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'''Sabarkantha''' is a district in Northeast of {{wp|Gujarat}} state of {{wp|India}}.
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'''Sabarkantha''' is a district in Northeast of [[Wikipedia:Gujarat|Gujarat]] state of [[India|India]].
   
 
==Geography and political facts==
 
==Geography and political facts==
The administrative headquarters of the {{wp|district}} is {{wp|Himmatnagar}}, about 80 km from {{wp|Ahmedabad}}. Sabarkantha District has a population of 2,082,531 of which 10.81% were urban as of 2001. [http://www.censusindiamaps.net/page/India_WhizMap/IndiaMap.htm] It covers an area of 7,390 km&sup2;.
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The administrative headquarters of the [[Wikipedia:district|district]] is [[Wikipedia:Himmatnagar|Himmatnagar]], about 80 km from [[Wikipedia:Ahmedabad|Ahmedabad]]. Sabarkantha District has a population of 2,082,531 of which 10.81% were urban as of 2001. [http://www.censusindiamaps.net/page/India_WhizMap/IndiaMap.htm] It covers an area of 7,390 km&sup2;.
   
Sabarkantha District is bounded by {{wp|Rajasthan}} state to the northeast, {{wp|Banaskantha}} and {{wp|Mehsana}} districts to the west, {{wp|Gandhinagar District|Gandhinagar}} and {{wp|Kheda}} districts to the south and {{wp|Panchmahal District}} to the east.
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Sabarkantha District is bounded by [[Wikipedia:Rajasthan|Rajasthan]] state to the northeast, [[Wikipedia:Banaskantha|Banaskantha]] and [[Wikipedia:Mehsana|Mehsana]] districts to the west, [[Wikipedia:Gandhinagar District|Gandhinagar]] and [[Wikipedia:Kheda|Kheda]] districts to the south and [[Wikipedia:Panchmahal District|Panchmahal District]] to the east.
   
 
==Towns==
 
==Towns==
 
The major towns in ''Sabarkantha'' are:
 
The major towns in ''Sabarkantha'' are:
*{{wp|Akrund}}
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*[[Wikipedia:Akrund|Akrund]]
*{{wp|Himmatnagar}}
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*[[Wikipedia:Himmatnagar|Himmatnagar]]
*{{wp|Idar}} - ancient fort
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*[[Wikipedia:Idar|Idar]] - ancient fort
*{{wp|Shamlaji}} - pilgrim center
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*[[Wikipedia:Shamlaji|Shamlaji]] - pilgrim center
*{{wp|Khedbrahma}} - pilgrim center
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*[[Wikipedia:Khedbrahma|Khedbrahma]] - pilgrim center
*{{wp|Modasa}}
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*[[Wikipedia:Modasa|Modasa]]
*{{wp|Dhansura}}
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*[[Wikipedia:Dhansura|Dhansura]]
*{{wp|Meghraj}}
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*[[Wikipedia:Meghraj|Meghraj]]
   
   

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Districts of Northern Gujarat

Sabarkantha is a district in Northeast of Gujarat state of India.

Geography and political facts

The administrative headquarters of the district is Himmatnagar, about 80 km from Ahmedabad. Sabarkantha District has a population of 2,082,531 of which 10.81% were urban as of 2001. [1] It covers an area of 7,390 km².

Sabarkantha District is bounded by Rajasthan state to the northeast, Banaskantha and Mehsana districts to the west, Gandhinagar and Kheda districts to the south and Panchmahal District to the east.

Towns

The major towns in Sabarkantha are:



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