Akota is an urban area in the western side of Vadodara City, in the state of Gujarat, in India. Earlier it was known as "Anakotakka", as mentioned in one of the Akota Bronzes. The suburb is located on the banks of river Vishwamitri.
It is one of the oldest areas of the ever growing Western part of Vadodara. Akota is largely residential area with large shopping malls and some of the best hotels in Gujarat.It is one of the posh areas of Vadodara. During rainfall, every year,water gets saturated.Residential prices are high in this area.Akota bridge,which crosses Vishwamitri river as well as railway tracks connects Western & Eastern part of the city
Akota assembly constituency is one of the 182 assembly constituencies of Gujarat. It is located in Vadodara district. This seat came into existence after 2008 delimitation.