Patan district is a districts of Gujarat state in western India. Patan town is the district headquarters.
Geography of Patan
Geographical area of Patan District is 5600 sq. k.m. In the north and north-west borders there is Banaskantha District and in the south and south-east there is Desert of Kutch and some part of Surendranagar District and in the west there is the border of Kutch district. Besides this, there is Mahesana District situated in the east part of Patan.
Main Rivers : Saraswati, Roopen, Banas, Khari, Pushpanvati are the main rivers of this district.
Latitude of Patan city : 20° 41' to 23° 55' north
Longitude of Patan city : 71° 31' to 72° 20' East
Vanraj Chavda founded the Patan town in 745 AD.He was the prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom.He named the city Anhilpur Patan or "Anhilwad Patan" after his close friend and Prime Minister Anhil shepherd.
Patan is a quaint old town with Jain temples and carved wooden houses. Ranakivav (step-well) and Sahasraling Lake are prime attractions.
Raw materials in Patan District
Raw materials such as cotton, isabgul, fennel, and cowpea are abundantly available in the district.
Sub division in Patan District
In Patan district there is 2 sub division
Talukas in Patan District
Patan District divide into 7 Talukas
Cities and Towns in Patan District
Railway Stations in Patan District
Patan Railway Station
Ranuj Railway Station
Unjha Railway Station
Dhinoj Railway Station
Radhanpur Railway Station
Siddhpur Railway Station
Unawa Aithor Railway Station
Santalpur Railway Station
Bus Stations in Patan District
Patan Bus Station
Chanasma Bus Station
Radhanpur Bus Station
Tourist Place in Patan District
Rani Ki Vav or Queens Step well
Trikam Barot ni Vav
Sahastralinga Talav or tank of a thousand Shiva shrines
Anand Sarovar (Khan Sarovar)
Sheikh Farid no Rojo
Old Kalka Mandir
Jasma Odan ni Deri
Old Mahalaxmi Mandir
Jain Temples in Patan District
Shri Gambhu Teerth
Shri Shankheshwar Teerth
Colleges in Patan District
Government Engineering College Patan
Sevantilal Kantilal School Of Business Management