Chorvad

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Chorwad
city
Chorwad is located in Gujarat
Chorwad
Chorwad
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°01′00″N 70°14′00″E / 21.0167°N 70.2333°E / 21.0167; 70.2333Coordinates: 21°01′00″N 70°14′00″E / 21.0167°N 70.2333°E / 21.0167; 70.2333
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Junagadh
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,196
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Chorvad is a city and a municipality in Junagadh district in the state of Gujarat, India. Chorvad means village or settlement of thieves, it is akin to saying ThievesVille where Chor means "Thief" in singular and Vad means "village" or "settlement". Dhirubhai Ambani, the industrialist is from this village.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Chorvad had a population of 21,196. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Chorvad has an average literacy rate of 50%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 62% and female literacy of 38%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.