Mukundgarh

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Mukundgarh
मुकुंदगढ़
city
Mukundgarh is located in Rajasthan
Mukundgarh
Mukundgarh
Mukundgarh is located in India
Mukundgarh
Mukundgarh
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°57′00″N 75°13′00″E / 27.95°N 75.2167°E / 27.95; 75.2167Coordinates: 27°57′00″N 75°13′00″E / 27.95°N 75.2167°E / 27.95; 75.2167
Country India
State Rajasthan
District Jhunjhunu
Elevation 349 m (1,145 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,790
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 333 705
Telephone code 91-1594
Vehicle registration RJ-18

Mukundgarh is a city and a municipality in Jhunjhunu district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.It is part of Shekhawati region. It lies a few kilometres from Nawalgarh.

History[edit]

Its original name was 'Shahabsar'. Mukundgarh founded by Thakur Mukund Singh Saheb with the help of Seth Sevek Ram Ghuwalewala. The Kanodias also played an important role for it. It was the Thikana of Bhojrajji Ka Shekhawats..

Geography[edit]

Mukundgarh is located at 27°57′00″N 75°13′00″E / 27.95°N 75.2167°E / 27.95; 75.2167.[1] It has an average elevation of 349 metres (1148 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Mukundgarh had a population of 17,790. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Mukundgarh has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 43%. In Mukundgarh, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. It was established in 1857.

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