Sothi

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Sothi
Village
Sotha in Haryana, India
Sotha, Hisar district, Haryana, India (India)
Coordinates: 29°34′26″N 76°07′38″E / 29.57389°N 76.12722°E / 29.57389; 76.12722Coordinates: 29°34′26″N 76°07′38″E / 29.57389°N 76.12722°E / 29.57389; 76.12722
Country India
StateHaryana
DistrictHisar
Founded byIndus Valley Civilization
Government
 • TypeLocal government
 • BodyPanchayat
Elevation
221 m (725 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,716
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
125039[1]
Vehicle registrationHR

Sotha is a village in Haryana, India.

Demography[edit]

In 2011, it had 334 families with a population of 1716.[2]

Location[edit]

The neolithic Sothi (archaeology) site is located near Nohar in Rajasthan, about 120 km west-south-west of Sothi.

The important archaeological site of Rakhigarhi is located about 30 km south.

Indus Valley Civilisation archaeology[edit]

Within 5 km to 10 km radius of Rakhigarhi are early, mature and late Harappan sites. To the north-west of Rakhigarhi are Panhari, Gyanpura, Kagsar, and Sulchani. South-west of Rakhigarhi are Sisai, Hisar, Rajpura, Narnaund, Pali and Masudpur.

Drishadvati River[edit]

Siswal is located about 70 km to the south-west, in the valley of the prehistoric Drishadvati River. The site of Rakhigarhi is likewise located in the valley of Drishadvati.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pin codes of Sotha in Hisar". Mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  2. ^ census 2011, Sothi in Hisar
  3. ^ Jane McIntosh, The Ancient Indus Valley: New Perspectives. Understanding ancient civilizations. ABC-CLIO, 2008 ISBN 1576079074 p76