Saurashtra, and some part of it also known as Sorath or , is a peninsular region of , , located on the Arabian Sea coast. It covers about a third of state, notably 11 districts of Gujarat, including Rajkot District.
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is the fourth-largest city in the state of , India, after , and and is in the centre of the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Photo: Apoorvjani, CC BY 3.0.

, the Jewel of Kathiawar, is a coastal city on the Gulf of Kutch, in the state of , . Photo: Rangilo Gujarati, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a historical city in , in the west of , on the Arabian Sea. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the Saurashtran peninsula of , , known as an industrial hub excelling in salt and jewellery production, and is associated with Mahatma Gandhi, who went to university here. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a city in Saurashtra in . It is the historical birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, and the mythical birthplace of Sudama, the childhood friend of the Hindu god Krishna. Photo: Dn9ahx, Public domain.

and Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Sasan-Gir, is a wildlife sanctuary and protected forest area in , . Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city and a municipality of in the state of in northwestern India. Photo: Scalebelow, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Veraval-Somnath is a city on the west coast of in the Junagadh district in the state of . Photo: JediPro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

a city and a municipality in the Saurashtra region of , 50 km south-west of city. Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the state of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Dudhrej wadhwn is a municipality in in the Indian state of . mainly Dudhrej municipality is directly connected with city and wadhwan municipality.

is a city and tehsil in the Rajkot district of the state of , India.

at Velavadar is situated near Vallabhipur in the District of state. Photo: Panchasarakrutarth, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an island in the Marine National Park, Arabian Sea. Photo: Viralmvora, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Island is located south of , , and is connected to the mainland by bridges and a ferry. Photo: Hshook, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
22.31° or 22° 18' 36" north
Longitude of center
71.78° or 71° 46' 48" east

Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Саўраштра
  • Breton: Timbroù Soruth
  • Catalan: Regió de Saurashtra
  • Chinese: 卡提亚瓦半岛
  • Chinese: 卡提瓦半岛
  • Chinese: 卡提阿瓦半岛
  • Chinese: 索拉什特拉
  • Chinese: 索拉什特拉地区
  • Chinese: 索拉什特拉地區
  • Dutch: Saurashtra
  • Finnish: Saurashtra
  • French: Saurashtra
  • Gujarati: કાઠિયાવાડ
  • Gujarati: સૌરાષ્ટ્ર
  • Hebrew: סאורשטרה
  • Hindi: सौराष्ट्र
  • Italian: Saurashtra
  • Italian: Saurastra
  • Japanese: サウラーシュトラ
  • Kannada: ಸೌರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ
  • Latin: Kathiawar/Saurashtra
  • Malayalam: സൗരാഷ്ട്ര
  • Marathi: काठियावाड
  • Marathi: काठेवाड
  • Marathi: सोरठ
  • Marathi: सौराष्ट्र
  • Portuguese: Saurashtra
  • Russian: Саураштра
  • Russian: Соратх
  • Sanskrit: सौराष्ट्रम्
  • Serbo-Croatian: Saurashtra
  • Spanish: Región de Saurastra
  • Spanish: Saurastra
  • Swedish: Saurashtra
  • Tamil: சௌராட்டிரதேசம்
  • Tamil: சௌராட்டிர நாடு
  • Ukrainian: Саураштра
  • Urdu: سوراشٹر
  • Urdu: سورشٹرا
  • Western Panjabi: سوراشٹر

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