Ahmedabad District comprises the city of Ahmedabad, in the central part of the state of Gujarat in western India. It is the seventh largest city and seventh most populous district in India (out of 640).
Ahmedabad district was a part of Bombay Presidency encompassing several subdivisions.
Ahmedabad District is surrounded by Mehsana and Gandhinagar districts to the north, Kheda and Anand Districts to the east, the Gulf of Khambhat (Gulf of Cambay), Botad and Bhavnagar districts to the south, and Surendranagar district to the west. Its headquarters is the city of Ahmedabad.
Ahmedabad District is divided into ten talukas.
Acharya Hemachandra (1089–1172) Jain polymath. Born in Dhandhuka.