(Last Updated on : 03/02/2009)
Mithapur is a ' census town' located in Jamnagar district of the western state of India, Gujarat. Located between Okha and Dwarka, Mithapur is in the south of Okha at a distance of 10 km. and north of Dwarka at a distance of 20 km. Geographically, the town is located between 22.24° North latitude and 69.00° East longitude at a height of 7 metres (22 feet) above mean sea level. It is spread over an area of 663 acres. The nearest airport is the Jamnagar Airport and the Mithapur Railway Station on the Okha - Bhatia rail route is the nearest railway station.
The Indian Census report of 2001 states, that Mithapur had a population of 13,558. Males account for 52% of the population and females constitute the remaining 48%. In Mithapur, 9% of the population is less than six years of age. The Census report also provides information about the literacy rate of the town, which is 78%. It is much higher than the national average literacy rate, which is 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 85% and the female literacy rate is 71%.
Mithapur is also a township privately owned by Tata Chemicals.