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Dariba is a census town in Rajsamand district in the state of Rajasthan in India, where Krishnavati river (also called Kasaunti) originates from Aravalli Range near copper mines[1]

Dariba
city
Dariba is located in Rajasthan
Dariba
Dariba
Location in Rajasthan, India
Dariba is located in India
Dariba
Dariba
Dariba (India)
Coordinates: 24°57′N 74°08′E / 24.95°N 74.13°E / 24.95; 74.13Coordinates: 24°57′N 74°08′E / 24.95°N 74.13°E / 24.95; 74.13
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Rajsamand
Elevation 479 m (1,572 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,832
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)

GeographyEdit

Dariba is located at 24°57′N 74°08′E / 24.95°N 74.13°E / 24.95; 74.13.[2] It has an average elevation of 479 metres (1571 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[3] Dariba had a population of 2832. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Dariba has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 89% and, female literacy is 79%. In Dariba, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.Dariba is an important zinc and lead mining and smelting region of Rajasthan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Minerals and Metals in Ancient India: Archaeological evidence, Arun Kumar Biswas, Sulekha Biswas, University of Michigan. 1996. ISBN 812460049X.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Dariba
  3. ^ "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.