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  Surat - World Wikia
Surat may be described as the diamond capital of India, and three-quarters of the world’s diamonds are given brilliance and sparkle by cutting and polishing in the city of Surat.
Surat is also one of the major centers of textile manufacturing.
Surat is a historical city of India and was an important sea port during the period of the Mughal Empire and the British Raj.
world.wikia.com /wiki/Surat   (1766 words)

  Surat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Surat was again taken by the British in 1759, and the conquerors assumed the undivided government of the city in 1800.
Surat is a port city situated on the banks of the Tapti river (though the port has disappeared because of the damming of the river Tapti, the nearest port is now in Hazira which falls in the metropolitan area of Surat).
The Surat district is surrounded by Bharuch, Narmada (North), Navsari and Dang (South) districts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surat   (3613 words)

 Surat   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Surat has been one of the most prosperous of India's cities in the 17th and 18th century.
Surat, the city of commerce was an important port that first attracted the Europeans to the riches of India.
Surat was founded by Parsi refugees in the 12th century, and it emerged as a minor trading post during the 1500s when it was plundered and razed numerous times by the Portuguese.
www.indiatravelite.com /surat/suratintro.htm   (424 words)

 History of Surat City of Gujarat in India
Subsequent to Muhammad Sahab-ud-din Ghori, the next mention of Surat is in 1347 A.D., in connection with the rebellion of Gujarat during the reign of Muhammad Tughlak (1325 to 1351).
During Moghul regeime, Surat generally enjoyed peace and rose to the level of one of the first and prosperous cities of India.
However, during 49 years of Aurangzeb's reign (1658 to 1707), Surat's prosperity was checked by :(i) Maratha raids, headed by Chatrapati Shivaji (1664 to 1685), (ii) by growing importance of Bombay (1677 to 1707) and (iii) 27 years of increasing disorders by local governors.
www.insurat.com /about/history1.htm   (779 words)

 Mineral Resources - Surat Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Surat Basin overlies the Gunnedah Basin in the east and the Bowen Basin in the northeast.
The Nebine Ridge delineates the boundary between the Surat Basin and the Eromanga Basin to the west.
In Queensland the Kumbarilla Ridge divides the Surat Basin from the Clarence-Moreton Basin to the east.
www.minerals.nsw.gov.au /geology/nswOverview/suratBasin   (1147 words)

 Business Information of Surat City, Textile Industry Information, Diamond Business Information
Surat is the second largest city in Gujarat and ninth largest in India.
Surat is at the heart of India's thriving diamond-polishing industry, which cut 92% of the world's diamond pieces and earned India $80,00,000 in exports.
Surat is a major production centre for synthetic textiles in India.
www.infosurat.com   (82 words)

 Swami Ji Maharaj, Sant Mat, Surat Shabd Yoga Meditation - Biographies of Masters
Surat is therefore a descendent of the highest region of creation.
The surat in such a state is called jiva- which has to undergo the cycle of birth, death and rebirth and assume various forms (chaurasi laksh) in accordance with its insatiable desires and the load of karma.
The surat would then be freed of the pangs of worldly pleasures and pains and the cycle of chaurasi laksh.
members.tripod.com /santhakar/saints/bio-14.html   (3745 words)

The important port of Surat, on the western coast of India, was an important centre for foreign trade and the principal harbour for the Mughal Navy.
Surat's "man of the hour" was a certain Tegh Bakht Khan.
The Mughal court were no less eager to be rid of their quarrelsome sailors and readily agreed to the appointment of the HEIC as Qiladars of the Castle and Commanders of the Imperial Navy in 1759.
4dw.net /royalark/India4/surat.htm   (1140 words)

 Surat Thani travel guide with guesthouse and hotel reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Surat Thani is officially known as the province of a thousand islands -- many of which lay off the coast in the Gulf of Thailand.
South of Surat Thani towards Nakhon Si Thammarat is a second mountainous region of equally breath-taking proportions, with summits of over 1,500m and large expanses of gorgeous rainforest.
Surat Thani town itself is commercially important to the region, while the town of Chaiya has produced archaeological discoveries which indicate it may have been the centre of the Mahayana Buddhist Srivijaya empire, which dominated the Malay peninsula and Java 1,500 years ago.
www.travelfish.org /province/thailand/southern_thailand/surat_thani   (1305 words)

