Surat City Map

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Surat is located on the southern bank of Tapi River in Gujarat. It is well-connected to all parts of India. Surat has attracted merchants and traders due to its seaports from ancient times. A tourist delight, Surat is home to finely carved mosques, Parsi agiaries, European tombs and colonial houses. This city is commonly known as the city of flyovers due to the presence of a large number of flyovers.

Surat is one of the most prosperous cities of the country. After the decline of the textile industry of Mumbai and Ahmedabad in the 1970's, Surat has become the major city in the textile industry in the country. Surat is also called as the DREAM (Diamond Research And Mercantile) city as it is a major hub of Diamond cutting and polishing in India. It is commonly known as the commercial centre of textile and diamonds.

Surat also has remarkable archeological sites. It is the third cleanest city in India, according to the Indian Ministry of Urban Development. This city also comes on the list of twenty Indian cities which are selected to be developed as a smart city under PM Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission. Also, Surat is the first smart IT city in India which is being constituted by the Microsoft CityNext Initiative. The initiative is tied up with IT services majors Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro.

Places to visit:

1. Hajira
2. Sardar Patel Museum
3. Dumas Beach
4. Dutch Garden
5. Science Centre
6. Tithal Beach
7. Dandi
8. Swaminarayan Temple
9. ISKCON Temple
10. Ambika Niketan Temple
11. Bardoli
12. Suvali Beach
13. Vansada National Park
14. Chintamani Jain Temple
15. Ubharat Beach
16. Chopatti, Jawahar Lal Nehru Garden
17. Clock Tower
18. Heritage Square
19. Dutch Cemetery
20. English Cemetery

How to reach:

By Air:

Surat has its own airport named Surat International Airport. The airport is situated around 12 kilometres away from the centre of the city. Surat has direct flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad etc.

By Rail:

Surat is well-connected to many parts of the country through the Indian railways. It is one of the most important junctions in the state of Gujarat. It is extremely accessible to western and northern parts of India. Double-decker train connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad also passes through Surat. Eastern and Southern parts can also be easily accessed from Surat through Rail.

By Road:

The city is well-connected to National Highway 8 through a 16 kilometre connector highway. One can easily take private buses or local buses to reach this city. Cabs can also be hired to reach Surat.

Surat City Information

Area326.515 km2 (126.068 sq mi)
Population7573733 as Census January 2011
Population Density1337/ as Census January 2011
LanguageGujarati, Sindhi, Hindi, Marwadi, Marathi, Telugu
Official LanguagesHindi, English
Literacy Rate86.65% as Census January 2011
Sex Ratio787/1000
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code395008
Area code261
Lat Long21.1700° N, 72.8300° E
ReligionHinduism, Islam, Jainism
FestivalsNavratri, Diwali and Ganesh Chaturth, Chandi Padvo, Makar sakranti, Sharad Purnima
Sister CitiesSingapore, Singapore
UniversitySardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Sarvajanik College of Engineering and Technology (SCET), C K Pithawala College of Engineering and Technology (CKPCET), Bhagwan Mahavir College of Engineering and Technology
SportsCB Patel international stadium, VNSGU's University ground, Pithawala Cricket stadium, Tennis Club, Surat City Gymkhana and Rander Gymkhana (RG)
AirportSurat Airport
Railway StationST/Surat (4) Railway Station
Tourist AttractionsBlues Adventures, The Chintamani Jain Temple, Dutch Garden, The Surat Fort, Vansda National Park, Vansda National Park, The Dutch Cemetery
Nearby Tourist AttractionsShoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Purna Wildlife Sanctuary, Hazira, Dandi
Popular ThingsSaputara, Wilson Hills, Gaurav Path, The Dutch Cemetery
Notable PeopleVirji Vora, Hasmukh bhai parekh, Tulsi Tanti, Prachi Desai, Roma Navani, Pradeep Kumar
National HighwayNH-6,8

Last Updated on : December 18, 2019

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