Morbi

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Morbi

મોરબી

Morvi
City
Morbi
Mani Mandir, Morbi
Mani Mandir, Morbi
Nickname(s): 
Ceramic city
Morbi is located in Gujarat
Morbi
Morbi
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°49′N 70°50′E / 22.82°N 70.83°E / 22.82; 70.83Coordinates: 22°49′N 70°50′E / 22.82°N 70.83°E / 22.82; 70.83
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictMorbi
Government
 • TypeMorbi Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total46.58 km2 (17.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total194,947
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
363641/42
Area code(s)363641
Vehicle registrationGJ-36

Morbi or Morvi is a City and a municipality in Morbi district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is situated on the Kathiawar peninsula. In 2011, the town's population was determined to be 194,947.[1] The town of Morbi is on the Machhu River, 35 km (22 mi) from the sea and 60 km (37 mi) from Rajkot.

Much of the building heritage and town planning is attributed to the administration of Sir Lakhdhiraji Waghji,[citation needed] who ruled from 1922 to 1948.

Temple[edit]

The Morbi Trimandir is located 7.7 km (4.8 mi) away from the city of Morbi (Gujarat), near the village of Jepur, on the Morbi-Navlakhi Highway.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morvi City Census 2011 data". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Morbi Mandir | Morbi Trimandir | Morbi Temple | Dada Bhagwan Trimandir". www.trimandir.org. Retrieved 18 May 2020.