Asind

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Asind
City
Asind is located in Rajasthan
Asind
Asind
Asind is located in India
Asind
Asind
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°44′N 74°20′E / 25.73°N 74.33°E / 25.73; 74.33Coordinates: 25°44′N 74°20′E / 25.73°N 74.33°E / 25.73; 74.33
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Bhilwara
Founded by Sawaibhoj Maharaj. The lord of Gurjar samaj who was born in Asind and founded the city. Later his son Devnarayan followed his path and ruled asind.
Elevation 467 m (1,532 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,370
Rajasthani
 • Official Rajasthani
Time zone IST +0530
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ

Asind is a city and a municipality in Bhilwara district, Rajasthan, India. It is a Tehsil(sub-division) for many villages The city have a magistrate office, lower justice court and many administrative hub for many major villages. Some of major villages and towns are, Badnor,Shambhugrah,Patan, Motras,Parasoli.

Geography[edit]

Asind is located at 25°44′N 74°20′E / 25.73°N 74.33°E / 25.73; 74.33.[1] It has an average elevation of 467 metres (1532 feet). Asind is Gurjar dominated area. Asind is also the name of a Chinese Company located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Mines is Located in Village Shambhugarh,Tehsil Asind,District Bhilwara in Rajasthan of Soda Feldspar Quartz . Tehsil Asind distt Bhilwara,Rajasthan.This mine is enriched with one India's unique mineral deposit of Potassium feldspar, Quartz and mica and can meet any quantity at very short span of period. The joint capacity of both of these mines is around 150000 tons of mineral per annum.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Asind had a population of 14,118. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Asind has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Sri Sawai Bhoj Temple is famous temple of Bhilwara.Sri Sawai Bhoj was father of Lord Devnarayan and was one of the 24 brave Gurjar brothers named as Bagaravats. The Sawai Bhoj Temple in Bhilwara is claimed to be more than 400 years old.


Asind is a Tehsil/Block in the Bhilwara District of Rajasthan. According to Census 2011 information the sub-district code of Asind block is 00627. There are about 196 villages in Asind block.

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