Sabarkantha District is situated in North Eastern part of Gujarat State. The administrative headquarters of the district is Himatnagar, about 80 km from Ahmedabad.
Sabarkantha District is surrounded by Rajasthan state to the northeast, Banaskantha and Mehsana districts to the west, Gandhinagar to the south and Aravalli District to the South – East.
Sabarmati River flows on western border of Sabarkantha district. The district is situated between 23.03 N latitude and 24.30 N latitude & 74.43 E longitudes to 73.39 E longitudes. The “Tropic of Cancer” passes through Sabarkantha district. The total area of the district is 5390 Sq.km. North – Eastern part of the district is covered by the rows of “Aravalli” hills. Sabarmati, Meshwo, Vatrak, Hathmati, Mazum, Vaidi, Harnav, Khari are main rivers in the district.
District has a population of 14,73,673 as per last census 2011. District is divided in 4 Revenue Sub-Divisions & 8 Talukas. There are 6 Municipalities in the District. Poshina, Khedbrahma & Vijaynagar Talukas are mainly tribal Talukas. These Talukas are hilly and forest areas. Remaining Talukas are mainly flat areas. Patel’s & Darbar’s are major groups of communities in the district. However Dungari garasiya is the dominant community among tribal’s.
Punsari, a small village in the district was selected as the best village in Gujarat.