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Jewar is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°08′N 77°33′E / 28.13°N 77.55°E / 28.13; 77.55Coordinates: 28°08′N 77°33′E / 28.13°N 77.55°E / 28.13; 77.55
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Gautam Buddha Nagar
Founded by Mahrishi jwali (ज्वाली ऋषि)
Elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 32,269
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 203135
Telephone code 05738
Vehicle registration UP-16

Jewar is a city and a nagar panchayat in Gautam Buddha Nagar District in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


Jewar is located in the suburbs of Greater Noida about 60 km. from Noida,40 km from Greater Noida, 33 km from Gautam Buddha University and 35 km. from Khair. It is situated on the northeast bank of the Yamuna River. It is located between 28.13° North latitude and 77.55° East longitude at a height of 195 metres (639 feet) above mean sea level.


History records that the town was named after the sage Maharshi Jwali. In the west of Jewar at a distance of 1 km. is an ashram and an old temple of the Maharshi. Other temples in the town is the Devi Mandir and the Daau ji Mandir famous for the Dau ji Mela held every year in the month of September.[1][2]

According to the Indian census report published in 2001, a population of 32,269 was recorded of which 17,188 are males while 15,081 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. In Jewar, 15.79% of the population is less than six years of age. Literacy rate of Jewar city is 66.92% lower than state average of 67.68%. In Jewar, Male literacy is around 75.95% while female literacy rate is 56.68%.

It is located in the outskirts of Greater Noida,[3] the district headquarters are located in New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (Noida) itself. It is about 35 km (22 mi) away from Noida, and one can come via Dankaur, Rabupura. An eight-lane Yamuna Expressway connects Jewar from Greater Noida and Agra. This whole district including Noida/Greater Noida is said to be one of the most fast developing areas of India.

Before relignment of Jewar to Gautam Budh Nagar, it was part of Bulandshahr district of U.P.


Jewar is mainly connected to other Major sites through roads and rail network. People commute to Delhi by rail from Palwal, Khurja and Vear. Khurja is around 35 km from Jewar and Palwal is around 28 km away. Palwal is city of Haryana, Initially part of Faridabad district but from 2008, Palwal is a separate district. Some state bus also run 2 times a day to Greater Noida District center. Jewar is a very precious town and its property rates is very high.Here normal property rates are starting from 6000 to 20000 per square yards. In the west is Haryana state. Jewar itself is a Tehsil, and well connected to many tehsils and districts by road namely Khurja, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahr, Khair, Aligarh and Palwal (District - Faridabad in Haryana). Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) planning to build a monorail project connecting Noida to Agra with monorail (yet not confirmed). Aviation minister Dr. Mahesh Sharma planning to connect NCR with other international cities via building an airport at Jewar (originally this was the idea on Rajnath Singh-CM in 2001).[4][5]


Palwal is located at 28°07′N 77°20′E / 28.12°N 77.33°E / 28.12; 77.33. It has an average elevation of 195 metres (640 ft).[6]


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  2. ^ "Huranga (Holi) at Dauji Temple near Mathura 2015". The Wanderer. 25 May 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Greater Noida". Greater Noida. Retrieved 2012-02-04. 
  4. ^ "It's official! NCR gets its second airport in Jewar, Uttar Pradesh". Zee News. 4 July 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2017. 
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