|Elevation||184 m (604 ft)|
|• Official||Gujarati, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||1:1 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Porbandar|
Jetpur is a textile town in Rajkot District of Gujarat and is situated 30 km north of Junagadh. It is one of the largest centers for screen-printing, block printing and yarn dyeing workshops in the country. Jetpur is located on National Highway 8D.
As of 2001[update] India census, Jetpur Navagadh had a population of 104,311. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jetpur Navagadh has an average literacy rate of 98%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 98%, and female literacy is 97%. In Jetpur Navagadh, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. The city is famous for cotton saree udyog and is major exporter of khanga and kitange(fabric used by native African for various use). The eminent Politician and notable resident of the city is Savjibhai Korat. Renowned industrialist Shri Gordhandas Karsanji Bosamia and Shri Chunilal Karsanji Bosamia of Jagdish Prints,who started and set up the first Textile Printing and Dyeing Industry in Jetpur & Ahmedabad were from this town itself.
The city is build-up at riverfront of the BHADAR. the city jetpur is known as the city of Mini Dubai because largest no of cotton printing work is done here. Jetpur is also known as "Capital of Kathiawad".
- "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.
- Jetpur – Dyeing and print processing hub in all Gujarat
- Shree Niwas Textile Industries
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