Sheoganj

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Sheoganj
Nickname(s): 
shagvaj
Sheoganj is located in Rajasthan
Sheoganj
Location in Rajasthan, India
Sheoganj is located in India
Sheoganj
Sheoganj (India)
Coordinates: 25°09′N 73°04′E / 25.15°N 73.07°E / 25.15; 73.07Coordinates: 25°09′N 73°04′E / 25.15°N 73.07°E / 25.15; 73.07
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictSirohi
Elevation
260 m (850 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total24,785
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationRJ 24 (Sirohi)

Sheoganj is a town in Sirohi District of Rajasthan state in India located on the bank of Jawai River. Sheoganj is the tehsil headquarters of Sheoganj Tehsil by the same name.

Sheoganj is famous for its cloth, jewelry and sweets market in nearby regions of the town.

Nearby is the Erinpura Chhavani, which was the military base station of the British soldiers. The nearest railway station is Jawai Bandh. Jawai River separates Sumerpur and Sheoganj. Falna is within 1 hour, while Ranakpur is within 2 hour drive from here.Even Bamnera which is just 12 km. from Sheoganj is also very close for visiting ancient temples.

Geography[edit]

Sheoganj is located at 25°09′N 73°04′E / 25.15°N 73.07°E / 25.15; 73.07.[1] It has an average elevation of 260 metres (853 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sheoganj had a population of 24,780. Males constitute 83% of the population and females 17%. Sheoganj has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 56%. In Sheoganj, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sheoganj
  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.

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