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Bhavnagar(bounŭ`gər), city (1991 pop. 405,225), Gujarat state, W India, on the Gulf of Khambat; the chief port on the Kathiawar peninsula. Its manufactures include chemicals, textiles, wood products, bricks, and tiles; it has rail connections. Bhavnagar is home to the Gandhi Museum.
a city and port in northwestern India, in the state of Gujarat, on the Kathiawar Peninsula, on the shore of the Gulf of Cambay of the Arabian Sea. Population, 212,600 (1968). Bhavnagar is a transportation junction with textile (cotton and silk), food, and metalworking industries. Chemical fertilizers are manufactured, and handmade clothing and handmade musical instruments are produced. The city was founded in 1723.