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Navapur is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 21°10′12″N 73°46′48″E / 21.17000°N 73.78000°E / 21.17000; 73.78000Coordinates: 21°10′12″N 73°46′48″E / 21.17000°N 73.78000°E / 21.17000; 73.78000
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nandurbar
Taluka Navapur
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,979
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 425418
Telephone code 91-2569
Vehicle registration MH-39
Nearest city Nandurbar
Lok Sabha constituency Nandurbar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Navapur
Website navapur

Navapur is a nagar panchayat (municipality) and headquarters for Navapur Taluka in Nandurbar district, in the state of Maharashtra, India.


Navapur municipality is situated on the border with the state of Gujarat. It is approximately 100 km both from Surat and Dhule. Rangavali River passes by Navapur. The railway station of Navapur is built in two states; one half of it is in Maharashtra and the other half is in Gujarat. Even a train which halts at Navapur Railway station is stationed half in Maharashtra and half in Gujarat.

The municipality is overlooked by hills on one side.


Navapur thrives as a marketing and processing town for the surrounding agricultural areas. The municipality has agro based industries such as a sugar factory and a tuvar daal mill as well as other food processing facilities. Rentio tuvar daal is manufactured here. Agro based industries and related occupations like animal husbandry and poultry farming are practiced by the people here. Desai Poultry Farm was the first poultry farm founded by Shri Hasu Desai at nearby village called Uchchhal.

Light Bazaar is the shopping place for the villagers surrounding Navapur. The weekly bazaar is called Shanivari i.e. held on each Saturday. The golden fruit and vegetable company[G.F.C]was started by Abdul jalil Abdul Gafur Shaikh, on 20 May 1994. At A.P.M.C Navapur, the vegetable and fruit supplied to many states, e.g. Gujarat, Mp and Up from Navapur market, Navapur is famous for fresh vegetables and fruits.


Navapur has a railway station and lies on the Surat - Bhusaval Broad Gauge line. It is also well connected for road transport. State Transport buses of Maharashtra and Gujarat are available from Navapur to many cities. Maximum number of buses which ply to Surat from Maharashtra State pass through Navapur. It is connected with Surat - [Nagpur] [National Highway 6 (India)|NH-6]. The nearest commercial airport is in Surat. State Transport buses are also available from the Uchchhal bus stand.


In the 2001 census, the municipality of Navapur had 29,979 inhabitants, with 15,427 males (51.5%) and 14,552 females (48.5%), for a gender ratio of 943 females per thousand males.[1] Nawapur had an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 72%, and female literacy was 62%. In 2001 in Nawapur, 14% of the population was under 6 years of age.[2]

The population is made up of a number of communities, including Gujarati, Adivasi.Marwari, and Marathi


The Navapur Education Society has its Gujarati, Marathi and English medium schools and Junior Colleges with Arts, Commerce and Science faculty. The institution "Adivasi Seva Sahayak Sanstha" provides higher education facilities. Courses including B.A. M.A. B. Com. B.Sc. D. Ed. B.Ed. are available in Marathi and English medium. Rang Avadhoot College of Commerce is a commerce college in the area in the discipline of Commerce Economics and Accountancy. Vanvasi utksrh samitee provides primary & yoga education. Highschool's in Navapur

  1. Shri Shivaji High School & Junior College for Arts, Commerce and Science (Established in 1962)
  2. The N.D. And M. Y. Sarvajanik High school is a Gujarati medium School run by the Navapur Education Society
  3. Vanita Vidyalay
  4. Sumanik Vidyalay
  5. sarvajanik Gujarathi Highschool
  6. Sarvajnik Urdu Highschool
  7. I.M.Diwan
  8. Smt.S.M.Chokhawala Little Angels' Academy {CBSE Board}
  9. A.K.Balwa Memorial Junior College, Navapur

and so many Marathi primary and English Medium Schools in Navapur

  1. DG Agrawal English Medium School(CBSE)
  2. Iqra national Urdu high school navapur..madrsa Darul ehsan[Arbi].
  3. gujrati madhyamic vidhyalay, lakhani park navapur .
  4. Vanvasi Utkarsh Samit"s Primary School (Marathi Medium)


  1. ^ "Census 2001 Population Finder: Maharashtra: Nandurbar: Nawapur: Kasare". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. 
  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 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.