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Kothara, Kutch, Gujarat
 Kothara village is located on the Highway No.8A linking to Bhuj, Gujarat. Kothara is a small town and its population density is low that is nearly around 8000 people live here. Erstwhile it was the head town of nearby 52 villages and around 15 to 16 different communities of people stayed in kothara village. Today it is enclosed by 30 small villages. Kothara village is renowned for its higher secondary education and growing talent in the fields of arts and music. One can for sure say that kothara village is the modern era village of India because of the rapid developments in field of lifestyle and way of living.

Visiting places in kothara village
Keshavji Nayak Tunk is one of the Abdasa Panchteerth of Kutchh-Bhuj area and is located in Jain Mohalla of Kothara village. This temple is one of the place of Jain pilgrimage. This temple is also popularly known as Kalyan Tunk. It was built by Acharya Shri Ratnasagarsurishwarji of Anchalgatchh in the year 1918. A white colour idol of Shri Shantinath Bhagwan in Padmasana mudra of about 90 cms high is placed inside the temple. This temple is famous for its architectural designs that are distinctive in design compared to other Jain Temples. There is a Dharmashala nearby which has a capacity of accommodating 150 pilgrims with the facility of bhojanshala.

In this village, temples of Bhalaradada Mandir, Kameshwar Mahadev Mandir, Ashapura Mataji Mandir, Pinjaleshwar mahadev mandir are major eye candies. Near by Pinjaleshwar Sea side are picturesque places of major interest.

Distance from nearby towns to kothara village
Bhuj 85 k.m.
Deshalpur - 60 k.m
Mothara - 20 k.m
Sayanra - 5 k.m.
Suthali - 12 k.m.
Sandhan - 20 k.m.
Jakho - 30 k.m.
Naliya - 44 k.m.
Tera - 56 k.m.
Mandavi - 63 k.m.
Bhadreshwar - 143 k.m.
Gandhidham - 178 k.m.

(Last Updated on : 12/02/2009)
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