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.
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