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Patdi
town
Patdi is located in Gujarat
Patdi
Patdi
Location in Gujarat, India
Patdi is located in India
Patdi
Patdi
Patdi (India)
Coordinates: 23°11′N 71°48′E / 23.19°N 71.80°E / 23.19; 71.80Coordinates: 23°11′N 71°48′E / 23.19°N 71.80°E / 23.19; 71.80
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictSurendranagar
Population
 • Total30,000
Languages
 • OfficialGujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
382765
Telephone code02757
Vehicle registrationGJ
Nearest cityViramgam
Literacy40%

Patdi is a town and former princely state on the Saurashtra peninsula in Gujarat, western India.

History

Patdi used to be an estate in prant of Eastern Kathiawar.

Ruling Desai Patel Shris

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Economy

The main business of Patdi is salt production and related products. It provides a salt transportation channel to India. Patdi provides the best market for the consumer needs of neighbouring villages.[citation needed] It also provides a farmers' market and cotton processing units.

Transport

The town is located 90 km west of Ahmedabad in Ahmedabad district with a population of approximately 20,000. Ahmedabad International Airport is the nearest airport, located 90 km away. Patdi has a lesser frequency of train connections.[citation needed] The nearest station having enough trains is Viramgam (30 km).

Patdi town is on the edge of Little Rann of Kachchh, the inner fort of Patdi, which is secured by dip water and city suburbs. Patdi is also known for its Surajmalji highschool.[citation needed]

Climate

Due to the neighbouring "Desert", the climate is dry but not much different from other parts of Gujarat. Patdi was the first state in India which had electricity by private rajwadas.

References

  1. ^ "Princely States of India: K-Z". Retrieved 19 February 2021.