Surat is a district in the state of Gujarat India and Surat city as the administrative headquarters of this district.
Geography of Surat
Surat is bordered by the districts of Bharuch and Narmada in the north side, Navsari and Dang in the south side and the Gulf of Cambay in the west side. Geographical area of Surat district is 7,657 sq. km.
Latitude of Surat city : 21 degrees, 11.7 minutes North
Longitude of Surat city : 72 degrees, 49.2 minutes East
About Surat District
Surat was the primary port of India during the Mughal period, a distinction it lost to Bombay during the British Raj. Surat has been an important trading center since ancient times. The existence of this city can be traced back to the Vedic age. Its medieval name was Suryapur. The name, Surat, was used by the Muslim rulers or it may be derived from Persian 'Bunder-e Khoobsurat' (beautiful port).
Talukas in Surat District
Surat District divide into 9 Talukas
Cities and Towns in Surat District
Railway Stations in Surat District
Bardoli Railway Station
Madhi Railway Station
Udhna Junction Railway Station
Kim Railway Station
Sayan Railway Station
Vyara Railway Station
Kosamba Junction Railway Station
Surat Railway Station
Bus Stations in Surat District
Adajan Bus Station
Surat Bus Station
Vyara Bus Station
Tourist Place in Surat District
Shri Siddhanatha Mahadeva Temple
The Chintamani Jain Temple
Jawaharlal Nehru Garden
Sardar Patel Museum
Vansda National Park
The Dutch Cemetery
Universities in Surat District
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology
Veer Narmad South Gujarat University
Colleges in Surat District
Government Engineering College, Surat
Metas Adventist College
C K Pithawala College of Engineering and Technology
Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat
Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET)
Shri Chhotalal Nagindas Kothari Homeopathic Medical College, Surat
Bhagwan Mahavir College of Engineering and Technology.
Economy of Surat District
Surat is known for diamonds, textiles and recently for diamond-studded gold jewellery manufacturing. Real Estate is a new emerging business in Surat.
Major Crops of Surat District
Cotton, paddy, sugarcane, and fruits are the main crops of .Surat District .