Dhari, Gujarat

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Dhari, Amreli
Dhari (Gir)
Dhari, Amreli is located in Gujarat
Dhari, Amreli
Dhari, Amreli
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°19′34″N 71°1′38″E / 21.32611°N 71.02722°E / 21.32611; 71.02722Coordinates: 21°19′34″N 71°1′38″E / 21.32611°N 71.02722°E / 21.32611; 71.02722
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Amreli
Population (2009)
 • Total 35,000
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 365640
Telephone code 02797
Vehicle registration GJ-14
Nearest city amreli
Sex ratio 100:87 /
Literacy 58%
Lok Sabha constituency 41

Dhari is a town in Amreli District in what is now Gujarat, India; formerly Saurashtra, Hindustan.


Dhari has the population of about 25000. Dhari is Village Panchayat. Dhari city is divided in many Village Panchayats such as: Dhari,Prmpara,Vekariyapara,Line Para,Haripara.Dhari is located on the banks of river Shetrunji on which the famous Khodiyar Dam is located. Two Other rivers Dedio and Nataliyo also pass through Dhari. Dhari has a good connectivity with rest of Gujarat by road and Meter Gauge railway on Dhasa Visavadar line.Nearest airport is Diu but Rajkot is very much convenient. Dhari is a birthplace of famous Swaminarayan saint Shri Yogiji Maharaj.Dhari is come on world map after Manubhai Kotadia selected as a cabinet minister in Shree Chandrashakher Government in central. Dhari has also Jain Derasar situated at Kandoi street. which is 100 years old. Mulnayak is shri Aadinathji.Other attraction soon be built near Khodiyar dam which will be called as a SAFARI PARK for watching Asiatic lion in natural surrounding. Dhari has very good teaching facilities up to graduate level. Anoopam Missions Mogari's Yogiji Maharaj Mahavidyalya(Mahila Arts & Commerce College) is established in 1992.Other self finance Arts & Commerce College is Opp. Railway Station for co-education. Recently Arunbhai Muchhala Self Finance Engineering college has been started by Arunbhai Muchhala (resident of Sarasiya, Dhari). Even, new BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir is under- construction on the birthplace of Shri Yogiji Maharaj which will add glory in the history of the town.In Dhari there are 4 Nationalized Banks SBI,BOB,Dena Bank and BOI. Dhari is Taluka place,Mamlatdar,Taluka Panchayat,Sub Treasury,S.D.M.,Police station,and Forest Gir (East)Division offices are in Dhari.Savar Kundala, Khambha,Amreli,Bagasara of Amreli District and Visavadar and Una of Junagadh District are nearest Taluka Places.Tulsishyam,Kankai and Banej are holy places about 30 KM away from Dhari in forest of Gir.Kesar Mango of Dhari is world famous.Famous Gir Lions can be seen in surrounding area of Dhari town.also, in dhari nearest kubda village. Kubda is also famous for the politics level. Kotadia family is more popular and famous in gujrat.