Rajakhera

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Rajakhera
city
Rajakhera is located in Rajasthan
Rajakhera
Rajakhera
Location in Rajasthan, India
Rajakhera is located in India
Rajakhera
Rajakhera
Rajakhera (India)
Coordinates: 26°32′N 78°06′E / 26.54°N 78.10°E / 26.54; 78.10Coordinates: 26°32′N 78°06′E / 26.54°N 78.10°E / 26.54; 78.10
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictDholpur
Government
 • MLAMr Pradyumn Singh Bohara
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total33,666
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
328025
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-

Rajakhera is a city and a municipality in Dholpur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Geography[edit]

Rajakhera is located at 26°32′N 78°06′E / 26.54°N 78.10°E / 26.54; 78.10.It has an average elevation of 153 metres (505 feet).

Rajakhera is on the border of Rajasthan state. It is about 36 km from Agra Uttar Pradesh and about the same distance from Dholpur. Shamsabad, Agra is the nearest town on Uttar Pradesh border between Agra and Rajakhera. Uttagan River flows between Shamshabad and Rajakhera and forms the border of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The bridge on this river was constructed in 1964 which allowed easy commute to Agra and other major cities.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Rajakhera had a population of 28,339. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Rajakhera has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 67.6%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 66%. In Rajakhera, 19% of the population is under 5 years of age.

Transport[edit]

The only mode of transport to Rajakhera is by road. The closest railway station are Agra and Dholpur . Both are 36 km from Rajakhera. Rajasthan govt. buses run between Agra and Rajakhara. A bus from Rajakhera to Agra and Rajakhera to Dholpur every half hour. Rajakhera is not connected with any railway line.

Politics[edit]

Ex Home Minister Pradyumn Singh alias Kaptan Babu of the Indian National Congress Party won the 2013 election for Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Rajakhera constituency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  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.