Santrampur

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Santrampur
Brahampuri
સંતરામપુર, संतरामपुर
Santrampur
Santrampur is located in Gujarat
Santrampur
Santrampur
Coordinates: 23°11′22″N 73°53′34″E / 23.1895°N 73.8928°E / 23.1895; 73.8928Coordinates: 23°11′22″N 73°53′34″E / 23.1895°N 73.8928°E / 23.1895; 73.8928
Country India India
State Gujarat
District Mahisagar
Ward 7
Samtrampur Nagarpalika Established 15 April,1994
Government
 • Body Nagarpalika
 • President Shivabahi Vankar
 • Chief Officer H. J. Agrawal
Area
 • Total 16.00 km2 (6.18 sq mi)
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,465
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Gujarati,Hindi,
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 389 260
Telephone code (91) 2675
Vehicle registration GJ-17/GJ-35
Literacy Rate 84.99%
Legislature type Nagar Palika (Municipality)
Legislature Strength 21
Lok Sabha constituency Dahod
Vidhan Sabha constituency Santrampur
Climate Tropical savanna (Köppen: Aw)
Website www.santrampur.com www.npsantrampur.com

Santrampur, which used to be known as Brahampuri, is a historical town of Mahisagar District in Gujarat State of India. It serves as administrative headquarter of santrampur tehsil. The town surrounded by verdurous greenery, is situated in the lap of aravalli hill ranges. It was built in 1255 AD.

Visitor attractions[edit]

  1. Hava Mahel
  2. Mangadh Hill
  3. Kadana Dam
  4. Maa Bhuvneswari Temple
  5. Maa Harsiddhi Temple
  6. Fair Of Ravadi

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Santrampur had a population of 19,465. Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2511 which is 12.90 % of total population of Santrampur. In Santrampur , Female Sex Ratio is of 934 against state average of 919. Literacy rate of Santrampur city is 84.99 % higher than state average of 78.03 %. In Santrampur, Male literacy is around 91.58 % while female literacy rate is 78.03 %.

Princely State of Sant[edit]

Main article: Sant State

Before 1947, Santrampur was the seat of the princely state of Sant, which was merged with the Dominion of India on 10 June 1948. The state was ruled by the Hindu Parmar clan of Rajputs.[2]

Ranas[edit]

  • .... - 1872 Bhawansinhji
  • 17 Apr 1873 - 10 Jan 1896 Pratapsinhji Bhawansinhji
  • 31 Aug 1896 - 22 Dec 1946 Zorawarsinhji Pratapsinhji (b. 1881 - d. 1946)
  • 22 Dec 1946 - 15 Aug 1947 Pravinsinhji Zorawarsinhji (b. 1907 - d. ....

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