Jetpur, Navagadh

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Jetpur
city
Jetpur is located in Gujarat
Jetpur
Jetpur
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°45′15″N 70°37′20″E / 21.75417°N 70.62222°E / 21.75417; 70.62222Coordinates: 21°45′15″N 70°37′20″E / 21.75417°N 70.62222°E / 21.75417; 70.62222
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Rajkot
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 104,311
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 360370
Telephone code (02823)
Vehicle registration GJ-3
Nearest city Virpur
Sex ratio 1:1 /
Lok Sabha constituency Porbandar
Website www.jetpurcity.com

Jetpur Navagadh is a city and a municipality in Rajkot district in the Indian state of Gujarat.For other detail visit www.jetpurcity.com.

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. A famous village around Jetpur is Bordi Samadhiyal and is famous for its people (Gopal Vora and others).

As of 2001 India census,[1] 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 Shri Jayeshbhai Radadiya was from this town. Renowned industrialist Shri Gordhandas Karsanji Bosamia and Chunilal Karsanji Bosamia of Jagdish Prints were from this town.

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".

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  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. 

Jetpur – Dyeing and print processing hub in all Gujarat

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