 1Up India > India > Gujarat > Surat-Cities of Gujarat
Surat has been one of the most prosperous of India's cities in the 17th & 18th century.
And it was at Surat that Sir Thomas Roe landed when he came as king James' Ambassador to the court of the Emperor Jehangir.
In Mughal times, Surat was the m ain port from which pilgrims sailed to Mecca.
www.1upindia.com /states/gujarat/surat.html   (341 words)

 Travel in Surat - India - Asia - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
With rise of Bombay, it ceased to be a port of importance.
In 1572 AD Surat fell into the hands of Mirza, then in the rebellion against the emperor Akbar.
The ancient art of manufacturing fine muslin was revived, and Surat's cottons, silks, brocades, and objects of gold and silver have become famous.
www.asiatravelling.net /india/surat/surat_history.htm   (358 words)

 Walkabout - Surat
The area around Surat was first explored by Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1846 when, on his fourth expedition, he passed through the region while attempting to find an overland route from Boree to Port Essington in the Northern Territory.
Such was Burrowes zeal for immortality that he named the town after his home in India and managed to name most of the streets after members of his family including Charlotte, William, and in the case of the main street, Burrowes.
The most interesting building in Surat is undoubtedly the Shire Hall, a wonderful and unusual timber building which stands on the road into town from St George.
www.walkabout.com.au /locations/QLDSurat.shtml   (234 words)

 Surat travel guide - Wikitravel
Surat is a major gem stone center, and over 92% of the world's diamonds are cut here.
Surat is connected with majot cities of Gujarat as well as Mumbai and other Indian cities.
Surat is the safest city in Gujarat, and even traveling at night not a matter for concern as the city has very limited night life.
wikitravel.org /en/Surat   (1612 words)

 Surat History
Thenafter till the end of the reign of Emperor Aurangzeb in 1707 A.D. the trade continued to flourish, barring Maratha raias in the year 1666 and 1670, which were led by Shivaji, causing heavy damage to the city's commerce.
A new chapter in the annals of the port-city and the country was to begin with the thud of the gun and the strokes of diplomatic maneuvers.
The holding of the 23rd session of the Indian National Congress in Surat in 1 907 was an event of far reaching consequence because the session witnessed the tragic split between nationalists and moderates.
www.gujaratplus.com /web/gujarat/cities/surathist.htm   (1118 words)

 Surat Thani travel guide - Wikitravel
Surat Thani (สุราษฎร์ธานี) is the provincial capital of Surat Thani Province.
Surat Thani is a gateway to the islands of Thailand's eastern coast: Ko Samui, Ko Tao (great for scuba diving), and Ko Pha Ngan and also the natural beauty of the Khao Sok National Park.
The motorway heading north from Surat Thani to Chaiya and Chumphon is lined with dozens of little stalls selling the famous Chaiya Salted Eggs.
wikitravel.org /en/Surat_Thani   (1634 words)

 Surat Gujrat, Surat City Guide, Textile City of India, Travel to Old Fort Surat, Salt March to Dandi, Surat Tourism, ...
Tithal: It is situated 108 kms from Surat and 5 kms from Valsad on the Bombay Vadodara Western Railway.
A major multipurpose irrigation project of Gujarat, the storage of water at the dam site is almost as large as that of Bhakra Nangal Dam in Punjab.
Road: State transport buses and private luxury coaches connects various centres of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi and Rajasthan, Surat is 282 Kms from Mumbai 129 Kms from Vadodara and 230 Kms from Ahmedabad.
www.indiantravelportal.com /gujarat/surat   (889 words)

