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Gona/ Gonerao
Ghanerao is located in Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°14′00″N 73°32′00″E / 25.2333°N 73.5333°E / 25.2333; 73.5333Coordinates: 25°14′00″N 73°32′00″E / 25.2333°N 73.5333°E / 25.2333; 73.5333
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Pali
Talukas Desuri
 • Body Gram panchayat
Elevation 380 m (1,250 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,650
 • Official ENGLISH , Hindi , Marwadi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-RJ
Vehicle registration RJ-22
Sex ratio 1050 /
Lok Sabha constituency Pali (Lok Sabha constituency)
Vidhan Sabha constituency Pali
Civic agency Gram Panchayat
Avg. annual temperature 30 °C (86 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 44 °C (111 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 05 °C (41 °F)

Ghanerao is a village in Desuri tehsil of Pali district of Rajasthan.

The village is located on the Sadri-Desuri road State Highway 16. Due to its proximity to Kumbhalgarh fort, Ranakpur Jain temple and Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, it is an important place in tourism with history. There are many Hindu and Jain temples in and around Ghanerao. There are about 11 Jain temples some of them are quite old, Muchhal Mahavir Temple being the most notable one. In the village are also Hindu temples of Laxmi Narayanji, Murlidhar and Charbhujaji. On the outskirts of the village is situated a ‘mahanth’ (Sant) known as Giriji Ki Dhani. The village have many temples of Riddhi & Siddhi Gajanand , a Sri Mahalaxmi ji, Sri Britwesar Mahadev Temple {Sri Bohra Shrimali Brahmins}


Population of Ghanerao is 7,650 according to a 2001 census,[citation needed] where male population is 3,732 and female population is 3,918.

Ghanerao Jagir[edit]

Ghanerao was a princely thikana of 37 villages founded in 1606. It was a member of two states Jodhpur State as well as Udaipur State. It was ruled by Rathores of Mertia clan.[citation needed] The village has a fort which is now a heritage hotel.[1]

Notable places[edit]

  • Ghanerao Castle
  • Mahavira Jain temple, constructed around 1020 CE[2]
  • Ghanerao Jungle Lodge (Bagha Ka Bagh)
  • Sri Shrimali Brahmins Mahalaxmi Tempal Ghanerao
  • Sri Britwaser Mahadev (Lord Shive Ji)Temple {Sri Bohra Shrimali Brahmins}


  1. ^ Ghanerao Royal castle
  2. ^ Dhaky, Madhusudan A. (1977). The Indian Temple Forms in Karṇāṭa Inscriptions and Architecture. Abhinav Publications. p. 19. ISBN 978-8-17017-065-5. 

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