Dahod, on the banks of river Dudhimati, is a town-city in Dahod District within the State of Gujarat
. The city serves as District Headquarters for Dahod District.It is approximately 200 km away from Ahmedabad
and 150 km away from Vadodara
.It is also known as Dohad (meaning "two boundaries", as the States of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh border the town).Dahod is a model town in Gujarat.Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was born in the fort of Dahod in 1618, during the reign of Jehangir. Emperor Aurangzeb was said to have ordered his ministers to favour this town, as it was his birthplace.
Kachori is the main namkeen of the city. Dahod is also known for Son papadi, Mattha and Pakwan. Dahod is also a medical hub for the surrounding areas of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. During recent years real estate in Dahod has increased in value considerably.The town's Najmi Masjeed mosque, inaugurated in 2002, is one of the largest mosques in the Dawoodi Bohra community.