Chomu

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Chomu
Town
Chomu is located in Rajasthan
Chomu
Chomu
Chomu is located in India
Chomu
Chomu
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°10′N 75°43′E / 27.17°N 75.72°E / 27.17; 75.72Coordinates: 27°10′N 75°43′E / 27.17°N 75.72°E / 27.17; 75.72
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jaipur
Government
 • M.L.A. Ram Lal Sharma (BJP)
Population (census 2011)
 • Total 395,009
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code RJ-IN
Vehicle registration RJ 41

Chomu is a city and a municipality in Jaipur district in the state of Rajasthan, India.

Geography[edit]

Chomu is located at 27°10′N 75°43′E / 27.17°N 75.72°E / 27.17; 75.72.[1] It is 33 km far in north from Jaipur. Chomu receives a good number of tourists and filmmakers visiting the nearby village of Samode. Chomu is famous for its bumper groundnut crop every year. Due to the presence of sweet and fresh water, fruits and vegetables that are grown here are famous for their good taste. Large quantities of fruits and vegetables are transported to the Jaipur which forms the prime market for the town's economy.

Chomu is also connected to Jaipur by meter gauge rail line and upgradation work is going on between Jaipur & Churu. It is connected with Jaipur and Sikar with National Highway No.11.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Chomu had a population of 50,717. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Chomu has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 75% and female literacy of 49%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
As of 2011 India census,[3] Chomu had a population of 64,417.

Monuments[edit]

Samode Palace, a 300 year old palace is located in Chomu. Shri Samod Balaji is situated between the mountains of Samod near Chomu. It is also known as Veer Hanuman and is amongst the most ancient religious places in Rajasthan.

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