Vyara

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Vyara
city
Vyara is located in Gujarat
Vyara
Vyara
Location in Gujarat, India
Vyara is located in India
Vyara
Vyara
Vyara (India)
Coordinates: 21°07′N 73°24′E / 21.12°N 73.4°E / 21.12; 73.4Coordinates: 21°07′N 73°24′E / 21.12°N 73.4°E / 21.12; 73.4
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictTapi
Government
 • BodyNagar Palika
Elevation
69 m (226 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total50,789
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN CODE
394650
Vehicle registrationGJ - 26
Websitegujaratindia.com

Vyara is a town and the district headquarters of the Tapi district in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Vyara had a population of 36,213. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Vyara has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 69%. In Vyara, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. In Vyara district, 39% population belongs from Scheduled Tribe and 2.4% population belongs from Scheduled Castes. Dhodia, Gamit, Chaudhari, Vasava, Kokani, Brahmin, Jain, Sindhi, Bhoy, Christian, Muslim and Parsi population lives in the district.

Geography[edit]

Vyara is located at 21°07′N 73°24′E / 21.12°N 73.4°E / 21.12; 73.4.[3] 65km away from surat on nh6. It has an average elevation of 69 metres (226 feet).

History[edit]

Vyara town was ruled by Gaekwads of the Princely State of Baroda during 1721 until 1949 when it joined the Indian union, the region also lied under Princely State of Bansda during its reign in 1781 and was acceded to India on 10 June 1948. Vyara is also the birthplace of Amarsingh Chaudhry, the ex-Chief Minister of Gujarat State.

Tapi District consists of the five Talukas of Songadh, Valod, Vyara, Ucchal, and Nizar. Vyara has many attractive natural places to visit across town and in city like Jalvatika Garden, Gaytri mandir, Vyara fort, Mayadevi Waterfall Temple, Padamdugri, Mahal Camp, Gaumukh, Ukai Dam, Unai, Kakrapar Dam, Jankivan and River Front inaugurated in 2018.

Transport[edit]

Air[edit]

Surat Airport located in Surat is 52 km away from Vyara, providing both domestic flights.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport located in Mumbai is most major international airport nearest from vyara.

Rail[edit]

Vyara is well connected to other major cities of the India via regular trains.


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=536483
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Vyara