Amod, Gujarat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Amod is located in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°00′N 72°52′E / 22.00°N 72.87°E / 22.00; 72.87Coordinates: 22°00′N 72°52′E / 22.00°N 72.87°E / 22.00; 72.87
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Bharuch
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Amod is a town and capital of a taluka in Bharuch district, Gujarat, India. It is situated about a mile south of the Dhadhar River, some 30 miles (48 km) south-west of Vadodara and 24 miles (38 km) north of Bharuch,[1] on the NH 228 road (the "Dandi heritage route") between Bharuch and Jambusar.

Amod was the seat of a Thakore Sahib, who owned about 21,200 acres (86 km2) of land at the start of the 20th century. The income of the estate was about ₨72,000, compared with the income of Amod municipality (established 1890) of ₨6,100.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Amod Town", Imperial Gazetteer of India, 5, Oxford: Clarendon, 1908, p. 306 .