Banas Kantha District index

Official Website : http://banaskantha.gujarat.gov.in

Headquarters : Palanpur
State : Gujarat

Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
Total : 10743
Rural : 10544.75
Urban : 198.25

Population (Census 2011)
Population : 3120506
Rural : 2705591
Urban : 414915
Male : 1610379
Female : 1510127
Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 males) : 938
Density (Total, Persons per sq km) : 290

Official language : Gujarathi

Helplines :
District Helpline 02742-1077
Commissioner of Rescue & Relief 1070
District EOCs Helpline No +91 2742-250627
Disaster Management Control Room 02742-250627
Fire Department, Palanpur 02742-258351, 250699, 257372
Fire Department, Deesa 02744-222333, 221900
Fire Department, Tharad 02737-223101, 222065
Fire Department, Dhanera 02748-222142
Fire Department, Bhabhar 02735-222052, 222133
Fire Department, Kankrej-Thara 02747-222036
Fire Department, Ambaji Mandir Trust 02749-262136, 262008
Fire Department,HPCL,Chandisar 02742-283733, 283732
Police 100
Ambulance 108
Animal Emergency 1962

Population (Census 2010) :
In 2011, Banaskantha had population of 3,120,506

Click on the following link to download district statistics as per NITI Ayog website

Brief About Banas Kantha District
Banas Kantha is a district in Northeast of Gujarat state of India

Geography and Political Facts
The administrative headquarters of this district is Palanpur.
Banas Kantha has a population of near 20 lakhs in its 10,751 sq. km. area.
Banaskantha borders with Rajasthan state in the North, Sabarkantha district in East, Kutch district in South and Patan and Mehsana district in the South.
In the year 2000 parts of this district were broken off for the formation of Patan district.

Other details
Famous Ambaji temple in Ambaji, is at the foot of Aravalli mountains near the mouth of Saraswati river.

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