Kalavad

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Kalavad
City
Nickname: 
kalavad(shitla)
Kalavad is located in Gujarat
Kalavad
Kalavad
Location in Gujarat, India
Kalavad is located in India
Kalavad
Kalavad
Kalavad (India)
Coordinates: 22°13′N 70°23′E / 22.22°N 70.38°E / 22.22; 70.38Coordinates: 22°13′N 70°23′E / 22.22°N 70.38°E / 22.22; 70.38
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictJamnagar
Elevation
87 m (285 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total24,857
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationGJ-10
Websitegujaratindia.com

Kalavad is a city and a municipality in Jamnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Post Office Pin Code is 361160. Kalavad is known for shitla mataji temple.

Geography[edit]

Kalavad is located at 22°13′N 70°23′E / 22.22°N 70.38°E / 22.22; 70.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 87 metres (285 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kalavad had a population of 24,857. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kalavad has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 63%. In Kalavad, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

National Highway 927D connects Kalavad with Dhoraji and Jamnagar.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kalavad
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "New highways notification dated 13th June, 2014" (PDF). The Gazette of India - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. 13 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2018.