Established15 August 2013
Named forMahi River
Government
 • TypeDistrict Panchayat
Area
 • Total2,260.64 km2 (872.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total994,624
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
389230
Telephone code+912674
Vehicle registrationGJ-35
Websitehttps://mahisagar.gujarat.gov.in/

Mahisagar district is a district in the state of Gujarat in India that came into being on 26 January 2013, becoming the 28th district of the state. The district has been carved out of the Panchmahal district and the Kheda district. District Name Mahisagar given from "Mahi River".[1] Lunawada is the district headquarters of Mahisagar. It started its operation in full-fledged from 15 August 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mahisagar now a district in Gujarat". DNA. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.