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Sabarkantha District

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Sabarkantha is a district in Northeast of Gujarat state of India.GeographyThe administrative headquarters of the district is Himatnagar, about 80 km from Ahmedabad.Sabarkantha District is bounded by Rajasthan state to the northeast, Banaskantha and Mehsana districts to the west, Gandhinagar to the south and Aravalli District to the South - East.Himmatnagar is a district headquarters, and talukas Prantij and Talod are major industrial locations in SabarkanthaFocus Industry Sectors – Agriculture, ceramics, chemicals and milk processingTourist Destinations – Idar, Polo Forests, VijaynagarKey raw materials such as groundnut, cotton, clay, oilseeds and tobacco are abundantly present in Sabarkantha.The district comprises 7 Talukas. It is spread across an area of 7390 km2. It has a gender ratio of 950 females per 1000 men, and the literacy rate for the district is 76.6%.It falls under Sesmic Zone 3HistoryDuring the Western Satrap rule, the region was known as Shwabhra (શ્વભ્ર). The region is under rule of Satrap Rudradama in 150 A.D. as indicated in Ashoka's Major Rock Edicts at Junagadh. The river of the region is named as Shwabhravati which is now known as Sabarmati river. The region is also named in auxiliary text Gaṇapāṭha of Pāṇini's grammar work, Aṣṭādhyāyī.
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