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Kotputli is a city and a municipality in Jaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.it is the connectivity between Jaipur and Delhi. It is made up of the main town named Kot and the nearby Putli village, which is now considered a part of the main city. Kotputli is a very old and historical place. It was a part of the Matsya ( now Alwar ) kingdom having capital at nearby village Bairath during the period of Mahabharta.
Kotputli was a part of Torawati which is named after Tanwar Rajpoots having their origin at Patan, now a small town in Sikar district. During the British period, Kotputli was a nizamat under the princely state of Khetri. Raja Sardar Singh of Khetri constructed many buildings in Kotputli including the present Govt.Sardar School and Sardar Zanana Hospital. Its location is also very good. It is 70 km away from Alwar, 105 km away from Jaipur and 128 km from Gurgaon. Nearby places to visit includes Bhangarh, Siliserh, Sariska, Sarund Mata, etc.
The area of Kotputli was granted by Maharaja Suraj Singh of Shekhawati to his younger brother, Kunwar Bairi Sal in year 1646 AD.
1. Kunwar Bairi Sal (1646-1678)
2. Kunwar Jai Singh (1678-1709)
3. Kunwar Jaipratap Singh (1709-1738)
4. Kunwar Mitalpratap Singh (1738-1748)
The Kotputli Municipality has population of 49,202 of which 26,051 are males while 23,151 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
- Bada Mandir: An historic temple located in center of town.
- Talaab wale Shiv Mandir: An historic Temple of Lord Shiva. It has been said that Shiv-Linga was came out from the Talaab (the pond)by its own and people have created the temple for it.
- Avadhbihari Mandir: An old temple of city for Lord Rama. A Ram Darbar is available for worship.
- Parshuram Mandir: A temple of city for Lord Parshuram. It is situated near by NH8 main crossing of Kotputli.
- Narsingh ji ka Mandir: An old temple of Lord Narsimha situated at Azad Chowk Kotputli.
- Gayatri Mata Mandir: A temple for vedmata Gayatri on Dabla Road( a road towards Neem ka Thana).
- Shree Sarund Mata Temple: Shree Sarund Mata Temple, near Kotputli is a very old and famous temple. Rao Bhopalji founded the Sarun Mata Temple in 1276, the temple of Kuldevi of Tanwar Rajputs. On every festival hundreds of thousands of pilgrims visit the temple, many people make donation for the development of the area near the temple which help the pilgrims to stay in newly built dharamshalas. For more information please visit: www.sarunmata.org Address : Jaipur to Sarund Mata temple=112 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 7 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road.
- Hiroda HanumanJi Temple: Address- Jaipur to Hiroda HanumanJi temple=110 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 8 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road. Direction: From Jaipur: Take left at over-bridge towards Dabla Road --> after 5 km from Cholaee stand take left --> after 1.2 km you will find big Hanumanji Temple at your right side.
- Devnarayan Mandir: Temple of folk god shri Devnarayan ( main idol god for Gurjar ).
- Thakur ji (Radha Krishan) Temple: ,Address - Jaipur to Thakur ji temple=119 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 14 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road at Kalyanpura Kalan Village.
- Bhairu Baba Temple -This Temple of Shri Chapawala Bhairu ji. hosts a very big fair each 30 January.
- Jeen Mata Temple: Jeen Mata Temple is a very old temple in the city and located on main bus stand. Address - Jaipur to Bahairu Baba temple=121 km, NH no. 8 Kotputli to 16 km Neeam Ka Thana Road on Dabla Road at Kalyanpura Kalan Village.
- Peer baba Temple (Koojota): The temple of Peer Baba is situated in the hills of Kujota, village Panchayat of Kotputli Panchayat Samiti of Jaipur district of Rajasthan state.The temple of Peer Baba is a popular place. Address :- Kotputli to chowki goverdhanpura 12 km Chowki goverdhan located Delhi to Jaipur way Then walk into the right side 3 kilometers to Aditya birla group (koojota mod )and walk left side 1 km to kujota village .
- Thakur ji Temple (Koojota):Besides the temple of Pir Baba in Kujota village, there is also a huge temple of Thakur ji. The temple of Thakur ji is built by Lord Pandavas in the time of Mahabharata, when Pandava Vairath (recently in viratnagar) was passing his 12 years unknown year.
- Sureshwari Sarang Mata temple( Narehada): Durga mata temple built on the mountain of Narehada village.it is beautiful temple with connected road facility with street lights. Stairs also available for peddlers. Length of Road is 400 meter of mountain.this temple is 12 km far from Kotputli crossing towards Dabla Road (neem ka thana Road).
As of the 2011 Indian census[update], Kotputli had a population of 2,75,367. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kotputli has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 56%. In Kotputli, 16% of the population is under 16 years of age.
Kotputli Religion Data 2011
|City||No. of Household||Hindu||Muslim||Christian||Sikh||Buddhist||Jain||Others||Not Stated|
Kotputli has numerous schools and colleges spread throughout the city.
- LBS Govt PG College
- Pana Devi Morija Govt. Girls College
- Eklavya Dental College and Hospital
- Rajputana PG college
- Hans PG College
- Tagore Public Law College
- Sardar Sr. Sec. School
- The Aditya Birla Public School
- O.N.S Public School, Kotputli
- Rajasthan International School
- DPS World School, Kotputli
- Emmanual Misson School
- Hans International School
- Basant Prabhu Rastriya Vidya Mandir
- Shri Krishana Public School, Nangal Panditpura, Kotputli
- ram siksha samiti
Geography and climate
Kotputli is located at 27.705479°N 76.190969°E. It has an average elevation of 439 metres (1440 feet).
|Climate data for Kotputli|
|Average high °C (°F)||25
|Average low °C (°F)||8
|Average precipitation cm (inches)||0.35
- "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.