Gandevi is a City and a Municipality in Navsari district in the state of Gujarat, India.


Gandevi is located in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat, India
Gandevi is located in India
Gandevi (India)
Coordinates: 20°49′N 72°59′E / 20.82°N 72.98°ECoordinates: 20°49′N 72°59′E / 20.82°N 72.98°E
Country India
 • Total8 km2 (3 sq mi)
9 m (30 ft)
 • Total15,843
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code91 2634
Vehicle registrationGJ
Sex ratio1:1 /


As of 2001 India census,[1] Gandevi had a total population of 15,865 in 3,243 households with an even sex ratio. Gandevi has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is around 81%, and female literacy is around 72%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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.
2002 Gujarat Legislative Assembly election

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Amalsad is a small town in Gujarat, India. It is a prominent rail junction on the Mumbai-Vadodara line of the Western Railway (India). The three closest localities to Amalsad are Gandevi, Kachholi and Billimora.


Bilimora is a city situated on the banks of the river Ambika, in Gandevi taluka and Navsari district of Gujarat state in India. The city comes under the purview of the Surat Metropolitan Region. The city is roughly 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of the city of Surat and is the southernmost point of the Surat Metropolitan Region and the Metropolis of Surat. It is also one the larger cities in the area. It is linked to Surat by SH 6 and SH 88.In the late 18th century, the Baroda State established a naval station at Bilimora, a port about 40 miles (64 km) south of Surat, known as Bunder Bilimora Suba Armor. A fleet of 50 vessels was stationed here, mostly sailboats, cargo vessels for trading and military vessels to secure the sea from the Portuguese, the Dutch and the French.


Dhanori is a small village in Navsari district in the state of Gujarat, India. It is about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the city of Valsad and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of the district city of Navsari.

Dhanori is well connected to Surat, Bilimora, Navsari, Gandevi by road, and it is in these places that most of the village population work. Their primary occupation is that of farming i.e Rice, sugarcane, chickoo and Mango. Dhanori also has one primary school and one Ashram Sala. Dhanori is located 5 Km away from National highway no.8 which is connected between Mumbai and Ahmedabad.

Dhanori hosts annual Diwali function which is well known within Navsari district. The function includes competitions such as Rangoli, Aarti decoration, food dishes, Music and various sports.

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Gujarat Legislative Assembly

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Kachholi is a village in Gujarat, India and lies near to the banks of the Ambika River. The nearest towns are Gandevi and Amalsad.

There is a Hindu temple, dedicated to Shiva, called Gangeshwar Mandir. There is a huge fair during Mahashivratri at this temple. Also there is a school for deaf children.

Kachholi is also called the birthplace of politics because the Indian National Congress had its head office in the village in early 1900.

It is served by rail from Amalsad and has regular bus services running through connecting it to towns such as Valsad in the South and Navsari in the North.

Vaibhavi Sonu Solanki who is a student leader and has held the positions of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 was born in this town in 1994.

There is a deaf-mute students school in Kaacholi which is quite famous for its higher education teaching skills for the handicapped children.

The young boys has a group in this village which celebrates Ganesh Chaturti, Navratri, Jalaram Jayanti and many other festivals.

List of constituencies of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly

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List of districts of Gujarat

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Kutch is the largest district of Gujarat while Dang is the smallest. Ahmedabad district has the highest population while Dang has the lowest. Surat is the most densely populated district while Kutch is the least.

There are 250 Talukas (subdivisions of districts) in Gujarat.

List of state highways in Gujarat

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Navsari (Lok Sabha constituency)

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Navsari (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Navsari assembly constituency (નવસારી વિધાનસભા બેઠક) is one of the 182 assembly constituencies of Gujarat. It is located in Navsari district.

Navsari district

Navsari is an administrative district in the state of Gujarat in India, with its headquarters at Navsari city. The district covers an area of 2,211 square kilometres roughly equal to country like Luxembourg and the US state of Delaware, and had a population of 1,329,672 in 2011 roughly equal to country like Estonia and the US state of Hawaii. The district was formed in 1997 after Valsad district was bifurcated into Valsad and Navsari districts.69.23% of the district's population is rural, and 48.1% of its population is scheduled tribes.Dudhia Talao:

Dudhia Talao had been a lake. It has become a major market area with a shopping center. There is a reputed eye hospital near Dudhia Talao built in the early 1970s. The Ashapuri Temple is on Dudhia Talao. Part of the Dudhia Talao was given to J.N. Tata Navsari Memorial Trust and they filled up the pond and built one of the finest auditoriums in Navsari where performing arts and meetings take place. It is known as J.N. Tata Memorial Hall.

Navsari has a large Parsi-Zoroastrian community. Dr. Dadabhoy Navroji & Mr. Jamsetji Tata, founder of the Tata group of companies, were born here. J. N. Tata's birthplace is still preserved as a memorial by the local branch of Tata Steel Factory in the outskirts of the city.

Sayaji Vaibhav Public Library is an important public building in Navsari. Meherji Rana Library of Tarota Bazaar, Motafalia, Navsari has one of the oldest scriptures of Zoroastrian community.

The city picked up a greater pace commercially during the diamond polishing business soared in the region.

Jehangir Talkies is one of the oldest cinema house. The name talkies implies that it refers to the era when movies started talking.

Tower is a clock tower in Navsari. It serves as important landmark. The old post office of Navsari was near the Tower. Navsari's postal code is 396445.


Taliyara is a village of Gandevi taluka, Navsari district in south part of Gujarat State, India.

It is situated on the road connecting two villages dhamdacha and devdha, on the banks of the Ambika River. The population of Taliyara consists of Anavil, Koli and Halpati, Dhodiya

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The nearby towns are Gandevi and Bilimora.

Populated places in Navsari district
Cities and towns
Villages and settlements

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