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  Bhavnagar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bhavnagar is a coastal city, located at 21.76° N 72.15° E in the eastern coast of Saurashtra, also known as Kathiawar, a peninsular part of the state of Gujarat, in the western region of India at altitude at the elevation of 24m from sea level.
Bhavnagar is considered a city of education and culture, and is known as the cultural capital of Saurashtra.
Bhavnagar’s commercial importance is enhanced by its proximity with the Gulf of Cambay and the Arabian Sea.
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 Bhavnagar district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bhavnagar is a peninsular district of Western Gujarat.
Bhavnagar city is the administrative headquarters of the district.
Bhavnagar borders with Ahmedabad and Surendranagar districts to the North, the Gulf of Cambay to the East and South and Amreli and Rajkot districts to the West.
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 Gujarat. Bhavnagar, now a flourishing port on the Gulf of Khambhat.
Bhavnagar was founded in 1743 and is now a flourishing port on the Gulf of Khambhat.
Bhavnagar is a coastal city with ports, salt works, ship building and ship breaking yards along its coast.
Bhavnagar has a myriad relics of its princely rule like the victoria memorial and the Takhty Sinhji hospital.
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 Bhavnagar, Information on Bhavnagar, Bhavnagar in Gujarat
Bhavnagar lies in the southeast corner of the Kathiawar peninsula in the Saurashtra plains.
Bhavnagar was founded by Bhav Singh ji Gohil in 1723 AD near the Gulf of Khambhat, on a carefully chosen strategic location having potential of maritime trade.
Bhavnagar grew into one of the 15th richest princely states in India during the early 20th century.
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 Welcome to our Bhavnagar online guestbook, message board city news history of bhavnagar a place to leave and remember ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bhavnagar is the second largest city in the Saurashtra Peninsula in Gujarat State, western India.
Bhavnagar is also known as the cultural Capital of Saurashtra Its life is rooted in communal and cultural harmony.
In the course of 275 year history, Bhavnagar came to be adorned by some beautiful building preserving the flavour of period constructions.
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 Gujarat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gujarat is home to four National Parks, including Gir Forest National Park, near Junagadh, Blackbuck National Park in Bhavnagar District, Vansda National Park in Navsari District, and Marine National Park on the Gulf of Kutch in Jamnagar District.
The major cities in Gujarat are Ahmedabad, Vadodara (Baroda), Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar Jamnagar and Junagadh.
Palitana Temples: this is a complex of Jain temples situated 51 km south west of Bhavnagar.
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 Bhavnagar Tourism - Bhavnagar India Tourism - Bhavnagar Tourism Guide : India Line Travel
"Bhavnagar is an 18th century city and is a premier cotton-exporting sea-port on the south-eastern Saurashtra coast.
Bhavnagar today has a number of small, medium and large industries and is a premier cotton-exporting seaport.
Bhavnagar and Palitana are on the metre guage line of the Western Railway.
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 THE COMFORTS - BHAVNAGAR, Gujarat - Hotels, Resorts, Commercial, Residential, Time Share, Budget & Themetic Property ...
Bhavnagar lies in the southeast corner of the peninsular region of Gujarat known as Kathiawad or Saurashtra.
Once the capital of a princely state, Bhavnagar is home to several lakes and temples.
For the tourist, Bhavnagar serves as a convenient base to visit the Jain temples at Palitana on the Shatrunjaya hills and the Velvadar Sanctuary, the home of the famous Indian Black buck.
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 1Up India > India > Gujarat > Bhavnagar city - Gujarat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bhavnagar was founded in 1723 AD by Bhav Singhji, a member of the Gohil Rajput clan which came to the Saurashtra coast from Rajasthan in the 12th century.
The Nilambagh palace hotel was built in 1859 AD as the Yuvraj Bungalow (residence of the crown prince) by a German architect, Mr.
This is the place where the Punjabi Muslim falconers appointed by the Maharajahs of Bhavnagar used to capture peregrine falcons that hunted the sea waters and roosted on the craggy rocks.
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Ancient bardic tales and genealogical records suggest that the Gohil clan, to which the Royal house of Bhavnagar belongs, descend from the Lunar race of Paurava Rajputs.
Bhavnagar became the capital in 1723, after Raol Shri Bhavsinhji I found Sihor vulnerable to attack by the Maratha invaders.
Bhavnagar has been the capital and name of the state, ever since.
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 Bhavnagar City of Gujarat State
Founded as a port in 1743, Bhavnagar is still an important trading post for the cotton goods manufactured in Gujarat.
Bhavnagar is a sprawling city with distinctly separate old and new sections.
The bus stand is in the new part of town and the railway station is at the far end of the old town around 2.Skm away.
www.gujaratplus.com /web/gujarat/cities/bhavnagar.htm   (415 words)

 Gujarat Maritime Board - Ports - Bhavnagar
Bhavnagar is an all-weather direct berthing Port for smaller vessels.
High tide at concrete Jetty is 22 Minutes earlier than the time given the in tide table for Bhavnagar.
The port is well connected with the State Highway, Bhavnagar city is about 10 kms.
www.gmbports.org /ports_bhavnagar.htm   (188 words)

