is a city and a municipality
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in Junagadh district
Junagadh District is a district of the Indian state of Gujarat. Its administrative headquarters is the city of Junagadh.-Geography:The district is located on the Kathiawar peninsula in western Gujarat. It is surrounded by Rajkot District , Porbandar District , Amreli District...
in the India
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Accession of Manavadar to India
- 1733 Manavadar (Bantva-Manavadar) state founded.
- 1818 British protectorate.
- 25 Sep 1947 Accedes to Pakistan.
- 15 Feb 1948 Rescinds accession to Pakistan, accedes to India.
Manavadar is located at 21.5°N 70.13°E. It has an average elevation of 24 metre
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s (78 feet).
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, Manavadar had a population of 27,559. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Manavadar has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 63%. In Manavadar, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
It has developed cotton industry and cotton and groundnut are the most cash crops of the area. The town was famous once upon a time due to its vegetable ghee industries, but in winds and sweeps of economic reform in India, all three units has been closed. Manavadar taluk have big towns or villages like Bantwa
Bantwa is a city and a municipality in Junagadh district in the state of Gujarat, India.-Demographics:As of the 2001 India census, Bantwa had a population of 15,216. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bantwa has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average...
Nanadiya is a small village in Manavadar taluk of Junagadh district in Gujarat state, India. Nanadiya is located between Junagadh and Porbandar, approximately 25 km from the Arabian Sea. It has an average elevation of 24 metres...
, Khambhla, Nakara,Pajod, Jilana, Sardargadh (List of Indian Princely States
), Mitdi, Limbuda
Limbuda is a village in Junagdh District in the state of Gujarat, India. As of 2001 India census, there were 2548 people residing in Limbuda. There were 1266 males and 1282 females, thus males constitute 49.7% of population and females 50.3%. Limbuda has an average literacy rate of 74.18%.-...
, Indra, Sherdi
Sherdi is a village in Saurashtra region of Gujarat state in India. It is located in Manavadar Taluka of Junagadh district.-Local Governance:...
, Bhimora, Galvav, Sanosara,Koyalana(Ghed), Vadala, Sitana, Bhitana, padaradi (Ghed)(પાદરડી-ઘેડ) etc.
Temples of Manavadar
1. Pipleshwar Mahadev
2. Ram Mandir
4. Gayatri Mandir
6. Swaminarayan Mandir
7. Hanuman Mandir Khambhla
8. shiv Mandir Kothariya
9. Hadamtadi Hanuman Mandir
11.Chaitanya Hanuman Mandir
14.Mahakaleshwar Mandir [Mitdi]
15.Chamunda Mataji Mandir [velva]
16.Shitla Mataji Mandir [sardargadh]
1.Shree Sorathiya Prajapati Samaj Vadi
2.Shree Veshnav Variya Prajapati Samaj Vadi
3.Shree Jalaram Temple
4.Shree Patel Samaj
5.Girnara(Jogia) Parajia Soni Samaj Vadi
6.satwara samaj bus station road