It is about 25 km south of the district headquarter Navsari. In addition to having Parsi settlements, and the tasty bakery goods that are a natural consequence, it is also a center for the forest produce of Dang (the neighbouring district). It is an important railway junction for travel to Saputara. It is a minor port, and has some lovely sights by the river Ambika.
How to get there
By road: Surat lies 234 km from Ahmedabad, 131km from Vadodara, and 297 km from Mumbai. Bus stations, both ST and private, are on the eastern edge of the city.
By rail: Train stations are also on the eastern edge of the city.
By air: Various domestic flights connecting metros and other major cities are operational from the Surat Airport.