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CHARACTERISTICS OF SOILS OF DIFFERENT REGIONS OF GUJARAT STATE
 
GUJARAT STATE – AN OVERVIEW

  • Situated on the west coast of India.
  • Total geographical area 1,96,000 sq.kms.
  • Coastal length over 1600 kms. One third of the coastal length of India.
  • Cultivable area 1,24,000 sq.km. – two third of total area of the State.
  • Over 65,000 sq.kms. of land can not be supplied irrigation water even after completion of Narmada Project.
  • 17 river basins in Gujarat main land, 71 river basins in Saurashtra region and 97 river basins in Kachchh region.
 
Here the Gujarat State divided in four regions and describe the soil physical condition.