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Country  India
Languages spoken  Gujarati, Hindi
Area  9 km2
State  Gujarat
District  Navsari

Bilimora is a city situated on the banks of the river Ambika, in Gandevi taluka and Navsari district of Gujarat state in India. The city comes under the purview of the Surat Metropolitan Region. The city is roughly 70 kilometres (43 mi) south of the city of Surat and is the southernmost point of the Surat Metropolitan Region and the Metropolis of Surat. It is also one the larger cities in the area. It is linked to Surat by SH 6 and SH 88.


Map of Bilimora

In the late 18th century, the Baroda State established a naval station at Bilimora, a port about 40 miles (64 km) south of Surat, known as Bunder Bilimora Suba Armor. A fleet of 50 vessels was stationed here, mostly sailboats, cargo vessels for trading and military vessels to secure the sea from the Portuguese, the Dutch and the French.


Bilimora is located at 20.75°N 72.95°E? / 20.75; 72.95. It has an average elevation of 4 metres (13 ft). Bilimora is second largest city in Navsari district after Navsari city. The city is supposed to have been surrounded by three rivers: Ambica from the north, Kaveri River from south, and Karera River passes close by.

People and culture

Bilimora Culture of Bilimora

Most of the population is of Gujarati people however there are a few migrants from Maharashtra and other South Indian states.

Bilimora Culture of Bilimora

There were also lot of Parsi in the town; now the Parsi population is not much significant however still there is street Agiyari Mahollo inhabited by Parsi.

Although Bilimora is in the state of Gujarat on political map it has lot of cultural influence of Mumbai which is around 220 km. it takes 3 hours by train and 4 hours by road to reach Mumbai from Bilimora.


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