Kosamba

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Kosamba
Town
Kosamba is located in Gujarat
Kosamba
Kosamba
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°29′N 72°57′E / 21.48°N 72.95°E / 21.48; 72.95Coordinates: 21°29′N 72°57′E / 21.48°N 72.95°E / 21.48; 72.95
Country  India
State Gujarat
Government
 • Mayor Gautam suryavanshi
Population (2011)
 • Total 50,568
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code 02629
Vehicle registration GJ5,GJ19

Kosamba is a city and a municipality situated in the Mangrol Taluka in Surat district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Kosamba comes under Surat Metropolitan Region. Kosamba consists of Twin Towns of (1)Tarsadi Nagarpalika and (2) Kosamba Gram Panchayat. Of these two municipalities, Tarasadi is larger than Kosamba. Though they have independent civic bodies, both are generally known as Kosamba.

Geography[edit]

Kosamba is located at 21°29′N 72°57′E / 21.48°N 72.95°E / 21.48; 72.95.[1] It has an average elevation of 13 metres (42 feet).

Transport[edit]

Kosamba is well linked with NH-8, has railway station which has connectivity to Mumbai and ahmedabad

Road[edit]

Rail[edit]

As Kosamba station is a major junction having good stopages of Local as well as Express Trains like loksakti Express and Saurastra Janta Express which stop at Kosamba after starting from Surat. Nowadays a computer reservation system has started at Kosamba Station.

Mrs indiraben Sapariya is current President of Tarsadi Nagar Palika.

Recreation and Entertainment[edit]

Kosamba has a single screen theatre (called Salim Talkies). In Kosamba there are many famous eating joints.Especially, Adam's, cowboys and Northstar. On highway, which is around 4 km from the town, there are numerous dining options. Particularly, Ashirwad hotel is known for 'Only Veg' meals.Also Rose Garden , Amliwala and 'Surjit' hotel are popular in the region. Even lot nursing home and hospitals are also available.

Education[edit]

Kosamba is known for quality schools offering high class education.

Shree V S Patel High School is oldest in the area - offering schooling from Jr Kg till 12th. The school has different divisions for Boys and Girls for secondary section. Her Excellency, the Governor of Gujarat, Mrs Kamladevi Beniwal, visited Shree V S Patel High School on the occasion of inauguration of new school building.

There are few government schools also operating and giving schooling to students of the area.

A Y Dadabhai Technical Institute is self-financed-institute offering Diploma Engineering courses in various branches.

Industry[edit]

  • GSFC FU, Gujarat State Fertilizer Company - Fiber Unit
  • Piramal Glass, Piramal Glass - division of Piramal Group
  • Neutral Glass, Neutral Glass - division of Vazir Group
  • Pragati Glass, Pragati Glass - division of Gupta Group
  • Birla Cellulosic, Birla Cellulosic - division of Aditya Birla Group
  • PANDVAI SUGAR co-op-sugar mill HANSOT ROAD.
  • k S GLASS --UNDER CONSTRACTION , HANSOT ROAD

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