About Rajsamand

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 temples.

Rajsamand 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 

S.N.

                      City

 Distance in Kms

1

Udaipur

67

2

Jaipur

352

3

Ajmer

220

4

Bhilwara

102

5 Chittorgarh 121

6

Pali

125

7

Jaisalmer

510

8 Baran 355
9 Dausa 409
10 Ganganagar 730
11 Bikaner 457
12 Kota 282
13 Bharatpur 533
14 Sawaimadhopur 369
15 Dholpur 610
16 Karauli 552
17 Sikar 336
18 Jhunjhunu 397
19 Churu 526
20 Alwar 500
21 Tonk 355

22

Jalore

182

23 Sirohi Road 228
24 Barmer 394
25 Nagour 341
26 Bundi 242
27 Banswara 231
28 Dungarpur 178
29 Jhalawar 350
30 Jodhpur 200
31 Ahmedabad 317

32

Indore

470

33

New Delhi

580

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