Navsari

Navsari

Navsari is the ninth biggest city in the state of Gujarat in India. It is the administrative headquarters of Navsari District. Navsari is situated between Surat & Mumbai. Navsari is a twin city of Surat. It is located 37ย km south of Surat. As per 2011 Census of India, Navsari is 16th biggest city of Gujarat state. It ranked 10th most populous city of Gujarat in 1991 Census of India and 2001 Census of India. Navsari is the 25th cleanest city of India according to the Swachh Bharat Urban mission.[2] Dandi village near Navsari was the focal point of the great Salt March led by Mahatma Gandhi during civil disobedience movement of India. Navsari was originally known as "Navasarika", and was the capital of a vishya (an administrative unit) in the Lata region.[3][4] It is identified with "Nusaripa", a city mentioned in Ptolemy's 2nd century Greek-language work Geography.[5]