Bodeli

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This article is about the town in India. For the plain in Switzerland, see Bödeli.
Bodeli
city
Bodeli is located in Gujarat
Bodeli
Bodeli
Bodeli is located in India
Bodeli
Bodeli
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°16′45″N 73°42′37″E / 22.27914°N 73.71036°E / 22.27914; 73.71036Coordinates: 22°16′45″N 73°42′37″E / 22.27914°N 73.71036°E / 22.27914; 73.71036
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Chhota Udaipur
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,494
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GJ
Website gujaratindia.com

Bodeli is a town and a taluka in Chhota Udaipur district in the eastern part of the state of Gujarat, India.

Demographics[edit]

At the time of the 2001 India census,[1] Bodeli had a population of 10,494. Males constituted 52% of the population and females 48%. Bodeli had an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with a male literacy rate of 78% and female literacy rate of 65%. 11% of the population were under 6 years of age.

Bodeli is situated on the river Orsang. It enjoys a variety of natural scenery. The town has a number of industries including many big and small cement pipe factories, cotton mills and a sugar factory. There is a Baroda Dairy plant near Bodeli at Alhadpura. The Sardar Sarovar dam is around 100 km far away from Bodeli. Pavagarh- Champaner is around 40 km from Bodeli. There is also BAPS Swaminarayan temple is built recently in year 2011.

The population of Bodeli is diverse, being characterised by people of different cultures and religions. It has a number of Hindu temples and Islamic majids. The community is very cohesive and this was proven during the intercommunal violence in Gujarat in 2002.

Bodeli became a taluka on 26 January 2013 along with the new district of Chhota Udaipur. It used to be a part of the Vadodara district, but after the formation of the new Chhota Udaipur district, it went to that district.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 
  2. ^ "Process to set up Chhota Udepur district begins". Times of India. 9 February 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2013.