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About Abrama

Abrama is a town in Navsari district of Gujarat state close to Arabian Sea. It is sited at a distance of 14 km away from the district Headquarters Navsari and 305 km away from the state capital Gandhinagar. Gujarati and Hindi are the principle spoken language of the town. Abrama is very popular for its sea salt beds also many locals in the town are engaged in natural sea salt production work. Popular localities within the town are Sona nagar, Rajan nagar, Sudha nagar and Bina nagar. Shantoshi Mata temple in Abrama is a very popular place of worship which is visited by devotees in and around the town.

Geography of Abrama

Geography of AbramaAbrama is elevated at a height of 14 m above sea level and has its coordinates at 20.58341° North latitude and 72.94231° East longitude. The town is surrounded by Gandevi Taluka in the East, Navsari Taluka in the North, Chikhali Taluka in the East and Valsad Taluka in the South. River Auranga flows through the town which has its origin in Arabian Sea. The banks of Arabian Sea are very close to the town towards its west. Since the town is located near the coastal area the climate is always humid in Abrama. River Wanki also runs close to the south end of Abrama touching its boundaries. Many small water bodies are also sited within the town.

Localities nearby Abrama

The major villages surrounding Abrama are Kharsad at 3 km away, Karod Kothva at 3 km away, Panar at 4 km away, Sultanpur at 4 km away and Chijgam at 4 km away. The cities that are sited close to the town are Navsari at 15 km away, Valsad at 28 km away, Pardi at 40 km away and Surat at 46 km away. The Taluks that are located nearby the town are Jalalpore at 12 km away, Gandevi at 13 km away, Navsari at 15 km away and Chikhali at 22 km away. The districts that lie close to Abrama are Valsad at 28 km away, Surat at 42 km away and Diu at 53 km away. 

Demography of Abrama

As per 2011 census town has a total population of 6462 out of which male constitutes 3243 and female constitutes 3219. The sex ratio in the town is 993 female out of 1000 male. The total number of children in the town between the age group of 0 to 6 years is 580 which is 8.98 % of the total Abrama population, out of which boys constitute 316 and girls constitute 264. The child sex ratio in the town is 835 girls out of 1000 boys. The town homes a total of 1492 houses within its boundary. Out of the total population nearly 29.45 % of people belong to schedule tribe and about 2.20 % belongs to schedule caste.

The literacy rate in Abrama is 96.41 % which is very much higher than the average Gujarat sate literacy rate of 78.03 %. The male literacy rate in the town constitutes 96.82 % and the female literacy rate constitutes 96.01 %.

Out of the total town population nearly 96.23 % i.e. 2809 are employed, in which male constitutes 1937 and female constitutes 872. Out of the total working population 2703 are engaged in main work and 106 are engaged in marginal work.

Administration in Abrama

Abrama is a census town which is headed by a village head or Sarpanch who is elected by the Abrama locals. Abrama comes under Jalalpore sub division or Tehsil which is one of the 6 Tehsils in Navsari district. Abrama comes under Navsari Lok Sabha constituency under Jalalpore assembly segment of its constituency with segment number 174. The current MP of Abrama is Shri Chandrakant Raghunath Patil. Abrama comes under Jalalpore Vidhan Sabha constituency. The current MLA of Abrama is Shri R C Patel. 

Tourist Places nearby Abrama

Abrama town is sited amidst many popular tourist destinations like Navsari at 14 km away, Valsad at 26 km away, Tithal at 30 km away, Surat at 41 km away and Udvada at 44 km away from the center of the town. As these destinations are sited within 50 km from the town so a one day tour from Abrama is very much possible to these places.

Transport in Abrama

The census town Abrama is very strong in its roadway transport system. The national highway 8 runs though the town crossing Auranga River. The NH 8 connects major cities in the North like Delhi, Mumbai, Ajmer, Jaipur, Beawar, Vadodara, Udaipur, Ahmedabad and Surat to Abrama town. The nearby localities that NH 8 links Abrama are Dhamdachi, Gundlav, Valsad INA, Nandawala, Sarodhi, Vejalpora, Atak Pardi, Pardi Parnera, Parnera, Anand colony and many other localities. The other major roads running within the town are Abrama to Dharampur road, Abrama road, Railway yard road, Vrundavan society side A road, Vrundaval society side B road and many other roads linking each and every localities of the town. 

The town does not own an airport or a railway station. The Bhavnagar airport at 140 km away and Gandhinagar airport at 152 km away are the nearby airports from the town. The nearby major railway station is the Surat railway station at a distance of 45 km away. The other railway stations close to the town are Ancheli railway station at 6 km away and Vedchha railway station at 6 km away.

Retail Stores in Abrama

The retail stores in the town sell provisions, snacks and groceries at a retail quantity and are sold at a marked up price fixed by the retailers. 

Retail Stores in AbramaJay Sawdevji Kirana Stores
Address: Pardi Road
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.:  9898779659
Landmark: Passing Over Bridge

Bhagvati Provision Store
Address: Sona Darshan Society
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.:  9974818261
Landmark: Opp Jalaram Nagar

Asha Generl Store
Address: Sona Darshan Society
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.:  9998673509
Landmark: Opp Jalaram Nagar

Shital Provision Stores
Address: Dharampur Road
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.:  9998867115

Bhavani Pump & General Stores
Address: Main Road
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.:  9825595456
Landmark: Nr Overbridge

Health in Abrama

The census town homes many quality health care centers which are visited by people in and around Abrama town.

Urban Health Center Abrama
Address: Abram, Gujarat- 396001

Saifee Hospital
Address: Abram, Gujarat- 396001

Banks in Abrama

Both public and private banks operate in Abrama securing the financial transaction of its customers and offering various loans to manage their financial difficulties.

Bank Of Baroda
Address: H No 16/2981
Dharampur Road
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.: 02637-227853, 1800224447

ICICI bank
Address: Abrama-Dharampur Road
Ranchhodji Nagar
Abram, Gujarat- 396001
Phone no.: 18001024242

State Bank Of Patiyala
Address: Abrama-Dharampur Road
Abram, Gujarat- 396001

Regional Passport Office of Abrama

Surat passport office is the regional passport office for Abrama jurisdiction where passport application forms are issued, verified and submitted.

Surat Passport Office
Address: Umra
Surat, Gujarat -395007
Phone no.: 0261-2228225
Landmark: Near Grahak Bhawan, Opp. Police Quarters

Fast Facts About Abrama

State: Gujarat
District: Navsari
Altitude: 14 m
Latitude: 20.58341° North
Longitude: 72.94231° East
Pin Code: 396001
STD Code: 02637
Local Languages: Gujarati and Hindi

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