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|Founded by||Rao sobhaji, sehastramal|
|• Type||Rajasthan Government|
|• Body||Municipal Council / Nagar Parishad ,Sirohi|
|• Collector||Surendra Kumar Solanki, IAS|
|• Superintendent of police||Kalyanmal Meena, IPS|
|• MP||Devji .M Patel|
|• MLA||Sanyam Lodha|
|• Total||5,179 km2 (2,000 sq mi)|
|Elevation||321 m (1,053 ft)|
|• Density||164/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||Ahmedabad, Jalore, Pali, Barmer, Mehsana, Udaipur, Reodar Pindwara|
|Avg. summer temperature||42 °C (108 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||6 °C (43 °F)|
Sirohi is a city in southern Rajasthan state in western India. It is the administrative headquarters of Sirohi District and was formerly the capital of the princely state of Sirohi ruled by Sirohi Rajput rulers. The nearest railway station to Sirohi is Sirohi Road. Sirohi got first rank in 33 districts of Rajasthan for "Swachha bharat Abhiyan " in year 2014.
Sirohi is located at  It has an average elevation of 321 metres (1053 ft)..
In 1405, Rao Sobhaji founded the town of Shivpuri on the eastern slope of Siranwa Hill. Shivpuri today lies in ruins. In 1425, Sobhaji's son and successor, Sehastramal (or Sainsmal), founded a fortress on the eastern slope of the same hill, which became his capital and grew into the present-day town of Sirohi.
After Independence an agreement was signed between Central Government and minor ruler of Sirohi State, with this the State Administration of the Sirohi State was taken over by Bombay Government from 5 January 1949 to 25 January 1950. The first administrator representing a bombay state was Prema Bhai Patel. After final merger with Rajasthan in 1950, an area of 787 km2 consisting of Aburoad and Delwara tehsils of Sirohi district was renamed with the Bombay State on 1 November 1956, after the recommendation of the State organisation Commission, which forms the present position of the district.
As of 2011[update], Sirohi had a population of 1,036,346. Males constitute 53% of the population, and females constitute 47%. Sirohi has an average literacy rate of 55.25%, higher than the national average of 54.3%; male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 39%. In Sirohi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Stated.
Schools in Sirohi are affiliated either by the Central board of secondary education, or Rajasthan board of secondary education. There are 863 schools in the district including both private and government. The higher education institutions in the city included Govt P.G.College affiliated by Mohanlal Sukhadia University, a Govt. Girls College which is also affiliated to Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur and & Private colleges. For technical education Govt. POLYTECHNIC & Govt. Women B.ed college and ITI College as well.
Some renowned schools in the city are St. Paul's Higher Secondary School, Ajit Vidhya Mandir, and Emmanuel Mission School.
National and state highways
Sirohi is well connected to highways of India by the NHAI . NH 62 connects sirohi from South starting from Pindwara to the north up to the Pali District of Rajasthan and continues up to Beawar. NH 168 passing through Sirohi intersecting SH 27 which is also known as Delhi - Kandla Highway SH 27 ends at Deesa In Gujarat State. SH 38 passing from NH 62 in the west of the Sirohi connecting NH 112 via Jalore and ends at the Balotra in Barmer District. SH 10 on the east of Sirohi heading towards NH 8 intersect at Udaipur, Rajasthan and SH 10 continues up to Banswara District in Rajasthan.
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