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Once the capital of the princely state of Bhavnagar, today it is the headquarters of the district by the same name.
Today, however the only activities related to sea; in the vicinity of Bhavnagar take place at the port of Ghogha and at Alang which is also Asia's largest ship breaking facility.
The first of its kind in Gujarat, this gate is used to trap the sea water so as to keep the ships in the harbor afloat during the period of low tide.
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 rediff.com: Quakes in Saurashtra (Gujarat)
The entire Saurashtra region, including Bhavnagar, and Kutch region in Gujarat are vulnerable to earthquakes as per available seismic data.
Paliyad recorded a quake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale in 1938, Amreli 3.2 in 1978, Surendranagar 3.6 in 1978, Bhavnagar 3.3 in 1979, Maliya 2.6 in 1979, Bhavnagar 3.6 in 1979, Rajkot 4.4 in 1998, Bhavnagar 2.5 in 1999 and again Bhavnagar 3.8 on January 31, 2000.
Bhavnagar and its surrounding areas have been experiencing tremors since Tuesday last after an earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale jolted the area, creating panic among the residents as several houses developed cracks.
www.rediff.com /news/2000/sep/16quake1.htm   (487 words)

 JAIN HERITAGE CENTRES - GUJRAT - BHAVNAGAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
There is a huge population of Jains in the city and suburbs of Bhavnagar, many Jain monthlies and weeklies are published here.
The temple is situated in the vast open space in the central part of the city of Bhavnagar.
The nearest railway station is the Bhavnagar station.
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 Bhavnagar,Gujarat,India,places to visit in gujarat,palitana,saurashtra,gandhi smriti,takhteshwar ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
An 18th century coastal city, Bhavnagar was the capital of an erstwhile princely state.Bhavnagar was founded by Bhavsinhji Gohil, the rulers of Sihor in 1723 AD.It is an intermediate port with a natural harbour.
For the tourist it is a convenientbase for visits to the town of Palitana and the sacred hill of Shatrunjaya.It is a premier cotton-exporting seaport on the south-eastern Saurashtra coast.
One of the oldest monuments in Bhavnagar, it is a favourite spot for men of all age group.Old age people prefer to sit here and read newspaper, dailies, magazines to spend their time.Old books, manuscripts, rare coins, arms and armour used by the rulers of Bhavnagar are on display at the Barton Library and Museum.
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 Bhavnagar - India - Mark Moxon, Travel Writer
Bhavnagar is notable for nothing (at least, as far as the visitor to India is concerned).
I was staying there as a base from which to visit the ship-breaking yard of Alang, some 50km to the southeast, but Bhavnagar reminded me not only of the delights of travelling in a rarely visited state in the off-season, but also of the main reason for my enjoyment of India: the people.
The fair was small but was obviously a focus for the single young men and women of Bhavnagar: to put it bluntly, it was the Indian equivalent of the pick-up joint.
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 Bhavnagar Travel, Bhavnagar Hotels, Bhavnagar Travel Agent, Bhavnagar Tours, Bhavnagar Travel Guide, Bhavnagar Tour ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Location : Bhavnagar, on the southern side of the vast Gujarat state, has a vast coastline and districts of Ahemedabad, Rajkot and Surendranagar surrounding it.
About Bhavnagar : Probably the most recent princely states of India, Bhavnagar was established by Bhavsinhji Gohil to escape the wrath of Maratha invaders.
He shifted his capital from Sihor to Bhavnagar in the 18th century, with the twin objectives of taking advantage of the sea as a defensive measure and to secure the advantages of maritime trade.
www.t2india.com /place-info.php?place=83-Bhavnagar   (300 words)

 Bhavnagar Travel Guide, Bhavnagar City Travel Guide, BhavnagarTourism Guide, Bhavnagar Tour Guide, India
Bhavnagar is located in the peninsular part of the state of Gujarat, in the western region of India.
Bhavnagar travel will make your tour to Gujurat an enticing experience.
Travel Bhavnagar the city that encompasses the beauty and culture of the state.
www.surfindia.com /travel/gujarat/bhavnagar-travel-guide.html   (238 words)

 ChannelTimes.com > Speakout > City Comments > Bhavnagar
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We; the member of association of Bhavnagar (ABCD) faces similar problem of non-functioning and passive leadership right from it's inception.
Not single activity is registered which the association has lead on its own for the benefit of their members.
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To travel from and to Bhavnagar city, Government (GSRTC) and private buses are available very easily:
The inexpensive hotels in Bhavnagar are in the old bazaar area.
The Hotel Mini (+91 278 512915, Station Road), located in the old city, close to the train station, is one of the better and friendlier budget hotels.
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 Bhavnagar, Tours to Bhavnagar, Holidays in Bhavnagar, Hotel Bookings in Bhavnagar
It is a sprawling city with distinctly separate old and new sections.
The town of Palitana is little more than a gateway to Shatrunjaya, the Place of Victory.
Mumbai- Bhavnagar- Sasangir- Wankaner- Ahmedabad- Udaipur- Jaipur- Ranthambore- Bharatpur- Agra- Delhi
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 Sightseeing places of Bhavnagar.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Made in Pure marble during the 19th century this temple on the hillock of Takhteshwar was the royal temple of the Bhavnagar kings.
Before Bhavsinhji founded Bhavnagar Sihor was the capital of Gohil Rajputs.
A 56 kms drive from Bhavnagar takes you to the foot of Shatrunjaya hill of Palitana.
www.t2india.com /sightseeing.php?var1=Bhavnagar&var=83&state=Gujarat   (470 words)

 Bhavnagar - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Its manufactures include chemicals, textiles, wood products, bricks, and tiles; it has rail connections.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Bhavnagar" at HighBeam.
Residents flee Bhavnagar as mild tremors rock city
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Each semester is of about 90 working days and the course coverage is sufficiently comprehensive to meet the industrial requirement of good managers.
Financial Aid is available to the students under various schemes of the University of Bhavnagar and Gujarat State Government.
The Department of Business Administration, Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar offers specialization in following three areas out of that the students will be required two specialization for their M.B.A. Degree Programme.
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