History of Botad

Botad District is situated in Saurastra which is newly made from Bhavnagar and Ahmedabad District of Gujarat State. The administrative headquarter of the district is Botad which is about92 km from Bhavnagar and 133 km From Ahmedabad by road distance.

Botad District is surrounded by Surendranagar District to the northeast, Rajkot districts to the west, Bhavnagar and Amareli to the south and Ahmedabad District to the East.

The Sukhbhadar River flows on northern border of Botad district in Ranpur taluka.The Kalubhar River flows on southern part of Botad district in Gadhada taluka.The district is situated between 71E latitude and 22 N latitude &42 E longitudes to 10N longitudes. The total area of the district is 2564 .Kalubhar,Sukhbhadar,Ghelo,Utavali,Goma are main rivers in the district.

District has a population of 6.52 lac as per last census-2011. District is divided in 2 Revenue Sub-Divisions & 4 Talukas. There are 3 Municipalities in the District.