Pindwara

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Pindwara
town
Pindwara is located in Rajasthan
Pindwara
Pindwara
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 24°47′40″N 73°03′18″E / 24.7945°N 73.055°E / 24.7945; 73.055Coordinates: 24°47′40″N 73°03′18″E / 24.7945°N 73.055°E / 24.7945; 73.055
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Sirohi
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,758
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Pindwara is a town in Sirohi district of Rajasthan, India and it is about 50 km from Abu Road, 100 km from Udaipur and 70 from Mount Abu. The nearest airport is Udaipur.

The cement and Marble industry is the major industry of the area. JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd and Binani Cement are two large cement units based in the area. The nearest railway station is Sirohi Road -a station on Delhi Ahmedabad rail route and is at the edge of Pindwara town. Abu Road railway station is 55 km away. Many of the locals of the town have settled all across the country like in Mumbai,Ahmedabad, Surat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh etc. Ancient temple of Lord Mahavir-- by Samprati Maharaja is situated in the middle of the city. Ancient temple dedicated to Shiva known as Gopeshwarji Mahadev Temple is around 3 km from Pindwara.

The place is located near many tribal villages. The town is famous for its marble carving works. The Marble carvings of Sri Ram Temple, Ayodhya is being carried out in the town.

Geography[edit]

Pindwara is located at 24°47′40″N 73°03′18″E / 24.7945°N 73.055°E / 24.7945; 73.055.[1] It has an average elevation of 372 metres (1220 feet).It is about 120 km from udaipur city.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Pindwara had a population of 205568, urban population is 20,758. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Pindwara has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 46%. In Pindwara, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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