Kishangarh Bas

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Kishangarh Bas
city
Kishangarh Bas is located in Rajasthan
Kishangarh Bas
Kishangarh Bas
Location in Rajasthan, India
Kishangarh Bas is located in India
Kishangarh Bas
Kishangarh Bas
Kishangarh Bas (India)
Coordinates: 27°49′N 76°43′E / 27.82°N 76.72°E / 27.82; 76.72Coordinates: 27°49′N 76°43′E / 27.82°N 76.72°E / 27.82; 76.72
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictAlwar
TehsilKishangarh Bas
Elevation
433 m (1,421 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
 • SpokenHindi
Telephone code01460
Lok Sabha constituencyAlwar
Vidhan Sabha constituencyKishangarh Bas
Assembly MLADeepchand

Kishangarh Bas is a census town in Alwar district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.The Fort and town of Kishengarh was established by Kishan Singh who was an officer of Maharaja Surajmal of Bharatpur.He also built the Kisheneshwar Temple inside the Fort.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Kishangarh Bas is located at 27°49′N 76°43′E / 27.82°N 76.72°E / 27.82; 76.72.[3] It has an average elevation of 433 metres (1420 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Kishangarh Bas had a population of 9472. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kishangarh Bas has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 62%. In Kishangarh Bas, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Rajputana Gazetteer, Volume 3. Rajputana Agency. p. 266.
  2. ^ "Rajputana Gazzeter Vol.3".
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kishangarh
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.