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Banaskantha district is made up of the region situated on the banks of the river Banas. The region is spread on 23-33 to 24-45 north latitude and 71-03 to 73-02 east longtiude. In this way it is located in the north western part of Gujarat. Marwad and Sirohina of Rajasthan State are situated on the north of the district. Sabarkantha district on the east, Mehsana district on the south and Patan is situated on the west of the district. Next to the desert is the border of Pakistan.
Banaskantha district has strategic importance when its borders are considered. Being a border district of Gujarat state the issues of this district are important from the military point of view and so demand attention.

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