Damnagar

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Damnagar
city
Damnagar is located in Gujarat
Damnagar
Damnagar
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°42′N 71°31′E / 21.7°N 71.52°E / 21.7; 71.52Coordinates: 21°42′N 71°31′E / 21.7°N 71.52°E / 21.7; 71.52
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Amreli
Elevation 136 m (446 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,714
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Damnagar is a census town in Amreli district in the state of Gujarat, India.

Geography[edit]

Damnagar is located at 21°42′N 71°31′E / 21.7°N 71.52°E / 21.7; 71.52.[1] It has an average elevation of 136 metres (446 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Damnagar had a population of 16,714. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Damnagar has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 59%. In Damnagar, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Temples[edit]

Damnagar is a home to beautiful many temples. Kumbhnath and Vaijnath Temples in Damnagar are very peaceful and frequently visited by people from nearby villages like Thansa,Rabhada etc. Damnagar in a new temple is a "LATURIYA HANUMAN DADA" Mandir. sidhdhapara umesh is so impress seen temple... sri swaminarayan college big of amreli dist,

Damnagar railway station[edit]

Damnagar has a railway station on the outskirts of village. This is a beautiful, small railway station with broad gauge railway line. The train running on diesel engine works on this route.and train route Dhola Mahuva run with Diesel Engine with considerable speed.

Swaminarayan Gurukul[edit]

Damangar has a large, spacious Swaminarayan mandir and boarding school in the outskirts of the village. Swaminarayan Gurukul is a temple-school and boarding complex with modern educational facilities.

Bhurakhia[edit]

Bhurakhia is a small temple-town near Damnagar. Bhurakhia has a popular Hanuman Temple. This temple provides free food and discounted lodging facilities to devotees.

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