Vadgam

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Vadgam
village
Vadgam is located in Gujarat
Vadgam
Vadgam
Location in Gujarat, India
Vadgam is located in India
Vadgam
Vadgam
Vadgam (India)
Coordinates: 24°5′0″N 72°29′0″E / 24.08333°N 72.48333°E / 24.08333; 72.48333Coordinates: 24°5′0″N 72°29′0″E / 24.08333°N 72.48333°E / 24.08333; 72.48333
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictBanaskantha district
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code02739
Vehicle registrationGJ 8
Nearest cityPalanpur
Lok Sabha constituencyPatan
Vidhan Sabha constituencyVadgam
Websitehttp://vadgam.com/

Vadgam is located in India, situated in Banaskantha district in northern Gujarat. Administratively, it is a Taluka. There are 110 villages under this Taluka. Vadgam region also known as a Dhandhar.

Geography[edit]

Stepwell of Vadgam

Vadgam is situated between Kheralu and Palanpur, 15 km away from Palanpur the main city of the Banaskantha District. It is a commercial place for the surrounding the villages Memadpur, Kodaram, Pilucha, Rupal, Gola, Parakhadi, Magarwada, Nandotra,Majadar, Gidasan and Nanosana. average raindrop in vadgam region is 706mm.

History[edit]

During the British Raj Vadgam was the capital of Wadagam State, one of the princely states of the Mahi Kantha Agency ruled by Rajputs.[1]

Government Library established in 1991

Nearby places of interest[edit]

  • Ambaji: 50 km
  • Mount Abu: 100 km
  • Sebhar: 25 km
  • Nagneshwari Maa tempal (Memadpur) : 5 km

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