About Mehmedabad

Mehmedabad is a town in Kheda district of Gujarat. Also a assembly constituency, it is of significant importance from political point of view. The city has witnessed considerable growth and development in recent times. Laden with sufficient infrastructure and amenities, Mehmedabad enjoys connectivity with other parts of the state. Modaj, Godhra, Ghodasar and Kheda are some of the nearby cities from here.
About Mehmedabad

Geography of Mehmedabad

Mehmedabad is located at geographical coordinates of 22.83°North and 72.77°East with an average elevation of 33 meters or 108 feet above sea level. It is situated on the banks of Vatrak River and is located 19 km from Kheda and 51 km from the state capital of Gandhinagar.

Transport in Mehmedabad

It has a very good road connectivity to different nearby cities. National Highway 59 passes through the city linking it to major cities like AhmedabadSurat and Ratlam. There is a railway station here where many major trains have a halt. Ahmedabad junction is another major railway station very near from here located at a distance of 30 KM. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad is the nearest one from here.

History and Culture of Mehmedabad

The city of Mehmedabad was established by the King Mahmud Begada, the grandson of Ahmed Shah, and was initially known as Mahmudabad after his name. The city is dotted with many historical places of importance. The city is famous for 'Dhebri', a delicious crunchy item. Hindi and Gujarati are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 35,368. The city has a literacy rate of 87.04%.

Economy of Mehmedabad

Mehmedabad has quite a variety of small scale cottage industries, the most famous ones being the leather bag cottage industry. The leather bags and purses manufactured here are very famous and people come from nearby cities to shop the same.

Tourism in Mehmedabad

Mehmedabad is a historical town with different historical places that are worth visiting. Roza Rozi Maqbara near Mehmedabad is a holy place for Muslims. It is located around 3 KM from Mehmedabad in Ghodali village. It is a Maqbara of Mubarak Said and every year a big fair is organized here during Muslim festival of Uras. The place has a great architectural design with the myth that one cannot count the number of pillars here. Every time one attempts to do so, he gets a different number.

Chanda-Suraj Mehal is another famous spot located on the banks of River Vatrak. Here lies the ruins of a place that has worn out with times. Bhammariyo Kuvo is an ancient well with seven stories below the ground and each floor having a different architecture. The well was built during the Gujarat Sultanate and currently four to seven floors are filled, so one can visit only the top three floors. There are few hotels and restaurants near Mehmedabad to cater to the requirement of visiting guests in this part of Gujarat.

Hotel Paramount
Address: Tarapur Chowkdi, Tarapur Bagodra road, Tarapur, Gujarat 388180
Phone: 097129 19440

Address: Bhadra Road, Opp. Sidi Saiyad Jali, Lal Darwaja, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380001
Phone: 079 2550 6946

Sasuji Dining Hall
Address: Singaporean Avenue, Opp. Lal Bungalow, C G Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009
Phone: 079 2640 5066

Swati Snacks
Address: 13a, Ghadhi bagh society, Law Garden, Opp Nirman Bhavan, Panchavati Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380006
Phone: 079 2640 5900

Atithi Dining Hall
Address: Mohini, Opposite Shraddha Petrol Pump, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054
Phone: 079 2685 8806

Healthcare in Mehmedabad

Being an important town and also a assembly constituency, the city enjoys presence of basic infrastructure. There are hospitals and clinics to meet any emergency situation or mishap. Apart from hospitals there are also chemist shops to meet the requirement of the people. Health checkup camps are also organized to meet the healthcare requirements of the inhabitants of the city.

Shraddha Clinic
Address: Limbasi, Gujarat 387520
Phone: 099258 85154

Krishna Clinic
Address: Krishna Clinic, Main Bazaar, Opp. Sahkari Mandali, Limbasi, Gujarat 387520
Phone: 099094 43430

Sethwala Hospital
Address: Nr.Old Vej Market Dholka, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382225
Phone: 02714 341 729

Jekuba Children Hospital
Address: Jekuba Children Hospital. Opp. Momin hospital. Dholka, Malav Talav Rd, Radhanpuri, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382225
Phone: 099789 20210

Ashirwad Hospital & Maternity Home
Address: Ground Floor, Tirth Arcade, Nr. Poonam society, Kheda Bagodra highway, Dholka, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382225
Phone: 098795 46700

Chemists in Mehmedabad

Jan Aushadhi Store
Address: 4, Siddhivinayak Complex Mahudha Road, Kheda, Mehmedabad, Gujarat 387130
Phone: 084606 28977

Balaji Medical Stores
Address: Kharkov, Nr Amber Mata Temple, Dholka, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382225
Phone: 099256 61001

Sehat Medical Stores
Address: Nr Sethvala Hospital, Opp Old vegetables Market, Dholka, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382225
Phone: 098988 39833

Dev Medical Store
Address: Krishna Heights, Saroda Road, Dholka, Kalikund, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382225
Phone: 099980 32099

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