Tapi district

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Tapi district
district
Location of district in Gujarat
Location of district in Gujarat
Country India
StateGujarat
HeadquartersVyara
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationGJ 26
Websitegujaratindia.com

Tapi district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India.It has 7 talukas Vyara, Songadh, Nijhar, Valod, Uchhal, Dolavan, Kukarmund. . Vyara town is the district headquarters. The district was formed in 2007 out of some talukas that were separated from Surat district.[1]

As of 2011, 90.15% of the district's population is rural and 84.2% of its population is scheduled tribes.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Tapi district has a population of 806,489,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Comoros[4] or the US state of South Dakota.[5] This gives it a ranking of 484th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 234 inhabitants per square kilometre (610/sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.07%.[3] Tapi has a sex ratio of 1004 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 69.23%.[3]

People from the Tapi district[edit]

Tourism[edit]

The District shares Purna Wildlife Sanctuary with the Districts of Dang and Nandurbar, the latter of which is in Maharashtra. The sanctuary is a part of the Dangs' Forest.[7][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Tapi". Government of Gujarat.
  2. ^ "Tapi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011". Census 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Comoros 794,683 July 2011 est.
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. South Dakota 814,180
  6. ^ Mohan, Sarala Jag, Chapter 4: "Twentieth-Century Gujarati Literature" (Google books link), in Natarajan, Nalini, and Emanuel Sampath Nelson, editors, Handbook of Twentieth-century Literatures of India, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1996, ISBN 978-0-313-28778-7, retrieved December 10, 2008
  7. ^ "Mahal Eco Campsite". Gujarat Tourism. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  8. ^ Significant bird records and local extinctions in Purna and Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuaries, Gujarat, India-PRANAV TRIVEDI and V. C. SONI

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Coordinates: 21°07′N 73°24′E / 21.12°N 73.4°E / 21.12; 73.4