History of VALSAD

Geography

Valsad, India. A street in Valsad, South Gujarat. Valsad, India.
Valsad is located at 20°38'N 72°56'E? / ?20.63°N 72.93°E? / 20.63; 72.93. It has an average elevation of 13 metres (42 feet).

General Information

Valsad has got population count of about 68,679 according to latest census. Valsad district gives home to some of popular names such as Vapi (the Chemical Hub of Gujarat), Umbergaon & Sarigam (The Industrial Estates). The union territories of Daman and Dadra & Nagar Haveli, which are important tourist destinations, are located near Valsad. This city's longitude and latitude are 72.98 and 20.54 respectively.

Demographics

Valsad had a population of 68,825. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Valsad has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 77%. Gujarati and Marathi are the main languages of Valsad.

Railways

Valsad has got its landmark importance in railways. Valsad Station was established in 1925. City has got Valsad Control Tower for better railway operation in range of hundreds of kilometres. The city has workshops for train as well as coach maintenance. Many trains even originate from Valsad such as Valsad-Bandra (4:35 PM IST Up), Valsad Fast Passenger (4:55 AM IST), Valsad Kanpur Kamdar Sp Train (Mondays 05:55 PM IST-Dhr), Gujarat Queen, Vadodra-Valsad Intercity.

Tithal

Tithal Beach is a tourist attraction in the coastal region of Valsad, overlooking the Arabian sea. It has many tourist attractions including some grand temples like, Shri Sai Baba & Shri Swami Narayan. The Indian government has funded in the development of the area, due to its popularity with local and foreign tourists alike. There are plenty of stalls and shops selling various kinds like Bajiya, Dabeli, Bhel Chat Coconut water and of souvenirs. You will also find places to eat both indoors and outdoors with plenty of choice from a full meal to traditionally prepared snacks. There is also a play area for children, public toilets and hotels.

Population of Valsad City

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