About BayadBayad is a taluka place located in the district of Sabarkantha in Gujarat state. It is nearly 56 kilometers away in the direction of south from district head quarters Himmatnagar. Gandhinagar, the state capital of Gujarat is situated at the distance of 68 kilometers from Bayad. The popular Bayad community got their name from this village itself and called as such.
This taluka place is surrounded by Virpur taluka, Kapadvanj taluka, Modasa taluka, Dhansura taluka, and other such places. Modasa, Lunawada, and Dehgam are the important cities located in the vicinity of Bayad. The taluka of Bayad is constituted with 60 panchayats and 289 villages.
Geography of BayadBayad is located in the north eastern part of state. Its geographical position on globe is 23o North 73o East. The town of Bayad comes under seismic zone 3 according to earth quake prone areas.
Climate of BayadClimate of Bayad is quite similar to rest of western India. It is very hot during summer season which lasts from March to June. The average temperature revolves around 32-45 degrees. While in monsoon, the climate is quite humid in nature. Winters are supposed to be quite good for travelers. The temperature remains between 20-25 degrees during this phase of season.
Economy of BayadBayad is predominantly an agricultural zone. Groundnuts, cotton and oilseeds are the prime production of Bayad. Maximum people living in Bayad are engaged in agriculture or allied activity.
History of BayadBayad used to be part of Rajput kingdoms and used to be popular for Bayad tribes. Before 500 years they were converted to Islam. In British Raj, Bayad was the part of Vijaynagar State which was the princely state in this region. In recent past, Bayad was carved in new district called Aravalli along with 5 other talukas in Gujarat.
Tourism in BayadBayad is well known for natural places. In that Zanzari waterfall is prominent location to visit for travelers. Weekends of locals are mostly spent at this tourist spot. Besides this location, there are many beautiful sites to visit in and around Bayad for tourism.
Transport in BayadBayad has its own railway station which has halt of few trains. For major railway station, people have to move to Ahmadabad Railway station which is situated at the distance of 75 km. Kashipura Railway station is another small junction placed near Bayad.
Passenger transport of Bayad largely depends on roadways. Bayad is well connected through the network of state highways and other highways. State transport bus service is available on regular interval to reach any part of state. Inter-state buses are also available to reach adjoining cities of Gujarat.
Ahmadabad is the nearest airport to get in to the town of Bayad. It has international airport situated at the distance of 70 km.
Banks in BayadBayad is found with few nationalized banks offering financial support to the people in this town. Union Bank of India, State Bank of India, Dena Bank, and Bank of India are commenced in this taluka to do entire financial business transactions for Bayad.
Demographics of BayadDistrict: Sabarkantha
Elevation: 106 meters above the sea level
STD Code: 02779
Pin Code: 383325
Vehicle Registration: GJ 09
Languages Spoken: Hindi, Gujarati
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