Mahisagar district

Mahisagar district
મહીસાગર જિલ્લો

Location in Gujarat
Coordinates: 23°07′59″N 73°37′00″E / 23.133°N 73.6167°E / 23.133; 73.6167Coordinates: 23°07′59″N 73°37′00″E / 23.133°N 73.6167°E / 23.133; 73.6167
Country  India
State Gujarat
Established 26 January 2013
Named for Mahi River
  Type District Panchayat
  Total 2,260.64 km2 (872.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 994,624
  Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
  Official Gujarati, Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 388255
Telephone code +912690
Vehicle registration GJ-35

Mahisagar district – also Mahisagar – (Gujarati: મહીસાગર જિલ્લો) is a district in the state of Gujarat in India that came into being on 26 January 2013, becoming the 28th district of the state. The district has been carved out of the Panchmahal district and the Kheda district. District Name Mahisagar given from "Mahi River".[1]

Lunawada is the district headquarters of Mahisagar. It started its operation in full-fledged from 15 August 2013.


Mahisagar district consist of 6 talukas:

  1. Balasinor
  2. Lunavada
  3. Kadana
  4. Virpur
  5. Santrampur
  6. Khanpur


  1. "Mahisagar now a district in Gujarat". DNA. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
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