|Elevation||24 m (79 ft)|
|• Official||Gujarati, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||GJ 11|
Bantva Manavadar was a princely state of British India. Founded in 1733, it became a British protectorate in 1818. On 25 September 1947, it acceded to the newly formed Pakistan. However, Indian forces entered the area on the grounds that the state was a vassal of the Junagadh state, which was itself a vassal of the Baroda state that had acceded to India. Subsequently, after a successful plebiscite, the state was absorbed into the Union of India on 15 February 1948.
It was also known as the Asia's third center for cotton ginning. It contained almost around more than 75 ginning factories of cotton. List of Companies of cotton market holding the top positions.
1. Ramji Parbat & Co. 2. Nutan Ginning & Pressing Factory. 3. Patel Nathalal Vasram & Co.
As of 2001[update] India census, Manavadar had a population of 27,559. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Manavadar has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 63%. In Manavadar, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
It has developed cotton industry and cotton and groundnut are the most cash crops of the area. The town was famous once upon a time[when?] due to its vegetable ghee industries, but in winds and sweeps of economic reform in India, all three units has been closed. Manavadar taluk have big towns or villages like Bantwa, Nanadiya, Khambhla, Nakara,Pajod, Jilana, Sardargadh (List of Indian Princely States), Mitdi, Limbuda, Indra, Sherdi, Bhimora, Galvav, Sanosara,Koyalana(Ghed), Zinzari, Chudva, Khadiya, Vadala, Sitana, Bhitana, padaradi (Ghed)(પાદરડી-ઘેડ) etc.
1. Pipleshwar Mahadev
2. Ram Mandir
4. Gayatri Mandir
5. Pusti marg Haveli
6. Swaminarayan Mandir
9. Hadamtadi Hanuman Mandir
10. Dudheshvar Mahadev
11. Chaitanya Hanuman Mandir
12. Ganesh Mandir.
13. Kastabhanjan Mandir
14. Jalaram Mandir
15. Vasupujya Jain Mandir
16. Mashru Family Devbapa
17. Akshar Purshotam Mandir
18. maneshvar magadev mandir
19. Trambkeshvar mahadev mandir
20. Ramdevpir Mandir
1.State Bank Of India (Gandhi Chok)
2.State Bank Of India (Diwan Para)
3.Bank Of Baroda
7.Union Bank Of India
8.Bank Of India
11.Junagadh District Co-Operative Bank
12.Veraval Mercantile Bank
1.Shree Sorathiya Prajapati Samaj Vadi
2.Shree Veshnav Variya Prajapati Samaj Vadi
3.Shree Jalaram Temple
4.Shree Patel Samaj
5.Girnara(Jogia) Parajia Soni Samaj Vadi
6.satwara samaj bus station road
7.Shree Sorthiya Ahir Samaj (Bh.Gaytri Temple)
8.SHREE Sorathiya rabari samaj.(railway station road)
9. Bramha samaj, bh gaytri temple.
10. Rajput seva samaj Station road manavadar
Manavadar is very famous for a sweet named Kuvar-pak. This sweet is prepared from [Aloe Vera], Sugar, Ghee and Milk. It is generally being prepared in the winter season. It was invented by a person called vanabhai.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Manavadar
- "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.