Dwarka is a municipality and city of Devbhoomi Dwarka district situated in Gujarat. The city is counted as one of the four Hindu pilgrimage sites and is frequented by many pilgrims throughout the year who wish to take a chardham expedition. Besides enjoying the spiritual vibes, one can also explore the culture and tradition of the land overwhelmingly. The average literacy rate in the city is 64%. The male literacy rate is 72% and female literacy rate is 55%. According to the official statistics 13% of the population is under six years of age.
Many archaeological excavations done in the region have lead to discovery of many stone structures. These structures depict settlement during the proto-historic times beautifully. Dwarka is also referred as the Dwaraka Kingdom, an old kingdom of Lord Krishna. It is also said that it was the first capital of Gujarat. In 200 BCE, the Dwarakadheesh Temple was constructed in Dwarka and which was later enlarged in the 17th century.