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The district of Patan is located in northern Gujarat between the Aravalli Range and the Gulf of Khambat. It was founded in 745 A.D by Vanraj Chavda a ruler of of Chavda dynasty. It was under the rule of different Rajput clans till the advent of Muslim rule in India.
Patan had a total population of 11,82,709. The main occupations of the people are agriculture and weaving. The Patola silk sari made here is quite famous. Patan is well connected to the rest of the country by road and rail links.
The places to visit in Patan are the Sahastralinga Talav, a water tank build 1000 years ago, Rani ki Bhav built by Rani Udaymati of Solanki dynasty and a number of Jain temples.
Patan district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. This district is located in northern Gujarat and bounded by Banaskantha district in the north and northeast, Mehsana district in the east and southeast, Surendranagar district in the south and Kutch District and the Kutch nu Nanu Ran (Little Rann of Kutch) in the west. The district occupies an area of 5792 km².
Some of its areas, Harij and Sami, bordering Kutch are quite sensitive as there is no settled population between there and the border of Pakistan even though geographically the border is quite some distance away.
The district is named after Patan, the headquarters of the district. It was one of the ancient and early medieval capitals of Gujarat, described vividly in the novels written by K.M. Munshi. Originally King Vanraj Chavda established this new city and named Anahilpur Patan OR Anhilvad Patan after the name of his very close friend 'Anahil Bharvad' and the pioneer in establishing the state of Patan, the long fought battle against the then ruler from south with help of local tribals, citizens and loyal warriors to his father The king of state Panchasara few kilometers away from Patan today. Later, a number of rulers like Bhimdev, Kumarpal, Siddharaj and Karndev ruled from Patan.
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