Olpad

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Olpad (Olpar)
Town
Olpad (Olpar) is located in Gujarat
Olpad (Olpar)
Olpad (Olpar)
Location in Gujarat, India
Olpad (Olpar) is located in India
Olpad (Olpar)
Olpad (Olpar)
Olpad (Olpar) (India)
Coordinates: 21°20′N 72°45′E / 21.333°N 72.750°E / 21.333; 72.750Coordinates: 21°20′N 72°45′E / 21.333°N 72.750°E / 21.333; 72.750
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictSurat
Government
 • BodySurat Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total560 km2 (220 sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Urdu, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
394540
Telephone code91261-XXX-XXXX
Lok Sabha constituencySurat
Vidhan Sabha constituencyOLPAD
Civic agencySurat Municipal Corporation

Olpad is an area located in North West of Surat, India, located at 21.33° north, 72.75° east and about 12 meters above sea level. Olpad is a small city in India, having about 45091 residents.

Olpad is divided by Sena River/Creek into Olpad Kasba/Main and Para/Pura/Suburb.

Olpad has second highest Tiger Shrimp Export area. Lot of oil and gas drilling with 30 kilometers of coastal area. The city has many textile and paper mills. It is Surat's nearest fast developing town, sharing a parliamentary seat with Surat West.

It has 3 colleges, industrial technical institute, courts, police station, banks and government offices.

Olpad has dealerships for Suzuki, Tata and Honda. All city amenities are available there.

Olpad is a junction connecting by many roads to and from Surat, Sayan, Kim, Ankleshwar, Dandi, Mor-Bhagwa and Bhatgam. It is a cheap alternative for business or industries. Railway station (Sayan) is 9 miles away. A future Metro is also planned from Sachin to Sayan, makes perfect suburb living with much cleaner and cooler air than Surat due to farming and shrimp ponds between town and ocean. All the roads from Olpad to neighbouring city and towns are very good.

Olpad population consists of Hindus, Muslims, Parsi, people from UP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan among others.

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