Behror

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Behror
बहरोड़
City
Nickname(s): राठ भूमि
Behror is located in Rajasthan
Behror
Behror
Location in Rajasthan, India
Behror is located in India
Behror
Behror
Behror (India)
Coordinates: 27°53′N 76°17′E / 27.88°N 76.28°E / 27.88; 76.28Coordinates: 27°53′N 76°17′E / 27.88°N 76.28°E / 27.88; 76.28
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Alwar
Elevation 312 m (1,024 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 29,531
Languages
 • Official Hindi
 • Spoken Ahirwati
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 301701
Telephone code 01494
Vidhan Sabha constituency Behror
Assembly MLA Dr. Jaswant Singh Yadav

Behror (Hindi: बहरोड़) is a city in Alwar district of Rajasthan India. It is popularly known as Ahirwal region. Behror is also a part of the National Capital Region.[1]

Geography[edit]

Behror is located at 27°53′N 76°17′E / 27.88°N 76.28°E / 27.88; 76.28.[2] It has an average elevation of 312 metres (1,024 ft). Behror is midway between Jaipur and Delhi, at a distance of 130 km from the State Capital and 120 km from the National Capital and connected to both by NH-8, which is part of the Golden Quadrilateral project of NHAI. Recently NH-8 had undergone a major development and now it has 6 lane road from Jaipur to Delhi for better connectivity between the two metropolitans. Behror has also direct connectivity to the District capital, Alwar which is 60 km apart. Behror tehsil total population is 359,248 and Behror Town total population is 29,531 as per 2011 census.

Sahibi River flows 15 km away from Behror but now the river has almost dried up due to blocking of its drain area by construction of settlements from local people.

Industry[edit]

Behror has been industrialized since the early 90's; the industrial area is known as RIICO (Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Limited) Industrial area.

Neemrana is another industrial area at a distance of 10 km from Behror towards Delhi which also comes under RIICO.

Administrative set up[edit]

There are many Gram panchayat under Behror as follows :

● Jainpurwas

▪ dhindhor

Demographics[edit]

The Behror city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Behror Municipality has population of 29,531 of which 15,570 are males while 13,961 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3770 which is 12.77% of total population of Behror (M). In Behror Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 897 against state average of 928. Moreover, Child Sex Ratio in Behror is around 842 compared to Rajasthan state average of 888. Literacy rate of Behror city is 84.07% higher than state average of 66.11%. In Behror, Male literacy is around 92.15% while female literacy rate is 75.13%.

Behror Municipality has total administration over 5,484 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Spoken Language[edit]

Ahirwati, also called ‘Hirwati’ (the language of Ahirs also Language of Rajputana), is spoken in Ahirwal region.

Rewari, Mahendergarh, Narnaul, Gurgaon, Kotkasim, Kotputli, Bansur, Behror and Mundawar may be considered as the centre of Ahirwati speaking area.

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