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|• Body||Surat Municipal Corporation|
|• Total||560 km2 (220 sq mi)|
|• Official||Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Surat|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||OLPAD|
|Civic agency||Surat Municipal Corporation|
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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