Jaipur district

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Jaipur district
Jaipur District
District of Rajasthan
Location of Jaipur district in Rajasthan
Location of Jaipur district in Rajasthan
Country India
State Rajasthan
Administrative division Jaipur Division
Headquarters Jaipur
Tehsils [1]
Government
 • Assembly seats [2]
Area
 • Total 11,152 km2 (4,306 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 6,663,971[3]
Major highways National Highway 11 (NH-11), National Highway 8 (NH-8)
Coordinates 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E / 26.926°N 75.8235°E / 26.926; 75.8235Coordinates: 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E / 26.926°N 75.8235°E / 26.926; 75.8235
Average annual precipitation 459.8 mm
Website Official website
27. Jaipur district in Rajasthan

Jaipur District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in Northern India. The city of Jaipur, which is Rajasthan's capital and largest city, is the district headquarters. It is the tenth most populous district in India (out of 640).[4]

Geography[edit]

Jaipur District has an area of 11,152 km². It is bounded by Sikar District on the north, Haryana state on the extreme northeast, Alwar and Dausa districts on the east, Sawai Madhopur District on the southeast, Tonk District on the south, Ajmer District on the west, and Nagaur District on the northwest.

Divisions[edit]

Being the state capital, Jaipur has a Legislative Assembly. There 13 Sub-divisions in district are:

Panchayat Samitis are:

Tehsils are:

Sub-divisions 13
Tehsils 13
Villages 2369
Panchayat Samitis 13
Gram Panchayat 489
Nagar Palikas 10
Nagar Nigam 1

Demographics[edit]

Religion in Jaipur District
Religion Percent
Hinduism
  
89%
Islam
  
7%
Jainism
  
3%
Christianity
  
0.47%
Buddhism
  
0.03%
other religions
  
0.53%

According to the 2011 census Jaipur district has a population of 6,663,971,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Libya[5] or the US state of Washington.[6] This gives it a ranking of 10th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 598 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,550 /sq mi) .[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 26.91%.[4] Jaipur has a sex ratio of 909 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 76.44%.[4]

Culture[edit]

Notable personalities[edit]

Climate data for Jaipur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 30
(86)
32
(90)
40
(104)
43
(109)
45
(113)
43
(109)
45
(113)
39
(102)
39
(102)
38
(100)
37
(99)
32
(90)
45
(113)
Average high °C (°F) 23
(73)
26
(79)
32
(90)
37
(99)
40
(104)
40
(104)
34
(93)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
29
(84)
24
(75)
31.9
(89.4)
Average low °C (°F) 8
(46)
11
(52)
16
(61)
21
(70)
25
(77)
27
(81)
26
(79)
24
(75)
23
(73)
19
(66)
13
(55)
9
(48)
18.5
(65.3)
Record low °C (°F) 1
(34)
0
(32)
5
(41)
12
(54)
17
(63)
21
(70)
16
(61)
20
(68)
19
(66)
10
(50)
6
(43)
3
(37)
0
(32)
Precipitation mm (inches) 8
(0.31)
12
(0.47)
6
(0.24)
4
(0.16)
16
(0.63)
66
(2.6)
216
(8.5)
231
(9.09)
80
(3.15)
23
(0.91)
3
(0.12)
3
(0.12)
668
(26.3)
Source: BBC Weather

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parliamentary Constituencies of Rajasthan". 164.100.9.199/home.html. 2012. Retrieved 28 Feb 2012. 
  2. ^ "Assembly Constituencies of Jaipur district". gisserver1.nic.in/. 2012. Retrieved 28-Feb-2012-02-23. 
  3. ^ "Name Census 2011, Rajasthan data". censusindia.gov.in. 2012. Retrieved 28 Feb 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Libya 6,597,960" 
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Washington 6,724,540" 
  7. ^ "हेमंत को बिरला फाउंडेशन के बिहारी पुरस्कार". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi) (Jagran Prakashan Ltd). Retrieved 8 September 2011. 

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