Bedi, Gujarat

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Bedi
city
Bedi is located in Gujarat
Bedi
Bedi
Bedi is located in India
Bedi
Bedi
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°30′N 70°03′E / 22.5°N 70.05°E / 22.5; 70.05Coordinates: 22°30′N 70°03′E / 22.5°N 70.05°E / 22.5; 70.05
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Jamnagar
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,771
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GJ
Website gujaratindia.com

Bedi is a census town and port in Jamnagar Taluka of Jamnagar district, Gujarat, India.

History[edit]

It was a major port of Nawanagar State during the British period.[1]

Geography[edit]

Bedi is located at 22°30′N 70°03′E / 22.5°N 70.05°E / 22.5; 70.05.[2] It has an average elevation of 7 metres (22 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Bedi had a population of 18,771. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bedi has an average literacy rate of 33%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 73% of the males and 27% of females literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gazetteer of the Bombay Presidency: Kathiawar (Public Domain text). VIII. Printed at the Government Central Press, Bombay. 1884. pp. 378–379. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bedi
  3. ^ "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.