Pardi

Pardi

[pahr-dee]
For the place in Azerbaijan, see Pərdili.
Pardi is a town and a municipality in Valsad district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Roughly 14 km south of the district headquarters city of Valsad, Pardi has a rail station on the Mumbai-Vadodara line of Western Railway (India). National Highway 8 bisects the town in east and west regions. The town has a municipality office and a court.

The town of Vapi, a large industrial township for small-scale industries, falls under Pardi taluka administration and is about 14 km south of Pardi town. Pardi has its own industrial zone which is governed by GIDC and caters mainly to the Chemical industry.

Udavada, the holy town for Parsis, is about 7 km south of Pardi town.

Geography

Pardi is located at . It has an average elevation of 18 metres (59 feet).

Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Pardi had a population of 25,241. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pardi has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Pardi, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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