Surat (Guj)

Guj: સુરત surat ‘Sun City’ [Surajpur/Suryapur] -City/District,  Gujarat From Skt: surya, ‘sun’; and Skt: pura, ‘fort’, ‘city’. The city was founded in 1510 by Malik  Gopi (a merchant and local governor), who built the Gopi Tank (lake/reservoir) in 1516 and named the...