Saputara

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Saputara
Hill station
View of Saputara from the table top
View of Saputara from the table top
Saputara is located in Gujarat
Saputara
Saputara
Location in Gujarat
Coordinates: 20°34′47″N 73°44′48″E / 20.57972°N 73.74667°E / 20.57972; 73.74667Coordinates: 20°34′47″N 73°44′48″E / 20.57972°N 73.74667°E / 20.57972; 73.74667
CountryIndia
StateGujarat
DistrictDang District
Elevation
1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total2,968
 • Density3,151/km2 (8,160/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
394720
Telephone code+02631
Vehicle registrationGJ 30
Websitehttp://www.saputara.net/

Saputara is a small hill station located in Sahyadris or Western Ghats. Saputara town is part of Dangs district in Gujarat. It is a tourist destination.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 census of India, the Saputara notified area has population of 2,968 of which 1,031 are males while 1,937 are females.[2] The literacy rate of Saputara is 87.4%. Thus Saputara has higher literacy rate compared to 75.2% of The Dangs district. The male literacy rate is 89.73% and the female literacy rate is 86.29% in Saputara.[3]

Transportation[edit]

Saputara lies on National Highway 953 which connects to Songadh in Gujarat and Pimpalgaon Baswant in Maharashtra.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saputara Hill station". Dangs district administration website. Retrieved 13 Jun 2018.
  2. ^ "Saputara Population Census 2011". Retrieved 13 Jun 2018.
  3. ^ "Saputara demographics". Retrieved 13 Jun 2018.
  4. ^ "New highways notification dated 13th June, 2014" (PDF). The Gazette of India - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. 13 Jun 2014. Retrieved 13 Jun 2018.