Rajsamand

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This article is about the municipality in Rajasthan, India. For its namesake district, see Rajsamand district.
Rajsamand
city
Rajsamand is located in Rajasthan
Rajsamand
Rajsamand
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Rajsamand
Elevation 547 m (1,795 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 55,671
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website www.rajsamand.nic.in

Rajsamand is a town of Rajasthan state of western India. The city is named for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. It is the administrative headquarters of Rajsamand District.

Geography[edit]

Rajsamand is located at 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88.[1] It has an average elevation of 547 metres (1794 ft).

Demographics[edit]

Total population of the Rajsamand district is 9,87,024 of which 4,93,459 male and 4,93,565 female. This district has a male to female ratio of 1000:1000.[2] Rajsamand has an average literacy rate of 67%, male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 57%. In Rajsamand, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Although most of the economy of Rajasthan is based on agriculture, this part of the state is rich in mineral resources. The area is one of the prime Indian suppliers of marble, granite and other valuable varieties of stone. The Dariba and Jawar mines are the principal Indian sources of ores for zinc, silver, manganese, etc. Majority of the population is engaged in organised and unorganised mining-related works. People are also engaged in tyre and tobacco factories established here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rajsamand
  2. ^ Rajsamand District Administration, Official Website. "About Rajsamand". Retrieved 18 July 2012. 

Rajsamand Have Big manes area for Rajasthan State