Halol

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Halol
Halol is located in Gujarat
Halol
Location in Gujarat, India
Halol is located in India
Halol
Halol (India)
Coordinates: 22°30′N 73°28′E / 22.5°N 73.47°E / 22.5; 73.47Coordinates: 22°30′N 73°28′E / 22.5°N 73.47°E / 22.5; 73.47
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Panchmahal
Area
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 499 m (1,637 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 41,108
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration GJ
Website gujaratindia.com

Halol is a city and a municipality (tehsil) in Panchmahal district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Located in western India, it has an average elevation of 499 metres (1637 feet).

Demography[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Halol city had a population of 61000.[1] Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Halol had an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 76%, and female literacy was 66%. In Halol, 14% of the population was under 6 years of age. For more information about villages in halol go to the link http://www.census2011.co.in/data/subdistrict/3888-halol-panchmahal-gujarat.html

Geography[edit]

Situated at Latitude = 22° 30′ 0″ N (22.5) and Longitude = 73° 28′ 0″ E (73.46667) There is a large body of water which was built in 1938 to provide the city with a dependable water supply. Halol is around 40 km from Bodeli, Vadodara and Godhra. It is also near to the tourist spot Pavagadh, a World Heritage Site Champaner.

Hospitals[edit]

"Akshar" Family Dental Clinic and Implant Centre is a well known Dental Clinic for best dental treatments in Halol and in Panchmahal District. Many Other Hospital and Clinics like Referral Hospital, Shree Rang Hospital, Niramay Hospital are available in the city.Halol hospital and Icu hospital with all the necessary facilities and emergency treatment especially dealing best with cardiac and diabetic conditions.

Industry[edit]

Halol and the nearby city of Kalol are known as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Many large companies are located here including India's best High-Tech Cattle Feed & Poultry Feed machinery manufacturing company PARAGON MECH INDUSTRIES, Other Companies like TOTO INDIA INDUSTRIES PVT. LTD., Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, HNG Float Glass, General Motors India Private Limited, TI Metal Forming (Unit of Tube Investments of India Ltd.) Murugappa group, Shakun Polymers Limited, Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd.(MI-Division), Integra Engineering India Ltd, SETCO Automotive, CEAT Tyres, Raychem RPG, GUNNEBO, Panchmahal Steel, GURUKRUPA PLASTIC INDUSTRIES ,Ambe International, Aditya Birla Insulators, EBENEZER CAST, Grandtech Engineering works, Yadav Engineering works, Gamesa Wind Turbines Pvt Ltd, Windar Renewable Energy, Siemens, Spire Industries Pvt. Ltd. and Tyco Valves and Control (I) Pvt. Ltd, Saint Gobain, Grindwell Norton and Jalaram Engineering.Aqua chill systems India Pvt Ltd, Bhagawati Timbers and world's largest manufacturing company of TOTO India industries pvt limited and also Halol has one of the best wires and cable company Polycab. Polycab has 7 (seven) working units near Halol.Abengoa-Abeinsa Power Structures India

Schools and colleges[edit]

In the city of Halol there are various Gujarati, English and Hindi medium schools. They include V.M English medium school,MGM English medium School Halol, M S High School(Gujarati Medium) Halol, Saraswati Vidya Mandir (Gujarati / English Medium) Halol, Kalrav English/Gujarati School Halol, Veer New Look Central School Halol (CBSE), M&V Commerce and Arts College Halol and Nutan Kedavni trust School (Gujarati Med.).

Banks[edit]

Almost all the nationalised banks as well as top private banks are available in the town. Among them, State Bank of India stands out apart with an excellent ambiance for the customers. They are also the clearing house for all the banks.

GSRTC bus station, Halol

Places of interest[edit]

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.