Vansda, also known as Bansda, is a city and a municipality in the Navsari district in the Indian State of Gujarat, covering an area of 557 km².

Vansda is connected with Waghai, Chikhli, Saputara, Nasik, Vapi, Dharampur, Shamlaji by State highway. Nearest railway station is Unai, though only narrow gauge trains pass through the station. Nearest railways station for broad gauge trains is Bilimora Jn.

Vansda is a beautiful town of full social activities. The activities of Junior Chamber International is also running in Vansda Town with the name of JCI Vansda Royal founded by Mr. Amitsinh Desai.

Jaikishan, of most successful Hindi film music director duo Shankar Jaikishan was born and brought up here.

Bansda was once the capital of Princely State of Bansda till 1949.[1] There is a Tower in Vansda which shows the royal heritage of Vansda, There is a Mosque near the Tower, and Nadir-shah Pir Dargah in Champawadi, where lots of Hindu and Muslim devotees come.

Bansada, Bansda
Market street
Market street
Vansda is located in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat, India
Vansda is located in India
Vansda (India)
Coordinates: 20°27′N 73°13′E / 20.45°N 73.22°ECoordinates: 20°27′N 73°13′E / 20.45°N 73.22°E
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Navsari
 • Total 215 km2 (83 sq mi)
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 40,382
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 396580
Vehicle registration GJ 21
Nearest city Bilimora
Vidhan Sabha constituency Vansda
Climate cool (Köppen)

See also


  1. ^ India (Republic). Superintendent of Census Operations, Gujarat (1964). Surat. Director, Government Print. and Stationery, Gujarat State. Retrieved 27 February 2015.

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