District at a Glance

Demography

District Name District H.Q. Latitude Longitude Goegraphical Area Forest Area Desert Area Coast Line No. of Rivers Main Occupation Average Rainfall Climate Main Crops Languages Spoken
Kachchh Bhuj From 22°44’11 to 24°41’25 From 68°09’46 to 71°54’47 45,674 Sq Km 3158.24 Sq. Km (15.67%) 26174 Sq Km. (51%) 406 Km 9 Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Industries, Minning, Port, Fisheries 346 MM very dry and hot during the summer and cold during the winter Cotton, Sesame seeds, Bajri, Jowar, Castor, Groundnut, Pulses Kachchhi, Sindhi, Gujarati, Hindi, English

Administrative Setup

No. of Talukas No. of Gram Panchayats No. of Municipalities No of Towns No. of Villages No. of Habitated Villages No. of Uninhabited Villages No. of Revenue Subdivision Parliament Constituency Assembly Constituency District Panchayat Seat Taluka Panchayat Seat No. of Railway Stations No. of Post Offices
10 632 6 14 924 877 47 6 1 6 40 206 32 494

Population (Census 2011)

Population Male Population Female Population Gender Ratio Rural Population Urban Population Rural Household Urban Household Sc Population ST Population
20,92,371 10,96,737 9,95,634 908 (Per 1000 Male 908 Female) 13,63,836 7,28,535 2,86,001 1,59,671 2,58,859 24,228

Literacy Rate (Census 2011)

Literacy Literacy Male Literacy Female
70.59% 79.4% 60.87%

Education

Primary Schools Secondary Schools Technical Schools Higher Secondary Schools No. of Polytechnics No. of Colleges No. of Universities
1705 176 9 184 3 45 1

Health

Primary Health Centers Community Health Centers Civil Hospital Veterinary Hospitals
64 17 3 32