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About Surendranagar City
Surendranagar city is a historic city of Saurashtra region. Situated in the very center of Gujarat state, the city of Surendranagar is also known to be the gateway to Saurashtra. It is also known as Zalawad district as it was ruled by the Zala Rajput in the past. There are many things to know about the Surendranagar city which makes it more explorable. The city is located on the banks of river Bhogavo and also known as Wadhwan city. The population of the Surendranagar city would be around 1.7 million people according to the last census. Major festivals celebrated in Surendranagar are Diwali, Holi, Navratri, and Kite Festival.
Surendranagar city is established and developed by the Maharaja Surendrasinh. The city is well placed between the two big cities of Rajkot and Ahmedabad. The city of Surendranagar or Wadhwan is small but it is a hotspot of some of the happening things in Gujarat. There are some of the well-known educational institutes of the Saurashtra region and Gujarat state located in Surendranagar. C. U. Shah medical college in Surendranagar city is one of the best in the state. Also, there are old and established institutes for engineering, pharmacy, and management. There are also good options for school education for kids with CBSE and the Gujarat Board of education. Also, you can find modern and well-equipped healthcare centers in the city.
Surendranagar City Image Gallery
The city of Surendranagar has both urban and semi-urban population. The core business of the Surendranagar city is the trade and processing of the agricultural products, mainly cotton and cottonseed oil. Other industries of Surendranagar city is plastic products, textile, soap, and paints, glass, ceramics, and pottery. Also, there are some salt industries in and around Surendranagar city.
There are many things to see and do in Surendranagar. Particularly the places related to natural beauties are best to view here. There are many tourist attractions to check in and around the city. Once upon a time, Surendranagar was the colonial hill station of Saurashtra. Also, it is believed that the dry and clear air of Surendranagar city can heal the problem related to cough and tuberculosis disease. Top places to visit around Surendranagar city include Chotila, Dholidhaja Dam, Trineteshwar Temple and Tarnetar Melo (fair), Nalsarovar Wild Sanctuary and Wild Ass Sanctuary, Sayla Jain Temple, etc. People of Surendranagar are very food-loving people and you can find both authentic Gujarati and Kathiawadi cousin here. There are plenty of good restaurants serving the special food verities of Surendranagar. Also, there are some food joints to try street food in Surendranagar. The city is also famous for its Wadhwani Marcha (Green Chili) mostly used in every Gujarati recipe and especially for all types of Chili Pickle.
Situated in the very center of Gujarat state, the city of Surendranagar is also known to be the gateway to Saurashtra. It is also known as Zalawad district as it was ruled by the Zala Rajput in the past.
Surendranagar is well connected through rail and road. It has a prominent distance from Rajkot and Ahmedabad, two of the biggest cities in Gujarat. Also, it falls between the rail like of Ahmedabad-Rajkot. Thus Surendranagar is a city of importance and one of the major industrial clusters of Gujarat.