<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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() is a city, a municipality
and the district headquarters of the Tapi district
in the Indian state
Vyara is located at . It has an average elevation of 69 metres
, Vyara had a population of 36,213. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Vyara has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 69%. In Vyara, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Vyara town was ruled by the Gaekwads
of the Princely State
and it still has a fort of the Gaekwad family. The population residing here mainly consists of the Chaudhary
, Darji, and Maharashtrian
Communities. The town has large numbers of migrants from Uttar Pradesh
.Vyara is also the birthplace of Amarsingh Chaudhry (died 2003), the ex-Chief Minister of Gujarat
Vyara is connected via rail and road transport. It is about 300 k.m. far away from Mumbai international airport.
Vyara is the headquarters of the Tapi District
which came into existence on 2 October, 2007, created by the Gujarat
Government under Chief Minister Narendra Modi
. Tapi District consists of the five Talukas
of Vyara, Songadh
, Valod, Nizar and Ucchal. The District was separated from the greater......