Morbi or Morvi is a city and a municipality in Morbi district in the Indian state of Gujarat. It was a Princely State ruled by the Jadeja clan of Rajputs until Indian independence in 1947. It is situated on the Kathiawar peninsula. In 2011[update], the city's population was determined to be 194,947. The town of Morbi is situated on the river Machhu, 35 km from the sea and 60 km from Rajkot.