|• Mayor||MLA _NAME. = PANKAJ MAHETA|
|Elevation||79 m (259 ft)|
|• Density||2,000/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|• Official||Gujarati, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Rapar (Earlier it was known as Rahpar) is located at  It has an average elevation of 79 metres (259 feet). Rapar is the main town in the Vagad Region of the Kutch District and the easternmost town of the Kutch District..
It is very vibrant trading hub and shopping center for local people as there is no other major town within a 100 km radius. The nearest towns are Gandhidham, Anjar, Kandla and Adipur in Kutch district, and Morbi in Rajkot district and Radhanpur in Patan district. The district headquarters, Bhuj, is almost 140 km to the west.
The nearby villages are Chhotapar, Pragpar, Selari, Badargadh, Vajepar, Kidiyanagar, Padampar etc.
Rapar was partially destroyed in 2001 Gujarat earthquake but it has been developed again with good planning.
It has many temples like Swaminarayan Temple dedicated to Swaminarayana, Ratneswar Temple dedicated to Shiva, Ram Mandir dedicated to Rama, Dariyasthan dedicated to Dariyalal and two nice ponds and a public garden.
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