5 Facts About Bhavnagar

1. As of 2011 India census, Bhavnagar had a population of 593,768.

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2. City of Bhavnagar was one of the earliest towns to have underground drainage in Gujarat, and was among the first cities in Gujarat to have a water filtration plant.

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3. Until the independence of India in 1947, Bhavnagar was an independent state ruled by the Rajput Gohil family.

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4. The former princely state of Bhavnagar was known as Gohilwad, "Land of the Gohils".

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5. In 1911, HH Maharani Nundkanvarba of Bhavnagar was awarded the Order of the Crown of India, the highest Imperial award for women of the Empire.

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