(Last Updated on : 02-12-2008)
Dahegam is a city and also a municipality located in the Gandhinagar district in the state of Gujarat
in India. In terms of latitude and longitude, the city's exact geographical location is at 23.17° N and 72.82° E. It has an average elevation of 73 meters (239 feet).
The two big cities of Ahmedabad
and Gandhinagar are located in the vicinity of Dahegam. The city has beautiful places of tourist interest like Nilkanth Mahadev Mandir, Umiya Mataji Mandir, old Dahegam, Nehru crossroads, and two artificial lakes out of which one is now being cleaned up and renovated.
Dahegam has a total of 38,083 people according to the 2001 India census. Out of the
52% males, 73% are literate and out of the 48% females, 58% are literate. Dahegam has an average literacy rate of 65%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. 14% of the population is made up of children less than 6 years of age.
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