Vadinar

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Vadinar
vadinagar
village
Vadinar is located in Gujarat
Vadinar
Vadinar
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°24′N 69°43′E / 22.40°N 69.72°E / 22.40; 69.72Coordinates: 22°24′N 69°43′E / 22.40°N 69.72°E / 22.40; 69.72
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Jamnagar
Population
 • Total 10,000
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 361010
Telephone code 02833
Vehicle registration GJ-10
Nearest city Khambhaliya/Jamnagar

Vadinar is small coastal town located in Jamnagar district of the state of Gujarat, India. The offshore oil terminal of the Kandla Port Trust (K. P. T.) is located in Vadinar and contributes in a large way to the total earnings of this major port. Vadinar is now notable due to the presence of two refineries which are close by - one promoted by Reliance Industries and the other by Essar Oil Ltd. A salt production unit is located in Vadinar. The famous Narara Island, which is part of Marine National Park, is situated 7 kilometers away from town. You can also find the Jelly Fish, Star Fish, Crabs, Sea Turtle and many endangered species over there.Two single-buoy moorings (SBM) of the Kandla Port Trust offshore oil terminal of the Indian Oil Corporation are located at this port along with a similar buoy of the Essar refinery. The nearest airport is at Jamnagar 47 km away.

Vadinar is divided into three parts: vadinar gaon, vadinar dhar and kpt colony. Narar island route is situated nearly 7km from kpt colony. Nearby town to vadinar are as follows zakhar,singach and bharana. At zakhar there is a great temple of Lord Shiva named as Jundeshwar mahadev.