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Hansot is located in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°35′0″N 72°48′0″E / 21.58333°N 72.80000°E / 21.58333; 72.80000Coordinates: 21°35′0″N 72°48′0″E / 21.58333°N 72.80000°E / 21.58333; 72.80000
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Bharuch
 • Total 12,525
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 912646
Nearest city Ankleshwar
Lok Sabha constituency Bharuch
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vagra
Website hansot.com

Hansot is a village in Bharuch district, Gujarat, India, used to be called as "Hansnagri" during the British Era is situated about 15 miles (24 km) south west of Bharuch on the south bank of the Narmada River.[1] The village and the surrounding taluka were acquired by the British in 1775, returned to the local princely rulers in 1783 and finally incorporated into the Broach district of the Bombay Presidency in 1803.[1]

Hansot was once a small village known as Hansnagari. Soon, it grew into a town. Now it stands as a Taluka with a population of about fifteen thousand of which six thousand are Muslims.

It has modern amenities including Electricity, Telephone, Bus Station, Primary and Higher Secondary Schools, Hospitals, libraries, etc. It has two main communities - Muslims and Hindus.

Farming is the main occupation and a large number of people migrate to find jobs. Since Narmada river is near, Hansot is also famous for its Fish in Bharuch District.

It is located around 20 km from where the Narmada river merges with the Arabian sea. It is the largest Village between Surat and Ankleshwar. Ankleshwar is located 20 km. West from Hansot (Ankleshwar is Asia's largest industrial estate, and one of 190 industrial complexes in Gujarat's "Golden Corridor." The Golden Corridor, so called because of the money brought by rapid development, is an industrial belt running from Vapi at the southern end of Gujarat to Mahesana, about 270 miles to the North). Surat city is 51 km. West from Hansot.

Hansot is also a Taluka consisting of 52 villages. Taluka means Jurisdiction. So, several areas come under Hansot Taluka.



  1. ^ a b "Hansot", Imperial Gazetteer of India 13, Oxford: Clarendon, 1908, pp. 25–26 .
  2. ^ "Hansot.com - About Hansot",   Missing or empty |title= (help).

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Times of India
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:11:15 -0700

Once it is ready, a six-lane bridge over the barrage will connect Dahej and Hansot. The distance between Hazira and Dahej will be cut by 24 km and the nagging traffic problems on the Bharuch-Ankleshwar-Surat stretch will also be reduced considerably," ...
Times of India
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:17:45 -0700

The researchers in their report titled 'Development of Bioshield for Coastal Central Gujarat' have mapped the six sites, which include two sites in Dahej special economic zone (SEZ), one site at Kanthiyajal village in Hansot taluka of Bharuch district ...
Times of India
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:40:21 -0800

Around 75 villagers had arrived from his native Hansot and Amroli in Gujarat. Each heart ached from having lost the smiling figure dressed in familiar kurta-pyjama, wearing a simple watch with black strap and grasping two mobile phones in one hand ...
Daily News & Analysis
Fri, 02 Dec 2011 03:54:13 -0800

Talking about PPP mode in the project, he said, "There will be six-lane road on the 10-km-long barrage, which will connect Hansot and Dahej. Nearly 20000 vehicles will pass from the barrage, as it will reduce the distance between Hansot and Dahej.".
Times of India
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:13:26 -0700

The main state highways connecting various taluka places like Rajpardi to Jhagadia, Ankleshwar to Hansot and Amod to Jambusar of Bharuch districts were cut off. Due to heavy rain in Vadodara and Karjan region Bhukhi river passing through Derol ...
Times of India
Wed, 22 May 2013 21:30:00 -0700

SURAT: At least 10,000 farmers of Kim, Kadodara, Kosamba, Tadkeswar and Hansot in Surat and Bharuch districts are worried following a breach in Kakrapar canal near Vareh river. This could lead to reduction in supply of 2400 cusecs of water given daily ...
Times of India
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 10:43:51 -0700

Bhadbhut has recently been in news over the government's decision to build a barrage on Narmada. The barrage is to be built from Bhadbhut to Hansot. The government proposes to build a weir-cum-road project that would have an 18.5 km six-lane road and ...
Times of India
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:47:37 -0700

BHARUCH: A major breakage in Ukai Canal near Nandpor village of Mandvi taluka has badly hit water supply in six talukas of Bharuch and Surat districts. The industries of Ankleshwar, Panoli and Olpad have been also asked to curtail the water supply by ...

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