Kodinar is a city and a municipality in Junagadh
district in the Indian state of Gujarat
, 37 kilometres (23 mi) west of Una
. Kodinar is close to the Gir Forest National Park.Ambuja Cements Limited formerly known as Gujarat Ambuja Limited is a major Cement producing company in India
and its flagship cement works in Kodinar.The main transport connections for Kodinar city are Diu Airport, Veraval
Railway Station, and Veraval Port.
It is a small sea shore village near kodinar and is the one of the historic place of the original Dwarka of Mahabharata.As it is known for its Historic means.Marine archaeological explorations have been carried out in and around the Mul Dwarka which is on saurashtra cost. There are many thing in mul dwarka which is dated to the post of 10th century AD (Sampura,1968) like an ancient temple which is not in condition of worship and declared as heritage and a circular structure of about 4m in height constructed with similar type of dressed limestone blocks as of the temple in situated close to ancient temple. Locally this structure is called as Diva Dandi (lighthouse).
It is situated near 10 km east of kodinar which is of Dwarka highway.Kaj has the evidence of Ancient Late Harrapan settlements. We can find ancient mound which is just 2–3 km east of present village. It is even a place for siberian birds which visit annually and serves them as fresh water sanctuary.The pottery collection during the explorations found of a large numbers including bowls which founded as of Harappan period.Archaeological team found many artifacts and many parts of amphora(as they served as water storage for washing hands) and even found Ring stone type Anchor which is very similar to those which reported from Ancient part of Dwarka and Somnath.
Its another costal village which brought historical settlement.There are two mound situated near this village
Entire mound is under cultivation. A large number of pottery has been collected confirming as Bronze Age settlement. Local residents of the area revealed that in the course of digging for the foundation of houses a large number of pottery and structures were encountered.The kanjetar is considered as a Harappan port on the mid saurashtra by the archaeological literature.
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