Chomu

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Chomu
Town
Chomu is located in Rajasthan
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)
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.

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.

References[edit]

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  1. ^ "Yahoo maps location of Chomu". Yahoo maps. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, Rajasthan, Jaipur, Chomu". City Population. 
  4. ^ Chomu. "Chomu the great". chomu. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Chomu Rock again".