 Surat Thani : Planning a Trip | Frommers.com
The Surat Thani train station is very inconvenient, but minitrucks meet trains to transport you to town for 20B (45¢) shared ride.
The Surat Thani Bus Terminal is on Kaset II Road a block east of the main road.
Surat Thani is built up along the south shore of the Tapi River.
www.frommers.com /destinations/suratthani/3004010002.html   (491 words)

The town of Surat, situated on the banks of the Balonne River, is the centre of the picturesque Warroo Shire, an ideal place to enjoy a little country relaxation.
Founded in 1849 after Sir Thomas Mitchell passed through the area, Surat is also the site of the very last Cobb and Co. coach run.
Surat has some great fishing thanks to the local Fishing and Restocking club.
www.sunzine.co.uk /toowoomba/surat.html   (364 words)

 Surat Thani Travel Guide, Surat Thani Travel Information, Surat Thani Hotels , Surat Thani Golf , Surat Thani Spa , ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Surat Thani is southern Thailand's largest province, covers some 12,800 square kilometres, and has an extensive coastline lapped by Thai Gulf waters.
Surat Thani boasts some of Thailand's loveliest islands namely the Penang-sized Koh Samui, Thailand's third largest island, palm-fringed jewel of a sparkling archipelago that includes the stunning 250-square-kilometre Ang Thong Marine National Park.
Surat Thani once formed part, and may have been the centre, of the Mahayana Buddhist Srivijaya Empire which steeped in legend and mystery, dominated the Malay peninsula and much of Java some 1,500 years ago.
www.bookingsiam.com /thailand/Surat_Thani.aspx   (166 words)

 BAPS Care International | Services | Medical | Pramukh Swami Hospital, Surat
From this port, the city of Surat was born and became home to people from all walks of life.
Today, Surat thrives with more than 3.2 million inhabitants active in all sorts of pursuits.
Shri Pramukh Swami Hospital and Research Centre in Surat has been conceived with the objective of providing quality, low-cost healthcare to the citizens of Surat and the villages surrounding it.
www.bapscare.org /services/medical/surat   (226 words)

 Surat Hotels Surat Business Hotel Surat Resort Surat Sightseeing Surat Gujarat,India
On a warm April morning in 1930, Gandhi and his 78 followers marched 241 miles to Dandi and formally breached the Salt Law, an act that would go down in the annals of history as the first salvo to be fired against the British Empire.
Ubharat is known for a fine, sandy beach with a backdrop of shady palm groves.
Gandhiji had launched a farmers' movement known as the 'Bardoli Satyagrah' in 1921-22 under the leadership of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
hotels.samsantravels.com /places/surat/surat.htm   (651 words)

 Surat hotels, India > Expedia
Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, why not take the time to visit some of the fantastic attractions Surat has to offer.
If you also need flights to Surat or car hire in Surat then take a look at some of the fantastic deals we have on offer.
Located in the merchantile/business district of Surat, this hotel is less than one km (less than a mile) from the main railway terminal.
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 Surat Thani airfare to Surat Thani - discount Surat Thani airline tickets from Bangkok Thailand by Save Flights .com
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 Surat, Gujarāt, India web design & development firms on The Firm List
Your source for finding web design & development firms as well as individual web designers, developers, programmers and other multimedia & new media professionals from all over the world, including India.
This list of web design firms located in Surat, India is not a complete list, rather it is just the firms that have either been submitted or found by the editor.
Listings are geographically organized and should consist only of firms offering web design and/or development services.
www.firmlist.com /india/gujarat/surat.phtml   (238 words)

 webindia123.com-cityguide-Gujarat-surat- Introduction
Surat, the capital of South Gujarat, was one of western India's major ports and trading towns in the 17th and 18th centuries and the first European settlement in India.
Situated on the banks of Tapti river, Surat is renowned for its silk weaves like the Tanchoi and Gajee sarees and Kinkhab brocades sometimes woven with gold and silver threads.
It is famous for its jewellery market and diamond cutting as well as ivory and wood inlay work. 
www.webindia123.com /city/gujarat/surat/intro.htm   (87 words)

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