Khandela

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Khandela
Town
Khandela is located in Rajasthan
Khandela
Khandela
Location in Rajasthan, India
Khandela is located in India
Khandela
Khandela
Khandela (India)
Coordinates: 27°22′N 75°18′E / 27.36°N 75.30°E / 27.36; 75.30Coordinates: 27°22′N 75°18′E / 27.36°N 75.30°E / 27.36; 75.30
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictSikar
Elevation
318 m (1,043 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total22,475
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationRJ-23

Khandela is a town and municipality in the Sikar district of the Indian state of Rajasthan.

History[edit]

Khandela is more than two thousand years old. In early times, it was an estate of Chauhan rajputs, of the Nirban clan. During the second half of the 16th-century it became the estate of shekhawats.

Geography[edit]

Khandela is at 27°22′N 75°18′E / 27.36°N 75.30°E / 27.36; 75.30.[1] It has an average elevation of 318 metres (1043 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Khandela had a population of 22,475. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%.

Khandela has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 45%. In Khandela, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age

Routes to Khandela[edit]

Delhi to Khandela : 250 km ( 04hrs 30 min drive ) Excellent road condition. ( Delhi – Shahpura right turn from Shahpura towards Ajeetgarh, Kanwat and then to Khandela. The distance from Shahpura to Khandela is 60 km beautiful countryside.

Khandela to Mandawa : 60 km ( 01 hrs 30 min )

Khandela to Bikaner : 220 km ( 04 hrs)

Khandela to Jaipur : 100 km ( 02 hrs 30 Min )

Khandela to Neemrana : 120 km ( 02 hrs 30 min )

Khandela to Samode : 70 km ( 01 Hour 30 Min )

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - bikaner
  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.