Visnagar

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Visnagar
Copper city
city
Visnagar is located in Gujarat
Visnagar
Visnagar
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 23°42′N 72°33′E / 23.7°N 72.55°E / 23.7; 72.55Coordinates: 23°42′N 72°33′E / 23.7°N 72.55°E / 23.7; 72.55
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Mehsana
Government
 • Body Barti janta party(BJP)
Elevation 117 m (384 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 63,073
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 384315
Telephone code 02765
Vehicle registration GJ2-
Website www.20nagar.com

Visnagar is a city and a municipality in Mehsana district in the Indian state of Gujarat."VISNAGAR" named after its founder king VISHALDEO from Ajmer Dynasty was founded in 953 on the auspicious day of 'Akhatrij'.

Founded just as an outpost of the kingdom of king Visaldeo surrounding the present 'Deliya Talao' a huge water tank covering area of approx 2 lac sq. meter.

Geography[edit]

Visnagar is located at 23°42′N 72°33′E / 23.7°N 72.55°E / 23.7; 72.55.[2] It has an average elevation of 117 metres (383 feet). Earlier Visngagar was known as "Copper City" because there are so many workers who use to make pots from various metals.it also have a big garden called doshabhai garden. About 80%of people here are associated with stock market.here a very great personality like renish was born.It is considered as the most sensitive in mahesana district. This city is also called as copper city.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census"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. , Visnagar had a population of 68,826. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Visnagar has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 71%, Due to New Engineering College, Sankalchand Patel College of Engineering, there are quite a few changes in the city.This college now includes Dental college,Pharmacy college and MBA college.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=535620
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Visnagar

Hospitals[edit]

  • Siddhivinayak Hospital
  • MIMS Hospital
  • sardar patel hospital