Gir somnath district was carved out from junagadh district as one of the new seven district in August 2013. Head quarter of the district is at veraval. Gir somnath district is located in saurastra region of Gujarat and surrounded by the Arabian sea to its
south. The district is devided in to six talukas, Veraval, Una, Kodinar, Sutrapada, Talala and newly formed Gir gadhada, Gir somnath is very famous for somnath Temple, first jyotirlinga of lord shiva among the tweleve jyotirlinga of India and Gir Sanctuary,
only abode to Asiiatic lion..