Jamnagar

Jamnagar
/jahm nug"euhr/, n.
a city in W Gujarat, in W central India. 227,640.

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India
 city, southwestern Gujarat (Gujarāt) state, west-central India. Jamnagar is situated on the Kathiawar Peninsula, southeast of Bedi, its port on the Gulf of Kachchh (Kachchh, Gulf of) (Kutch) of the Arabian Sea. Founded in 1540, it was the capital of former Nawanagar state. Lakhota Fort and the Kotha Bastion, two magnificent old buildings, are situated on an island in the middle of Ranmal Lake in the centre of the city. The fort has been turned into a museum that exhibits sculptures from the 9th to the18th century. Jamnagar's historic temples and palaces contrast with modern factories, hospitals, and residential districts. Cement, pottery, textiles, and salt are the main industrial products. Jamnagar is famous for its bandhani (tie-dyeing work), gold embroidery, and metalware. It is the seat of Gujarat Ayurved University. Jamnagar is served by highways, railways, and an airport.

      The surrounding area includes parts of the Barda Hills. Mangroves on the shores of the Gulf of Kachchh provide firewood and pasture. The principal crops are grains, cotton, and potatoes. Hand-loomed cloth and silk are the chief manufactures. Fishing is important. Pop. (2001) city, 443,518; urban agglom., 556,956.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Jamnagar — [jäm nug′ər] city in W Gujarat state, W India: pop. 342,000 …   English World dictionary

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  • Jamnagar — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Jāmnagar Country and Admin Code IN.09.1269318 IN …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Jamnagar — geographical name city W India in W Gujarat on Gulf of Kachchh population 350,544 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jamnagar — Jam•na•gar [[t]dʒɑmˈnʌg ər[/t]] n. geg a city in W Gujarat, in W central India. 350,544 …   From formal English to slang


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