Sikka is a census town in Jamnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. Sikk is a coastal town in Jamnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat.As of 2011 India census, Sikka had a population of 20,000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Sikka has an average literacy rate of 44%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 54%, and female literacy is 34%. In Sikka, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Most residents are of Gujarat and speak Gujarati and Kachhi language. Kachchi language is written in the Gujarati script but is not mutually intelligible with Gujarati. Major communities include Muslim Waghers, Ahirs, Patels, Rajputs, Rajgor Brahmins, Mers, Lohanas etc.
Sikka is also a home to the traditional sailing vessel industry where one can see wooden cargo vessels dry docked, repaired and newly constructed at the sikka creek also locally called as Hoda Nar or tawai bunder. In the recent past a full-fledged sailing vessel industry flourished here and was the main source of income for this village.
One of the main occupations of the people living in this coastal town is seafaring.
Reliance Industries Limited is operating one of the largest grass root refineries in the world here. This plant covers an area of approximately 25 square kilometers. Another attraction of sikka from the point of research and education is its Fisheries Research Station,Junagadh Agricultural University, Sikka which was established in 1962. Its deals with the breeding and conservation of marine mollusc an including pearl oyster , edible oyster crossostrea graphoides, opisthobranch fauna, chank and other rare and endangered species.
Sikka is in Gujarat telecom region.
Important Cities close to Sikka :
, Vadodara (g)
, Chhota udaipur
Providers with 3G coverage in Sikka :
Mobile recharge and Datacard dealers near Sikka
||Post Office Road, Near Vijay Bank, Khambhaliya
||nr tally river bridge, st bustand road, Jamkhambaliya.
||KHODIYAR COLONY,MAIN ROAD,JAMNAGAR.
||Razvi Complex, Near Panchavati Railway Crossing,Panchwati, Sikka