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Kathiawar

(kä`tēəwär'), peninsula, c.25,000 sq mi (64,750 sq km), W India, between the Gulf of Kachchh and the Gulf of Khambat. Almost all of Kathiawar is included in Gujarat state; a small area, Diu, is part of the union territory of Daman and DiuDaman and Diu
, union territory (2001 provisional pop. 158,059), 50 sq mi (130 sq km), W India, on the Arabian Sea, composed of two former Portuguese colonies seized by India in 1961.
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. The region, mostly level, produces much cotton and has stone quarries and cement and chemical industries. Agriculture is also important, the major crops being cotton, wheat, and millet. Bhavnagar is the chief port. Under British rule the region contained numerous princely states.

Kathiawar

a large peninsula of W India, in Gujarat between the Gulf of Kutch and the Gulf of Cambay. Area: about 60 690 sq. km (23 430 sq. miles)
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The main shrine for Bava Gor is in Ratanpur, and there are small shrines from Sind in Pakistan through Kutch, Kathiawar and Gujarat to Maharashtra and northern Karnataka, marking various sites where the three are said to have visited, preached or stayed.
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