Location in Gujarat, India
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Patdi is a town and former princely state on the Saurashtra peninsula in Gujarat, western India.
Patdi used to be an estate in prant of Eastern Kathiawar.
The main business of Patdi is salt production and related products. It provides a salt transportation channel to India. Patdi provides the best market for the consumer needs of neighbouring villages. It also provides a farmers' market and cotton processing units.
The town is located 90 km west of Ahmedabad in Ahmedabad district with a population of approximately 20,000. Ahmedabad International Airport is the nearest airport, located 90 km away. Patdi has a lesser frequency of train connections. The nearest station having enough trains is Viramgam (30 km).
Patdi town is on the edge of Little Rann of Kachchh, the inner fort of Patdi, which is secured by dip water and city suburbs. Patdi is also known for its Surajmalji highschool.
Due to the neighbouring "Desert", the climate is dry but not much different from other parts of Gujarat. Patdi was the first state in India which had electricity by private rajwadas.