Uniara

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Uniara
city
Nickname(s): bada uniara
Uniara is located in Rajasthan
Uniara
Uniara
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°55′N 76°01′E / 25.92°N 76.02°E / 25.92; 76.02Coordinates: 25°55′N 76°01′E / 25.92°N 76.02°E / 25.92; 76.02
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Tonk
Elevation 266 m (873 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,827
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-RJ
Vehicle registration RJ-26

Uniara is a city and a municipality in Tonk district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Geography[edit]

Uniara is located at 25°55′N 76°01′E / 25.92°N 76.02°E / 25.92; 76.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 266 metres (872 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Uniara had a population around of 15,827. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Uniara has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 42%. In Uniara, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Uniara is located on National Highway No.116. Nearest Railway station is Sawai Madhopur, 39 km and district headquarters Tonk, 36 km. Nearest Airport is Jaipur, 136 km. Uniara is well connected from Jaipur, Kota, Bundi, Ajmer by road. Uniara is located at 54 km on the way to Ranthambhore National Park from State Capital of Rajasthan Jaipur. Near Uniara there is a place of tourist attraction at village 'Kheda' 15 km on the way from Uniara to tonk near village Kakod. At village 'Kheda' there is a real size elephant carved out of stone. There is a Heritage Palace at Uniara, city has some large Hindu & Jain temples( historical), and fort worth visiting for their architecture. Best season to visit Uniara is October to February.

Rajasthan School of Painting[edit]

Uniara had an important school of Indian painting in the 18th century that was an offshoot of the Bundi school. Prominent painters, who served under the ruler Sirdar Singh, included Dhano and Mira Bagas (Mir Baksh).

Economy[edit]

Uniara economy based on agriculture.


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