Dang or Dangs is a district in the state of Gujarat in India. Ahwa is the administrative headquarters of this district.
Geography of Dangs
To the north and west side of Dang lies Surat and Navsari districts of Gujarat whereas to its east and south side are the districts of the Maharastra state.Dangs district covers 1,760 sq km area.
Main Rivers : Purva and Ambica, are the two major rivers of the Dang. The other rivers are Khapri, Gira and Ghoghal. All the rivers are flowing into the Arabian Sea.
Latitude of Dangs city : 20.39 degree to 21.5 degree North
Longitude of Dangs city : 72.29 degree to 73.51 degree East
About Dangs District
Dangs was known as “Dakaranya or Dandak” during the period of Ramayana, and this is why its folksongs are filled with stories of Ram and Sita. Girmal, Waghai, Saputara, and Mahal are the major towns of the district
Cities and Towns in Dangs District
Bus Stations in Dangs District
Ahwa Bus Station
Saputara Bus Station
Waghai Bus Station
Tourist Place in Dangs District
The Fort of Roop Gadh (Kalibel)
Naladana Dev (Borakhal)
Sunset point - Ahava
Shiv temple (Chikhli)
The Forest of Mahalkot - Mahal
Shabarimata Praishtha at Subir
Gira Falls(Girmal Shingana)
Botanical Garden (Vadhai)
Waterfalls in Dangs District
Economy of Dangs District
Agriculture is the main activity of this district. Dangs district is gradually emerging into an agro processing and tourism hub. Rich wildlife, gardens, ropeway, sunrise point and echo point are some of the main tourist attractions in Dangs.
Major Crops of Dangs District
Maize, Rice, Groundnuts, Nagli (raggi), Euphorbia,etc. are the major cultivation of this land. Wheat, Black Gram, Udad, etc .