This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see
Rajsamand District in Rajasthan
Rajsamand District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in western India.
The town of
Rajsamand is the district headquarters. The city and district are named for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. The district had been constituted on 10 April 1991 from Udaipur district.
Geography [ edit ]
The district has an area of 4,768 km². The
Aravalli Range forms the northwestern boundary of the district, across which lies Pali District. Ajmer District lies to the north, Bhilwara District to the northeast and east, Chittorgarh District to the southeast, and Udaipur District to the south. The district lies in the watershed of the Banas River and its tributaries. Some other rivers are: Ari, Gomati, Chandra and Bhoga.
Demographics [ edit ]
According to the
2011 census Rajsamand district has a population of 1,158,283, roughly equal to the nation of [1 ] Timor-Leste or the US state of [2 ] Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 405th in India (out of a total of [3 ] 640). The district has a population density of 302 inhabitants per square kilometre (780 /sq mi) . [1 ] Its [1 ] population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.35%. Rajsamand has a [1 ] sex ratio of 988 females for every 1000 males, and a [1 ] literacy rate of 63.93%. [1 ]
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