|Nickname(s): राठ भूमि|
|• Type||Government of Rajasthan|
|Elevation||312 m (1,024 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Behror is a town and a municipality in Alwar district in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is popularly known as Raath Region. Behror is also a part of the National Capital Region. Jaswant Singh Yadav is MLA of Behror.
Behror is located at . It has an average elevation of 312 metres (1,024 ft). Behror is midway between Jaipur and Delhi, at a distance of 130 km from the State Capital and 120 km from the National Capital and connected to both by NH-8, which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral project of NHAI. Recently NH-8 had undergone a major development and now it has 6 lane road from Jaipur to Delhi for better connectivity between the two metropolitans. Behror has also direct connectivity to the District capital, Alwar which is 60 km apart. Behror tehsil total population is 359,248 and Behror Town total population is 29,531 as per 2011 census.
Sahibi River flows through Behror district but now the river has almost dried up due to blocking of its drain area by construction of settlements from local people.
Behror has been industrialized since the early 90's; the industrial area is known as RIICO (Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Limited) Industrial area.
Neemrana is another industrial area at a distance of 10 km from Behror towards Delhi which also comes under RIICO.
Administrative set up
There are many Gram panchayat under Behror as follows :
- Annantpura - (Annantpura/Nimbhore/Laxiwas)
- Nangal khoriya
- huria khurd
- Kalyan pura
- Sherpur[disambiguation needed]
- Ramsingh pura / Baddu
- Basai Bhopal
As of 2001[update] India census, Behror had a population of 22,829. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Behror has an average literacy rate of 70% with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
RTDC Midway Restaurant, Behror serves as a popular stop for travelers from Jaipur to Delhi on National Highway-8. Behror serves as a popular stop for travelers from Bharatpur to Narnaul via Behror on State Highway-14 RJ SH 14. Behror is situated in the mid area of the state capital (JAIPUR) and the national capital (New Delhi) on N.H-8. Behror Mid Way motel is three star rated motel with nice facilities.
famous school in Behror there are many good school in behror some are affiliated to CBSE and some Affiliated to BSSR List of CBSE School ST Xavier Senior secondary School. Takshila Public School DAV Public School
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Behror
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.