HANSOT is a beautiful village in Bharuch district in the state of
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.
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
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.
Although not that popular on
an international or even regional level, it is the home of people known as
Hansotis. Hansoti people are found today all around the
world. Although a small village, almost every house has at least one member who resides and
earns his living outside Hansot.
is also a Taluka. Taluka means Jurisdiction. So, several areas come
under Hansot Taluka. The following table show the Villages/areas
that come under Hansot Taluka.
|Hansot Taluka I
|Hansot Taluka II