Bansda

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Bansda
વાંસદા
Vansada, Bansada
city
Bansda is located in Gujarat
Bansda
Bansda
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 20°27′N 73°13′E / 20.45°N 73.22°E / 20.45; 73.22Coordinates: 20°27′N 73°13′E / 20.45°N 73.22°E / 20.45; 73.22
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Navsari
Area
 • Total 215 km2 (83 sq mi)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 40,382
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 396580
Vehicle registration GJ 21
Nearest city Bilimora
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vansda
Climate cool (Köppen)

Bansda is a city and a municipality in the Navsari district in the Indian State of Gujarat, covering an area of 557 km².

Vansda is connected with Chikhli, Saputara, Nasik, Vapi, Dharampur, Shamlaji by State highway. Nearest railway station is Unai, though only narrow gauge trains pass through the station. Nearest railways station for broad gauge trains is Bilimora Jn.

Vansda is a beautiful town of full social activities. The activities of Junior Chamber International is also running in Vansda Town with the name of JCI Vansda Royal founded by Mr. Amitsinh Desai.

Jaikishan, of most successful Hindi film music director duo Shankar Jaikishan was born and brought up here.

There is a Tower in Vansda which shows the royal heritage of Vansda,There is a Mosque near the Tower, and Nadir-shah Pir Dargah in Champawadi, where lots of Hindu and Muslim devotees come.

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