Jamnagar is a city and a municipal corporation, located in Jamnagar district, in the Indian state of Gujarat. Jamnagar is the sixth largest city in the indian state Gujarat after Ahmedabad,Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar. The city was built up substantially by Maharaja Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji in the 1920s, when it was known as Nawanagar. The city lies just to the south of the Gulf of Kutch and is 337 km west of the state capital, Gandhinagar. Recently, Jamnagar has shot to prominence as Reliance Industries, India's largest private company, established the world's largest oil refinery near the village of Moti Khavdi in Jamnagar.  It is also home to anEssar Oil refinery, located near the town of Vadinar.  Jamnagar has consequently been nicknamed the 'Oil City of India'.
Jamnagar at Glance
14,184 sq km