Botad district

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Botad District
District of Gujarat
Location in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat
Country India
State Gujarat
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Botad District (Gujarati: બોટાદ જિલ્લો) is a district of the state of Gujarat, India. It was created on 15 August 2013 from the southwestern part of Ahmedabad District and the northwestern part of Bhavnagar District.[1][2] Botad city is the administrative headquarters of the district.

This district is surrounded by Bhavnagar District to the southeast, Surendranagar District to the north and northwest, Amreli District to the southwest, Ahmedabad District to the northeast and Rajkot District to the west.[2]

Botad District consists of four talukas:[2]

  1. Botad,
  2. Gadhada,
  3. Barvala,
  4. Ranpur


The district had a population of 652,556 according to the 2011 census, with an area of 2,564 square kilometres (990 sq mi) and a population density of 255 per square kilometre.[citation needed]

Notes and references

  1. Kapil, Dave (14 August 2013). "7 new districts to start functioning from Independence Day". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 15 April 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Maps of Gujarat's new 7 districts and changes in existing districts". Desh Gujarat. 13 August 2013. Archived from the original on 16 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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