Gir Somnath District is a district of Gujarat, India. It is located on the southern corner of the Kathiawar peninsula with its headquarters at the town of Veraval. Veraval has a population around 3.5 lacs. The Gir Forest is a home of many wildlife creatures including lions, deer, and monkeys. Asiatic Lions can be only be found in the Gir Forest.
Gir somnath is very famous for somnath Temple, first jyotirlinga of lord shiva among the tweleve jyotirlinga of India and Gir Sanctuary, only abode to Asiiatic lion.
Talala Gir is Famous for its "KESAR MANGO", Siddi’s folk dance "Dhamal and Gir national park and Sanctuary". Siddi people who are originally from the south Africa are found in Jambur village, also known as Mini Africa of India.
Sutrapada is a coastal taluka of Gir somnath district. This place is known for GHCL plant, largest " Soda ash" producing company in the world. Gujarat Siddhi cement manufacturing plant is also located in the taluka.
Gir Gadhada is the newly formed taluka of the district. It has been curved out from Una taluka in August 2013. Famous Tulsi shyam, temple of Lord Krishna is situated in this taluka.
Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)
See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217