Ghogha is a census town in Bhavnagar district in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated on the mid-western bank of the Gulf of Khambhat. Also known as Gogo, it was an important historical commercial port of Arabian Sea until the development of nearby Bhavnagar in the nineteenth century.The name Gogha has been traced to the famous Rajput warrior and hero Gogobava. A more likely derivation is from the shell, goghala, common along the coastIn 1872, it had a population of 9571.
As of 2011 India census, Ghogha had a population of 12,208. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Ghogha has an average literacy rate of 70%, lesser than the national average of 74.4%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Ghogha, 12.71% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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The port of Gogha has been active since the 5th century AD and flourished as a major trading post during the 10th to 16th century AD before Bhavnagar took the place of Gogha as trading center. Being located at strategic position in the Gulf, Gogha has always been subject of an important trading center. Due to this reason Gogha had been several times attacked and captured by local rulers like Gohel Rajputs and Muslims during the medieval period which are fairly dated between 8th to 14thcentury AD.
Ghogha is in Gujarat telecom region.
Important Cities close to GHOGHA :
, Vadodara (g)
, Chhota udaipur
Providers with 3G coverage in GHOGHA :
Mobile recharge and Datacard dealers near Ghogha
|Idea Service Point
||Shop No 9, Sainarayan Shopping Center, Opp Lords Eco In Hotel, Dahej Road, Dahej
||Opp Alang Opp. Alang Check post. Nr. Bhumi Transport. AlangHospital. Alang
||Krushna Darshan, Opp Stoppers Stop, Parimal Cross Road, Wagawadi Road
||SHOP NUM 63 ANAMIKA COMPLEX,NR DAHEJ CHOKDI,DAHEJ,Bharuch
||Shop No. 11, Virbhadra Shopping Center, Neelambaug Circle Bhavnagar - 364001
|Om Telecom NASIK NKVMS53
||NR Post office, Amalner
||12 - Akhardeep Complex, Opp. Dipak Hall Sanskar Mandal Bhavnagar - 364001
||Vodafone Mini Store,G-14, Kanchan Plaza Tower, Station Road, Sihor, 364240
||Shop-38, Suryamani complex, Nr.chitra petrol pump, Desainagar.Bhavnagar.364003.