Banaskantha is one among the thirty-three districts of the Gujarat state of India. The administrative headquarters of the district is at Palanpur which is also its largest city. The District is situated between 23.33 to 24.45 north latitude and 72.15 to 73.87 east longitude. The district is located in the Northeast of Gujarat and is presumably named after the West Banas River which runs through the valley between Mount Abu and Aravalli Range, flowing to the plains of Gujarat in this region and towards the Rann of Kutch. The district is famous for the Ambaji temple which draw many tourists.
Geographically Banaskantha shares its borders with Rajasthan state in the North, Sabarkantha district in East Read More