Town (small City)
Sarmathura Railway Station
|Elevation||209.630 m (687.762 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||RJ-IN|
The Sarmathura subdivision uses substantial sandstone. Historically, red sandstone from Sarmathura was used for the regional construction of Talab-e-Shahi, Jubilee hall Dholpur, Dholpur Palace and the Nihal Clock Tower. National monuments such as the Red Fort and Humayun Tomb are also made from Dholpur red sandstone, which was extracted from the Sarmathura and Bari area.
Sarmathura has a population of 17,988 in 2,950 households, of which 54% are male and 46% are female, lower than the Rajasthan average. 77% belong to forward castes, 17% belong to scheduled caste, and 6% belong to scheduled tribes. 3,147 of Sarmathura's residents are children under 6, of whom 54% are boys and 46% are girls, a lower ratio than the state.
Category wise male female population 2011
|Total||General||Scheduled Caste||Scheduled Tribe||Child|
Religion data 2011
Literacy data 2011
The Dholpur–Sarmathura narrow gauge rail line is 2'6" ft. and the distance from Sarmathura to Dholpur is 72 km. This rail line is mainly used to export sandstone. It was built in 1908 during the reign of King Ram Singh and was completed in 1929. A passenger train now operates on this route. The railway is converting to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge.
Mahakaleshwar Temple is a popular temple dedicated to Shiva. Thousands of people visit this temple every Sunday and feasts (bhoj) are regularly organized.
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