Tapi district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. Vyara town is the district headquarters.Located in the southern part of Gujarat formerly part of Surat district. On 27 September 2007, the district of Surat was bifurcated into two new districts by Government, viz. Surat district with its headquarter at Surat and Tapi district with its headquarter at Vyara. The newly constituted Tapi district consists of five talukas viz. Valod, Vyara, Songadh, Uchchal, Nizar . Tapi district formerly part of Baroda state located in south Gujarat want a separate State Bhilan(Bhilistan) which is in pending.Tapi district majorly speak language known to be a dialect is different from Gujrati language and neighbouring state language Marathi.Tapi district are known for dense forests with a major production of bamboos. Key tourist destinations: illa(Dough)Songadh, Gaumukh, Dosvada Dam, Hindustan Bridge, Tapi River and Ukai Dam.