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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Anand, Gujarat.
Anand District is an administrative district of Gujarat state in western India. It was carved out of the Kheda district in 1997. Anand is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is bounded by Kheda District to the north, Vadodara District to the east, Ahmedabad District to the west, and the Gulf of Cambay to the south. The district had a population of 1,856,872 of which 27.36% were urban as of 2001. Major towns are Khambhat, Tarapur, Petlad and Sojitra.
According to the 2011 census Anand district has a population of 2,090,276, roughly equal to the nation of Macedonia or the US state of New Mexico. This gives it a ranking of 219th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 711 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,840 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 12.57 %. Anand has a sex ratio of 921 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 85.79 %.
Points of interest
Anand City - Information of Anand District, the Anand Information Site
Anand City - birthplace of Tribhuvandas Patel. - Founder of Anand Milk Union Limited and Cooperative movement.
Amul - Origin of Operation Flood, the White Revolution of India
Extension Education Institute, Anand. - Regional Training Institute for Agricultiral Extension Functionaries of government lines Departments. Dr. A C Patel (Extension Education Institute, Anand)