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Nakhatrana (About this soundpronunciation ) is a panchayat village and headquarters for a taluka in the middle of Kutch, Gujarat, in India.[1]

Nakhatrana
village
Nakhatrana is located in Gujarat
Nakhatrana
Nakhatrana
Location in Gujarat, India
Nakhatrana is located in India
Nakhatrana
Nakhatrana
Nakhatrana (India)
Coordinates: 23°21′00″N 69°15′48″E / 23.35000°N 69.26333°E / 23.35000; 69.26333Coordinates: 23°21′00″N 69°15′48″E / 23.35000°N 69.26333°E / 23.35000; 69.26333
Country India
StateGujarat
DistrictKutch
TalukaNakhatrana
Area
 • Total2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total12,534
 • Density6,300/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Officialkutchi, Gujarati, Hindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
370615
Telephone code02835
Vehicle registrationGJ-12
Nearest cityBhuj
ClimateDry (Köppen)
Websitegujaratindia.com


Nakhatrana got its name from a very famous tale when Paliwal Bramhins from Pali migrated to Kutch, the then ruler gifted greenest part of Kutch with out any document, 'khat' in Gujarati. Joshi is the popular surname of Bramhins here

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DemographicsEdit

In the 2011 census[2], the village of Nakhatrana had 17478.[3]

Street foodEdit

A large village, it is famous for its spicy Dabeli snack and bangles. It is also famous for Spicy Onion Samosa

EducationEdit

K.V. High School is an old school with a history. Divine school, Uma high school, Archana St Xaviers, Keshav Saraswati Vidhya Madir

The village contain 6 government primary school, 2 high schools, 4 private schools, 1 college and ITI. Nakhatrana is developing educational centre.[citation needed] Nakhatrana is located on National Highway 8.


Places of Attraction near NakhatranaEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Villages of Nakhatrana Taluka
  2. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 8 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Census 2001 Population Finder: Gujarat: Kachchh: Nakhatrana: Nakhatrana". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Archived from the original on 30 May 2013.