|• Body||Surendranagar-Dudhrej nagar Palika|
|• Official||Gujarati, Hindi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||91 2752|
|Nearest city||Wadhwan City|
|Sex ratio||932:1000 ♀/♂|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Indian National BJP|
|Civic agency||Surendranagar Nagar palika surendranagarmunicipality|
Sayla is a village located in Sayla Taluka of Surendranagar district, Gujarat, western India, with total 3142 families residing. The Sayla village has population of 16169 of which 8,370 are males while 7,799 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Sayla village population of children with age 0-6 is 2077 which makes up 12.85 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sayla village is 932 which is higher than Gujarat state average of 919. Child Sex Ratio for the Sayla as per census is 835, lower than Gujarat average of 890.
Sayla village has lower literacy rate compared to Gujarat. In 2011, literacy rate of Sayla village was 73.12 % compared to 78.03 % of Gujarat. In Sayla, male literacy stands at 82.27 % while female literacy rate was 63.45 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sayla village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
Sayla is called `Bhagat-no-Gaum' or the village of the pilgrims because of its famous Hindu and Jain Temples and spiritual centres. Sayla is the head quarter of world famous spiritual organisation, Shree Raj Saubhag Ashram. Lalji Maharaj ni Jagya is another well known spiritual centre.
Darbargadh, the historic palace is still occupied by the Sayla ruling family.
In Sayla, you could either stay at the Old Bell Guest House, a beautiful heritage hotel, or opt for home stays. The Old Bell Guesthouse is said to have been the British Residency and European Guesthouse of Sayla princely state.
Villages in Sayla Taluka
- Brahmapuri (Vanki)
- Chorvira (D)
- Chorvira (Than)
- Juna Jashapar
- Mota Bhadla
- Mota Kerala
- Mota Sakhpar
- Nadala (Devgadh)
- Nana Haraniya
- Nava Jashapar
- Nava Sudamda
- Vanta Vachh