Bundi

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Bundi
city
Panoramic view of the old town and palace of Bundi.
Panoramic view of the old town and palace of Bundi.
Bundi is located in Rajasthan
Bundi
Bundi
Location in Rajasthan, India
Bundi is located in India
Bundi
Bundi
Bundi (India)
Coordinates: 25°26′N 75°38′E / 25.44°N 75.64°E / 25.44; 75.64Coordinates: 25°26′N 75°38′E / 25.44°N 75.64°E / 25.44; 75.64
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictBundi
Named forMaharaja Bunda Meena
Elevation
268 m (879 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
323001
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-08
Sex ratio922 /
Websitebundi.rajasthan.gov.in

Bundi is a town in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan state in northwest India.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Indian census,[1] Bundi had a population of 1,03,286. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bundi has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 57%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

Stone Age tools dating from 5,000 to 2,00,000 years were found in Bundi and Bhilwara districts of the state.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bundi Tehsil Population - Bundi, Rajasthan". CensusIndia2011. Archived from the original on 24 January 2019. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. ^ Pillai, Geetha Sunil (28 February 2017), "Stone age tools dating back 2,00,000 years found in Rajasthan", The Times of India

Further reading[edit]

  • Beny, Roland; Matheson, Sylvia A. (1984). Rajasthan – Land of Kings. London: Frederick Muller. p. 200 pages. ISBN 0-584-95061-6.
  • Crump, Vivien; Toh, Irene (1996). Rajasthan (hardback). London: Everyman Guides. p. 400 pages. ISBN 1-85715-887-3.
  • Martinelli, Antonio; Michell, George (2005). The Palaces of Rajasthan. London: Frances Lincoln. p. 271 pages. ISBN 978-0-7112-2505-3.
  • Sodhi, Jiwan (1999). A Study of Bundi School of Painting (hardback). India: Abhinav Publications. ISBN 81-7017-347-7.

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