Sayla city

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Sayla city is headquarter of Sayla Taluka of Surendranagar district, Gujarat, India, with total 3,142 families residing. Sayla city has population of 16,169 of which 8,370 are men and 7,799 are women, as per the Population Census 2011.[1]

In Sayla city, the population of children age 0-6 is 2,077, which makes up 12.85% of the total population of the city. The Human Sex Ratio of Sayla city is 932, which is higher than the Gujarat state average of 919. The Child Sex Ratio for Sayla is 835, lower than Gujarat average of 890.[1]

Sayla has a lower literacy rate compared to Gujarat. In 2011, the literacy rate of Sayla was 73.12% compared to 78.03% of Gujarat. In Sayla, the male literacy stands at 82.27%, while the female literacy rate was 63.45%.[1]

Sayla is also called 'Bhagat-no-Gaum', or the "village of the pilgrims," because of its famous Hindu and Jain Temples and spiritual centres.[citation needed] Sayla is the headquarter of the spiritual organisation Shree Raj Saubhag Ashram.[2] Lalji Maharaj ni Jagya is another well known spiritual centre.[citation needed]

Darbargadh, the historic palace, is still occupied by the Sayla ruling family.[citation needed]

The Old Bell Guest House in Sayla is said to have been the British Residency and European Guesthouse of Sayla princely state.[3][better source needed]

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  1. ^ a b c "Sayla Village Population - Sayla - Surendranagar, Gujarat". Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Ashram". Shree Raj Saubhag. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Bell Guest House - History". Retrieved 22 March 2018.