About District

Porbandar district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. The district covers an area of 2,316 km². It had a population of 5,85,449 of which 48.77% were urban as of 2011 census.

This district was carved out of Junagadh District. It lies on the Kathiawar peninsula. Porbandar city is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is surrounded by Jamnagar district and Devboomi Dwarka to the north, Junagadh district and Rajkot district to the east and the Arabian Sea to the west and south.