Rajsamand

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Rajsamand
View of Rajsamand lake in Rajsamand (RJ)
View of Rajsamand lake in Rajsamand (RJ)
Rajsamand is located in Rajasthan
Rajsamand
Location in Rajasthan, India
Rajsamand is located in India
Rajsamand
Rajsamand (India)
Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictRajsamand
Founded byRana Raj Singh
Named forRana Raj Singh
Elevation
547 m (1,795 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total67,798
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationRJ-30
Websiterajsamand.rajasthan.gov.in

Rajsamand is a city, located in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan, western India. The city is named for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. It is the administrative headquarters of Rajsamand District.

Geography[edit]

Rajsamand is located at 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88.[2] It has an average elevation of 547 metres (1794 ft).

Demographics[edit]

Religions in Rajsamand
Religion Percent
Hindus
84.17%
Muslims
9.54%

Total population of the Rajsamand district is 987,024 (493,459 male and 493,565 female). This district has a male to female ratio of nearly 1:1.[3] Rajsamand has an average literacy rate of 67%, male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 57%. In Rajsamand, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Although most of the economy of Rajasthan is based on agriculture, this part of the state is rich in mineral resources. The area is one of the prime Indian suppliers of marble, granite and other valuable varieties of stone. The Dariba,Sindesar khurd and Zawar mines are the principal Indian sources of ores for zinc, silver, manganese, etc. The majority of the population is engaged in organised and unorganised mining-related works. Others are engaged in tyre and tobacco factories.

Places to see[edit]

Located at about 62 km (39 mi) away from the magnificent city of Udaipur (the city of lakes), Rajsamand itself is quite naturally endowed with eye-catching beauty. Surrounded by the wide ranges of Aravali, it houses the stunning Rajsamand Lake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India: Search Details". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Rajsamand, India Page". fallingrain.com. Archived from the original on 11 March 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  3. ^ "About Rajsamand". Rajsamand District Administration via National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on 19 September 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2014.

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