Chirawa

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Chirawa
Town
Chirawa is located in Rajasthan
Chirawa
Chirawa
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 28°15′N 75°38′E / 28.25°N 75.63°E / 28.25; 75.63Coordinates: 28°15′N 75°38′E / 28.25°N 75.63°E / 28.25; 75.63
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jhunjhunun
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 43,953 [1]
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 333026
Telephone code 91-1596
Vehicle registration RJ-18

Chirawa is a small town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is part of Shekhawati region. It is known for Takat Hazara-painted havelis.

Geography[edit]

Chirawa is located at 28°15′N 75°38′E / 28.25°N 75.63°E / 28.25; 75.63. It has an average elevation of 294 metres (965 ft). Chirawa is one of the oldest and biggest town of Shekhawati region, and is a hub for this region since it a junction for Jhunjhunu, Khetri, Sultana, Mandrela, Pilani, Loharu, and Surajgarh. The Rajasthan Legislature approved way to transform govt.senior sec. school is just on the inskirts of Chirawa.

Description[edit]

Chirawa has many old havelis (private mansions) such as Dalmias, Sakserias,Somanis, Jasrapuria Ki Haveli and Shrimalon Ka Mahal.There is a Jain temple situated in Shrimalon Ka Mohalla and it's around 150 years old. Chirawa is known for its market, and is a regional hub for the majority of the economic, commercial, and political activities as it is connected with the railroad lines. Its annual Gugaji Maharaj mela (festival) draws visitors from all over the Shekhawati region. Chirawa is also known for the sweet Peda.

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