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Gariadhar is located in Gujarat
Gariadhar is located in India
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 21°32′N 71°35′E / 21.53°N 71.58°E / 21.53; 71.58Coordinates: 21°32′N 71°35′E / 21.53°N 71.58°E / 21.53; 71.58
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Bhavnagar
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,520
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GJ

Gariadhar is a city and a municipality in Bhavnagar district in the state of Gujarat, India.


Gariadhar is located at 21°32′N 71°35′E / 21.53°N 71.58°E / 21.53; 71.58.[1] It has an average elevation of 83 metres (272 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Gariadhar had a population of 30,520. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Gariadhar has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 56%. In Gariadhar, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Its food gathiya and kali કળી is a very famous product in Gujarat.

People from Gariadhar[edit]

Gariadhar is famous for being the home town the saint Valamram,[3] disciple of Bhoja Bhagat, whose ashram and samadhi is located here.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Gariadhar
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ Gujarat State Gazetteers: Amreli. Directorate of Govt. Print., Stationery and Publications, Gujarat State. 1972. p. 122.