Bharuch District

Population: 1,550,822 (2011)

State: Gujarat

Language: Gujarati

Headquarters: Bharuch


Area: 6527 square kilometers

Density of Population: 238 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 83.03 % - Male: 88.80 %, Female: 76.79 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:924


Boundaries of Bharuch District


North: Vadodara District, Gujarat

South: Surat District, Gujarat

East: Narmada District, Gujarat

West: Gulf of Cambay


Bharuch District Average Rainfall: 932.7 mm 

Bharuch District Average Temperature in Summer: 30.91 deg C 

Bharuch District Average Temperature in Winter: 21.32 deg C





Major Rivers: River Narmada

Blocks: Amod, Anklesvar, Bharuch, Hansot, Jambusar, Jhagadia, Vagra, Valia

Assembly Constituencies: Jambusar, Vagra, Jhagadia, Bharuch, Anklesvar


Bharuch District Nearby Attractions


1. Bhadbhuteshwar

2. Ratanpore

3. Gumaandev

4. Kotishawar Mahadev – Kadod

5. Temple of Neelkanteshwar Mahadev

6. Mani Nageshwar Temple

7. Kadia Dungar

8. Temple of Sheetla Mata

9. Shukal Tirth

10. Kabirvad

11. Alia Island

12. Dhyani Dham

13. Sarsa

14. Naman Ashram

15. Saantbheshwar


Bharuch District Facts: It was formerly known as Broach.  


Major Agricultural Products: Cotton, sugarcane, tuwar, wheat, jowar


Major Industries: Chemical and petrochemical industries, textiles, drugs and pharmaceuticals, ship building


Major Industrial Units: Reliance, Tata, Aditya Birla Group, Videocon, Welspun – Stahl Rohren, Rallis, Larsen and Toubro, Bayer, Glenmark, Aventis, Wockhardt, Lupin and Gujarat Fluorochemicals Ltd


Major Educational Institutions: Government Engineering College, Shri Sad Vidya Mandal Institute of Technology, Valia Institute of Technology, Narmada College of Science and Commerce, K. K. College of Arts and Commerce College, Shri Manilal Kadakia College of Management and Computer Studies, Narmada College of Management, Vivekanand Institute of Medical Science


Mineral Resources: Lignite, Silica, Cand Glass Stone


What is Bharuch District Famous For: Ship building and oil fields


Famous People From Bharuch District: G. T. Nanavati, Balwantray Thakore, Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, Tribhuvandas Luhar, Prachi Desai


Bharuch District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Sunday Jun 10 , 2012


Places in Bharuch District