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Paliad is located in Gujarat
Paliad is located in India
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 23°18′00″N 72°19′59″E / 23.300°N 72.333°E / 23.300; 72.333Coordinates: 23°18′00″N 72°19′59″E / 23.300°N 72.333°E / 23.300; 72.333
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Gandhinagar
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 382737
Telephone code 2764
Vehicle registration GJ

Pali(y)ad is a town and former non-salute princely state on Saurashtra peninsula in Gujarat, western India.


The minor princely state in Jhalawar prant was ruled by Kathi Chieftains. It comprised the town and sixteen other villages and had a combined population of 6,970 in 1901, yielding a state revenue of 43,699 Rupees (1903-4, mostly from land) and paid a tribute of 1,213 Rupees, to the British and Junagadh State.


The village is located in the district of Gandhinagar, Gujarat, western India.


There are primary, secondary and higher secondary schools in the village: Paliyad Gujarati Shala, Shri paliyad madhyamik and ucchatar madhayamik highschool and Shree sarswati vidhyalaya paliyad


The S. J. Patel Sarvajanik Hospital serves the medical needs of the residents of the village. Many residents of surrounding villages also take the benefit of this facility.


There are several major temples scattered throughout the village.

  • Varahi Mata Temple
  • Ramji Temple (newly renovated)
  • Ambaji Temple
  • Gayatri Temple
  • Mahakali Temple
  • Mahadev Temple
  • Khodiyar Temple
  • Jhogani Temple
  • In Paliyad Raval Kuldevi Temple - Kuldevi Name Sullai Paresh Raval is from Paliyad...

Famous Locals[edit]

  • Sureshbhai Patel (MLA)
  • Kalidas Punjiram Patel (Batiya Vas- Former Dep. Sarpanch & Present Oldest Person Paliad Origin)
  • Arvindbhai Gandabhai Patel (MLA 2012 GUJARAT ASSEMBLY - Dalal)
  • Hiral Patel is well-known cricketer in Canadian cricket team.
  • Indian actor and comedian Paresh Rawal was born in Paliad
  • Patel as a last name is the most population in this village but half of Patel lives out of India mostly in the USA.
  • Ako Patel Future CM of Gujarat

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