|• Body||SUB DIVISIONAL MAGISTRATE|
|Elevation||244 m (801 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Gujarati, Wagdi, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||RJ-IN|
Geography and economy
Sagwara is located in east central Dungarpur district in Sagwara Tehsil. It has an average elevation of 244 metres (801 ft). Sagwara is famous for its sculpture, marble carving, temple architecture and gold jewelry. It is a major trading hub for nearby villages.
While in the 2001 Indian census, Sagwara had a population of 30,993, by the 2011 census that number had dropped to 29,439. Males, while still fewer than females, increased their percentage from 49.3% to 49.9% of the population from 2001 to 2011. Sagwara significantly increased their average literacy rate from 2001 to 2011 going from 59% to 79%. Male literacy rose from 68% to 88%, and female literacy rose from 50% to 71%. From 2001 to 2011 the population in Sagwara aged, going from 16% below the age of six, to 13%.
Sagwara is the third largest populated place after Banswara and Dungapur in the historical Vagar area of Rajasthan. Majority of the population belongs to Hindu religion and it also has a significant population of Jains and Dawoodi Bohras (a Shia Ismaili Muslim community).
Notes and references
- Census Commission of India. "Sagwara Population Census 2011". Census 2011. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015.
- "District Wise Health Facilities: District Map: Dungarpur District". National Health Mission (NHM), Government of Rajastha. Archived from the original on 19 March 2015.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004.