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Amrapur
Village
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Jamnagar
Population
 (2001)
 • Total 250
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Postal Index Number
361130
Vehicle registration GJ

Amrapur is a town and former petty princely state in Jamnagar, in Kathiawar, Gujarat state, western India.

Village

Most inhabitants are farmers. Some of them are connected with animal husbandry. Mr Vijaybhai Borsadiya is currently sarpanch of the village‍.

Location

Amrapur is surrounded on three sides by a dam. Amrapur is located at 22°22′17″N 70°23′11″E / 22.371262°N 70.38633°E / 22.371262; 70.38633 On Globe. The road to it is from Kalavad to Ranuja, Dhutarpur, Sumary, Kharavedha, Amrapur.

Statistics

  • Population (approx): 250
  • Buildings (approx): 25
  • Temples: 3
  • Shops: 2
  • Primary School:1

History

Amrapur was the seat of an eponymous non-salute princely state in Halar prant, comprising it and another village on Saurashtra peninsula in present Gujarat, western India. It was ruled by Muslim Chieftains of a Shaikh family.

It had a population of 1210 in 1901, yielding a state revenue of 8,000 Rupees (all from land, 1903-4) and paying 511 Rupees to the British.

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