Mangrol

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Mangrol
city
Mangrol is located in Gujarat
Mangrol
Mangrol
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°07′N 70°07′E / 21.12°N 70.12°E / 21.12; 70.12Coordinates: 21°07′N 70°07′E / 21.12°N 70.12°E / 21.12; 70.12
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Junagadh
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 55,094
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 362225

Mangrol is a city and a municipality in Junagadh district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Laxman Yadav is the current MP from Mangrol.[1] Pin code of Mangrol is 362225. [2]

Geography[edit]

Mangrol is located at 21°07′N 70°07′E / 21.12°N 70.12°E / 21.12; 70.12.[3] It has an average elevation of 18 metres (59 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Mangrol had a population of 55,094. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mangrol has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 48%. In Mangrol, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Educational institutes[edit]

  • Shri Shardagram

This historic valuable Institutional Campus is under Shri Bharat Sarswati Mandir Sansad, Mangrol.[5]

The Natural Education Academy An English Medium School very well run by Principal Mrs. Suvidha Vaja and the Vice Principal.[citation needed]

    • Ajay secondary & higher secondary school'-

The institution was established in 1973 by Shri Kulinbhai Desai & Smt Vasanti Bahen Desai.At present KG section & Std 1st to 12th classes run by the school management. The school has an excellent past, present and future.The school Pariwar is working hard to build the brilliant career of each students. "Service to the nation" is the motto of the institute.[citation needed]

Fishing industry[edit]

Mangrol is an important harbour as far as the fish industry is considered. There are many fisheries located here and it exports to many European nations. The fishermen of Mangrol are infamous for being caught many-a-times by the Pakistan Coast Guard for entering their naval territories in search of fish.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/indiahome/indianews/article-2758558/BJP-slips-Modi-s-Gujarat-PM-Amit-Shah-said-upset-CM-Anandiben-wobbles-test.html
  2. ^ http://www.citypincode.in/GUJARAT/JUNAGADH/MANGROL__JUNAGADH_PINCODE
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mangrol
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ www.bmsmangrol.com