Udaipur District is one of the 33 districts of Rajasthanstate in western India. The historic city of Udaipur is the administrative headquarters of the district.Udaipur is one of the 7 divisions in rajasthan.
The district is generally hilly. The western portion of the district is drained by the Sabarmati River, which originates in the Aravalli Range of Udaipur District flows south into Gujarat. The northern portion of the district is drained by tributaries of the Banas River, including the Ahar River, which flows through the City of Udaipur. The southern and central portion of the district is drained by tributaries of the Mahi River, including the Som and the Gomati. Dhebar Lake, also known as Jaisamand Lake, has an area of 50 km2 (19 sq mi) when full, and was created in the 17th century when Rana Jai Singh of Udaipur built a marble dam across the Gomati.
Udaipur district is rich in mineral resources, and is home for a large variety of important minerals. The important metal and non-metallic found in the district are orc of Copper, Lead, Zinc and Silver. Besides these, other important minerals like industrial minerals rock, phosphate, asbestos, calcite, lime stone, barites, emerald and marble etc. are also abundantly available in the district.
Udaipur district comprises seven sub-divisions: Girwa, Kherwada, Mavli, Vallabhnagar, Kotda, Jhadol and Salumber. These sub-divisions are further divided into 11 tehsils. Girwa sub-division consists two tehsils: Girwa and Gogunda. Kherwada sub-division also comprises two tehsils: Kherwada and Rishabhdev. Each of the sub-divisions, Mavli, Vallabhnagar, Kotda and Jhadol comprises only one tehsil of same name. Salumber sub-division comprises three tehsils: Lasadia, Salumber and Sarada.