About Andada

Andada is a town that belongs to Bharuch district of Gujarat. It is sited at a distance of 9 km away from the district Headquarters Bharuch and 208 km away from the state Headquarters Gandhinagar.  Lake GNFC is located on the boundary of the town. Gujarati and Hindi are most spoken language in Andada. Parshwanath Society, Vrundavan Nagar and Samrajya society are the three main localities in Andada.

Many illegal constructions like extending of building construction in front of houses beyond their property are observed in the town. So Maruti Dham program and Maruti Krupa program are conducted in Andada to demolish the illegal construction in the town.  

Geography of Andada

Geography of AndadaAndada is elevated at a height of 21 meters above sea level and it has its coordinates at 21.66509° North latitudes and 73.03661° East longitude. The town is bounded by Bharuch Taluka in the North, Jhagadia Taluka in the East, Valia Taluka in the East and Hansot Taluka in the west. Lake GNFC is sited on the border of the town. The town is sited close to Arabian Sea so cool temperature prevails in the town. River Narmada flows close to the town towards its North.

The villages sited nearby Andada are Sarangpore at 2 km away, Samor at 2 km away, Chhapra at 3 km away, Surwadi at 3 km away and Kansiya at 4 km away. The cities that are located nearby Andada are Bharuch at 8 km away, Ankleshwar at 9 km away, Karjan at 48 km away  and Rajpipla at 59 km away . The Taluks that are located close to the town are Ankleshwar at 6 km away, Bharuch at 8 km away, Jhagadia at 13 km away and Valia at 18 km away. The districts that lie close to Andada are Narmada at 59 km away, Surat at 65 km away and Vadodara at 80 km away.

Demography of Andada

As per 2011 census the town has a total population of 16730 out of which male constitutes 8913 and female constitutes 7817.  The density of population in Andada is 8805.3 persons in inch per sq km in an area of 1.9 sq km. The population growth in the town is increased by + 2.16 % per year from the last census year of 2001. The town homes 4076 families within its boundary.

The total number of children in Andada between the age group 0 to 6 years is 1944 out of which boys constitute 1049 and girls constitute 895. The child population constitutes 11.62 % of the total Andada population. Out of the total town population nearly 15 % i.e. 2510 of people belong to Schedule Tribe and 13.32 % i.e. 2229 belong to Schedule Caste.

The sex ratio in Andada is recorded as 877 female out of 1000 male. The child sex ratio in the town is recorded as 853 girls out of 1000 boys. Both these sex ratios are lower than the average Gujarat state female and child sex ratios of 919 and 890. 

The literacy rate in Andada is recorded as 89.63 % i.e. 13253 people are literates in the town. This value is higher than the average state literacy rate of 78.03 %. The male literacy rate constitutes 93.53 % i.e. 7355 and the female literacy rate constitutes 85.21 % i.e. 5898. Out of the total Andada population nearly 3477 people are recorded as illiterates.

The total number of people employed in Andada is recorded as 5750 out of which male constitutes 5116 and female constitutes 634. Out of the total working population nearly 95.41 % i.e. 5486 people are engaged in main work and the rest of 4.59 % i.e. 264 people are engaged in marginal work.

Tourist Places near Andada

Andada is surrounded by many famous tourist destinations like Bharuch at 8 km away, Ankleshwar at 9 km away, Dahei at 58 km away, Surat at 66 km away and Kevadia Narmada at 79 km away from the town.

Administration in Andada

Andada is a census town with a single ward for which elections are done once in 5 years to elect a ward member who takes in charge administration in the town like water supply, sewage clearance, tax collection, road maintenance etc. Andada belongs to Ankleshwar Taluk or sub district of Bharuch district. 

Andada comes under Bharuch Lok Sabha constituency under Ankleshwar assembly segment with the assembly segment no 154. The current MP of Andada is Shri Mansukhbhai Vasava. Andada comes under Ankleshwar Vidhan Sabha constituency. The current MLA of Ankleshwar is Shri Ishwarsing Patel. 

Transport in Andada

Andada town is very strong in its roadway transport system. The Gujarat state highway GJ SH 64 runs through the town connecting Andada with major cities of the district. The GJ SH 64 links Andada with its neighbouring localities of Anklshwar, Surwadi, Gadkhol Part, Happy Nagar, Chickoo Wadi, Chhapra, Borbhatha Bet, Golden Bridge and many other localities. Andada road is an important major road running within the town connecting most of the localities within the town. 

The town does not own an airport or a railway station. The Surat railway station is the nearest major railway station from the town that is located at a distance of 61 km away. The other railway stations located near the town are Bharuch railway station at 6 km away and Ankleshwar railway station at 7 km away. The airports sited nearby the town are Vadodara airport at 84 km away and Bhavnagar airport at 99 km away.

Fast Facts about Andada

State: Gujarat
District: Bharuch
Latitude: 21.66509° North 
Longitude: 73.03661° East
Altitude: 21 meters
STD Code: 02646 
Pin Code: 393010
Local Language: Gujarati and Hindi

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