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Bhavnagar was founded in the 18th century by Bhav Singhji. This sprawling industrial city was founded as a port in 1743, it is still a prominent trading post for cotton products. Bhavnagar’s commercial importance is enhanced by its proximity with the Gulf of Cambay and the Arabian Sea.
- Shantilal Shah Engineering College, Sidsar, Bhavnagar.
- Samaldas Arts & Mehta Commerce College.
- Sir P.P.Institute of Science.
- Valia Arts College.
- Gharshala High school.
- Daxinamurty High School.
- M.K. Jamod High School.
- Mahdi School
Point of interests
- Gandhi Smriti Library,
- Gopnath, Takhteshwar Temple
- Ganga Deri
- Barton Library
- Hathab Bungalow
- Dilbahar House
- Victoria Park
- Gaurishankar Lake.
- Alang Ship Breaking yard
Bhavnagar city is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district has a population of over 20 lakhs and an area of over 9940 km². There close to 800 villages in this district.
- Palitana - Major pilgrimage place for Jains.
- Sihor - Brahma Kund is a sacred tank having about 100 sculptured idols of Hindu deities. It is believed to be built between the 11th and 12th centuries Raja Sidharaj.
- Vataman - New Bhagwan Adinath derasar located in this town on the highway from Ahmedabad
- Groundnut, onion, cotton and bajra.
Exports of Cotton, ship machinary and dehydrated onions
Bhavnagar being a natraul harbour it is a major port in Gujarat.
The Indian Salt and Marine Research Institutes are located in Bhavnagar.
Velavadar National Park is in this district. The park is noted for black bucks. Black bucks can run a speed of 90 km/h, the fastest long-distance runner among animals. The male bucks are black and white with spiral horns.
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