Tapi district

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Tapi district
Location of district in Gujarat
Location of district in Gujarat
Country  India
State Gujarat
Headquarters Vyara
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GJ 26
Website gujaratindia.com

Tapi district (Gujarati: તાપી જિલ્લો) is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. Vyara town is the district headquarters.


According to the 2011 census Tapi district has a population of 806,489,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Comoros[2] or the US state of South Dakota.[3] This gives it a ranking of 484th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 234 inhabitants per square kilometre (610/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.07%.[1] Tapi has a sex ratio of 1004 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 69.23%.[1]

People from the Tapi district[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.[5][6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Comoros 794,683 July 2011 est. 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. South Dakota 814,180 
  4. ^ 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
  5. ^ "Mahal Eco Campsite". Gujarat Tourism. Retrieved 2017-01-25. 
  6. ^ 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