Bhachau

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Bhachau
city
Bhachau is located in Gujarat
Bhachau
Bhachau
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 23°17′N 70°21′E / 23.28°N 70.35°E / 23.28; 70.35Coordinates: 23°17′N 70°21′E / 23.28°N 70.35°E / 23.28; 70.35
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Kutch
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,389
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Sex ratio 13310:12079 /

Bhachau is a city and a municipality in Kutch district in the state of Gujarat, India. Bhachau was one of many devastated towns in the Kutch region of the Indian state of Gujarat, during the 1956 Anjar earthquake[1] as well as in the 2001 Gujarat Earthquake. As of 2001 it had a population of 30,548 in 5,703 households.[2]

Geography[edit]

Bhachau is located at 23°17′N 70°21′E / 23.28°N 70.35°E / 23.28; 70.35.[3] It has an average elevation of 41 metres (134 feet).

One of the historical places in Bhachau is the hill of Kathhad Dada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quake rocks Kutch". The Hindu. 24 July 1956. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "View Population". Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bhachau

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