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|District||Gautam Buddha Nagar|
|Founded by||mahrishi jawali|
|Elevation||195 m (640 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Jewar is located in the suburbs of Greater Noida about 60 km. from Noida, 33 km from Gautam Buddha University and 35 km. from Khair. It is situated on the northeast bank of the Yamuna River. It is located between 28.13Â° North latitude and 77.55Â° East longitude at a height of 195 metres (639 feet) above mean sea level.
History records that the town was named after the sage Maharshi Jaawali. In the west of Jewar at a distance of 1 km. is an ashram and an old temple of the Maharshi. Other temples in the town is the Devi Mandir and the Daau ji Mandir famous for the Dau ji Mela held every year in the month of September.
According to the Indian census report published in 2001, a population of 26,950 was recorded. Males account for 53% of the population and females account for 47% of the population. In Jewar, 20% of the population is less than six years of age. The census report throws light on the literacy rate of the town which is 48% which is lower than the national average literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 57% and the female literacy rate is 37%. Jewar dominated by gujjars is situated a few kilometres northeast from the bank of the Yamuna River.
It is located in the outskirts of Greater Noida, the district headquarters are located in New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) itself. It is about 35 km (22 mi) away from Noida, and one can come via Dankaur, Rabupura. An eight-lane Yamuna Expressway connects Jewar from Greater Noida and Agra. This whole district including Noida/Greater Noida is said to be one of the most fast developing areas of India.
Jewar is mainly connected to other Major sites through roads and rail network. People commute to Delhi by rail from Palwal, Khurja and Vear. Khurja is around 35 KM from Jewar and Palwal is around 28 km away. Palwal is main Annaj Mandi and farmers go there to sell their crops. Palwal is city of Haryana, Initially part of Faridabad district but from 2008, Palwal is a separate district. Some state bus also run 2 times a day to Greater Noida District center. Jewar is a very precious town and its property rates is very high.Here nrmal property rates are starting from 6000 to 20000 per square yards. In the west is Haryana state. Jewar itself is a Tehsil, and well connected to many tehsils and districts by road namely Khurja, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahr, Khair, Aligarh and Palwal (District - Faridabad in Haryana).
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