Gujarat is located on the western coast of Indian Peninsula and shares borders with Pakistan and the state of Rajasthan to the north east. To the east lie Madhya Pradesh and the union territories of Dadra, Diu, Nagar Haveli and the state of Maharashtra to the south. The latitude and the longitude are 23.00 N and 72.00 E respectively. It has a coastline of 1,659 kms and the Kachch region of Ranns. The total area of Gujarat is 1, 96,027 square kilometer and comprises of forest land, degraded land under plantation crops, grazing land, mining industrial wastelands. It is the seventh largest state in area and has 26 districts.
Last Updated on : 27 September 2012