Mahisagar district

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Mahisagar district
મહીસાગર જિલ્લો
district
Location in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat
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Country  India
State Gujarat
Established 26 January 2013
Named for Mahi River
Government
 • Type District Panchayat
Area
 • Total 2,260.64 km2 (872.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 994,624
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 388255
Telephone code +912690
Vehicle registration GJ-35
Website http://mahisagar.gujarat.gov.in/

Mahisagar district – also Mahisagar – (Gujarati: મહીસાગર જિલ્લો) 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 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.

Talukas

Mahisagar district consist of 6 talukas:
1. Balasinor
2. Lunavada
3. Kadana
4. Virpur
5. Santrampur
6. Khanpur

References

  1. "Mahisagar now a district in Gujarat". DNA. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>