Coordinates: 24°05′N 74°01′E / 24.08°N 74.02°E / 24.08; 74.02
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Salumbar is located in Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan, India
Salumbar is located in India
Salumbar (India)
Coordinates: 24°05′N 74°01′E / 24.08°N 74.02°E / 24.08; 74.02
Country India
 • TypeSalumber Municipal Council
 • Total3,094 km2 (1,195 sq mi)
262 m (860 ft)
 • Total850,345
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code02906
Vehicle registrationRJ-58

Salumbar is a city in Salumbar district, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Salumbar is a part of "Mewar" dynasty. Salumbar is also known as "Hadirani nagri" which has history of queen Hadirani who sacrificed her life to motivate her husband to go to a battle.

Geography, economy and tourism[edit]

Salumber District Map

Salumbar is located at 24°08′N 74°03′E / 24.13°N 74.05°E / 24.13; 74.05.[1] It has an average elevation of 262 metres (859 feet).

Salumbar is known for its historical monuments, temples, spiritual atmosphere, and beautiful geographical locations with beautiful Aravali mountain range.

Salumbar is a major trading hub for nearby villages and is known for its gold and silver jewellery.

It has major population of Hindu, Jain, Bohra, and Muslim community.

Tourist places to visit :

  • Hadi rani Mahal by the pond Sering
  • Sonar mata temple on mountain with panaromic view of city and its surroundings
  • Jaisamand lake (Dhebar lake) - India's first and world's oldest historical and second largest artificial fresh water lake in Asia (18 km away from Salumbar)
  • Ruthi rani mahal in Jaisamand with panaromic view of Jaisamand lake and mountains
  • Jaisamand wildlife sanctuary and safari - Serves as habitat to various types of birds, panthers, leopards, deer, wild boars and crocodiles.

Famous temples - Sonar mata, Bada Ganpati, Palwale Hanuman, Rambola Hanuman, Jageshwar, Bayan mata, Gayatri mandir, Idana mata, Barolji, Gatod ji, and numerous Jain temples.

Masjid - There are several masjid of Bohra and Muslim community.

Historical monuments - Hadirani Mahal, Ruthi rani mahal jaisamand, Jaisamand Lake.


As of 2011 India census, Salumbar had a population of 248,337 of which 125,974 are males while 122,363 are females.[2] The Female Sex Ratio in Salumbar Municipality stood as 951, against the state average of 928. Salumbar city had a Literacy rate of 85.82%, which was higher than the state average of 66.11%. Male literacy was 93.78%, and female literacy was 77.56%. There are around 3,392 houses under the Salumbar Municipality administration, where it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

Earlier in 2001, As of 2001 India census,[3] Salumber had a population of 15,862. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Salumbar has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 68%. In Salumbar, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Salumber
  2. ^ District Census Handbook Udaipur, Village and Town Directory (PDF). Directorate of Census Operations. 2011.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.