Carved out from erstwhile Udaipur
district, Rajsamand district was constituted on 10th April,
1991, and named after the
famous lake "Rajsamand"
built by Maharana Raj Singh.
Rajsamand is situated 67 Km north of Udaipur and 352 KM south of state capital - Jaipur on N H W - 8. Rajsamand is located between latitudes 24o 46' to 26o 01' N and Longitudes 73o 28' to 74o 18' E. Rajsamand district is surrounded by Ajmer in North, Pali in West, Udaipur in South and Bhilwara in East.
Administratively Rajsamand is divided in to 7 Sub-divisions, 9 Tehsils and 7 blocks. There are 205 Gram Panchayats and 236 Patwar Circles.
Total population of the Rajsamand district (as per census 2011) is 11,58,283 of which 5,82,670 male and 5,75,613 female. This district has a male to female ratio of 1000:988
Rajsamand is much rich district regarding
history, religion, culture and mining industries. Among famous
places of tourist interest Kumbhalgarh
- the birth place of Maharana Pratap, Haldighati
the famous battle field, Shrinathji the chief deity of
Vaishnav religion, Dwarikadheesh, Charbhuja and many Shiv
is very well known for its marble production as the largest producing
district as well as the largest single unit in the whole
country. Rajsamand also saw the vicissitudes
of the freedom struggle between TANTYA TOPE and the
British troops at 'Rakamgarh ka chhapar' in 1857.
Nearest Railway Station : Kankroli
Nearest Airport : Udaipur (67 Kms)
How to Reach : Direct Buses are available from Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Bhilwara, Ajmer, Beawer, Ahmedabad, Indore and New Delhi.
Direct Train is available from Marwar Junction and Mavli Junction.
Distances of Rajsamand (also known as Rajnagar or Kankroli) from Major Cities
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