Jhunjhunu district

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Jhunjhunu district
Location of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan
Location of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan
Administrative divisionJaipur Division
Tehsils1. Jhunjhunu, 2. Chirawa, 3. Buhana, 4. Khetri, 5. Nawalgarh, 6. Udaipurwati 7.Malsisar 8. Surajgarh
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesJhunjhunu[2]
 • Assembly seats1. Jhunjhunu, 2. Mandwa, 3. Pilani, 4. Nawalgarh, 5. Khetri, 6. Udaipurwati, 7. Surajgarh[3]
 • Total5,926 km2 (2,288 sq mi)
 • Total2,137,045[1]
 • Urban
22.89 percent
 • Literacy74.72
 • Sex ratio950
Major highwaysState Highway 8
Coordinates75°01′N 76°04′E / 75.02°N 76.06°E / 75.02; 76.06 - 27°23′N 28°19′E / 27.38°N 28.31°E / 27.38; 28.31
WebsiteOfficial website
26. Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan

Jhunjhunu district is a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in northern India. The town Jhunjhunu is the district headquarters.

District location[edit]

The district falls within Shekhawati region, and is bounded on the northeast and east by Haryana state, on the southeast, south, and southwest by Sikar District, and on the northwest and north by Churu District.


Religions in Jhunjhunu[citation needed]
Religion Percent

According to the 2011 census Jhunjhunu district has a population of 2,139,658,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Namibia[5] or the US state of New Mexico.[6] This gives it a ranking of 214th in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 361 inhabitants per square kilometre (930/sq mi).[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.81%.[4] Jhunjhunun has a sex ratio of 950 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 74.72%.[4]

Places of interest[edit]


Famous copper mines are situated in the Khetri tehsil of the district. The Khetri Copper Complex of Hindustan Copper Limited is situated at a distance of 10 km from the Khetri town. It is the largest copper mine in India. It also has by-products i.e. sulphuric acid, fertilizer etc.


  • Jhunjhunu Academy, Jhunjhunu
  • BITS Pilani
  • Shri Jagdish Prasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University.
  • Keystone Group of Institutions, Surajgarh, Jhunjhunu
  • Singhania University Pacheri
  • Seth Motilal PG College, Jhunjhunu
  • Sophia School, Khetri
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jhunjhunu
  • Sports University, Jhunjhunu
  • Sainik School, Jhunjhunu
  • Bal sadhna senior secondary school,Gudha gorji jhunjhunu
  • Tagore public school,Gudha gorji
  • Gudha public school,gudha gorji
  • Indra bal niketan,gudha gorji
  • Tulsi public school, Mainas jjn

Notable people[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Jhunjhunu district (2011 Census of India)
  2. ^ "Parliamentary Constituencies of Rajasthan" (PDF). 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 2012-02-23. External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Assembly Constituencies of Jhunjhunu district" (PDF). gisserver1.nic.in. 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-23.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  5. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Namibia 2,147,585
  6. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Mexico - 2,059,179
  7. ^ https://www.patrika.com/story/sikar/dangal-movie-connection-from-jhunjhunu-2415468.html

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