Porbandar is a city in western Gujarat state, India. It lies in the western part of the Kathiawar Peninsula on the Arabian Sea coast.
Porbandar was the capital of the former princely state of Porbandar before it was added into independent India. Nationalist leader Mahatma K. Gandhi was born in Porbandar in 1869. Birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi and the neighbouring Kirti Mandir are major tourist destinations of Porbandar.
The city has a number of historic and tourist places including Darbargadh, Sartanji Choro, the Huzar (Huzoor) Palace and Bharat Mandir Hall. Porbandar is known for its building stone. The city has major highways, a railway terminus, and an airport.