Kushalgarh

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For the village in Pakistan, see Kushalgarh (Pakistan).
Kushalgarh
city
Kushalgarh is located in Rajasthan
Kushalgarh
Kushalgarh
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 23°10′N 74°27′E / 23.17°N 74.45°E / 23.17; 74.45Coordinates: 23°10′N 74°27′E / 23.17°N 74.45°E / 23.17; 74.45
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Banswara
Government
 • Chairman Raghavesh Charpota
Elevation 302 m (991 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,096
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 327801
Telephone code 02965
Vehicle registration RJ-03

Kushalgarh is a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located in the Banswara District approximately 65 km south of the city of Banswara.

Kushalgarh was also the name of an Indian Princely State that existed in the same area until 1949.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kushalgarh is located at 23.17° N 74.45° E. It has an average elevation of 302 metres (991 feet) above sea level.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Indian census,[3] Kushalgarh had a population of 10,096. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kushalgarh has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 66%. In Kushalgarh, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Climate[edit]

  • In Summer, the temperature ranges from Max 45°C to Min 25ºC
  • In Winter, the temperature ranges from Max 20ºC to Min 0ºC
  • Average rain fall in Kushalgarh is around 92cm.

Attractions[edit]

  • Andeshwar (Jain temple)
  • Mangleswar (Ancient Lord Shiva Temple)
  • Magrimata (Sheetala Mata & Ambe Mata Temple)
  • Nagnath Mahadev (Ancient Lord Shiva Temple)
  • Kalinjra Dam
  • VagolJi (Jain temple)
  • Vimleshwar mahadev
  • Shwetambar Jain Mandir
  • Rath Mahotsav
  • Pati Hanuman Temple
  • There is a Government college in Kushalgarh with B.A. course.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indian Princely States Website. Retrieved February 8, 2006.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Global Gazetteer entry for Kushalgarh, India. Retrieved February 8, 2006.
  3. ^ "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. 

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