Jhunjhunu district

Jhunjhunu district is a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in northern India. The city of Jhunjhunu is the district headquarters.

Jhunjhunu district
Location of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan
Location of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan
Coordinates (Jhunjhunu): 75°01′N 76°04′E / 75.02°N 76.06°E / 75.02; 76.06 - 27°23′N 28°19′E / 27.38°N 28.31°E / 27.38; 28.31
DivisionJaipur Division
Tehsils1. Jhunjhunu, 2. Chirawa, 3. Buhana, 4. Khetri, 5. Nawalgarh, 6. Udaipurwati 7.Malsisar 8. Surajgarh
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesJhunjhunu[2]
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies1. Jhunjhunu, 2. Mandwa, 3. Pilani, 4. Nawalgarh, 5. Khetri, 6. Udaipurwati, 7. Surajgarh[3]
 • Total5,928 km2 (2,289 sq mi)
 • Total2,137,045[1]
 • Urban
22.89 percent
 • Literacy74.72
 • Sex ratio950
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysState Highway 8
26. Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan

Now a days JHUNJHUNU DISTRICT was also in highlight due to [KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA INDRAPURA]. Kendriya Vidyalaya Indrapura is the first KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA in the India which is made for top rural education. Actual, there is some reason for open this school in village, that's the Former President PERTHIBHA PATIL is the relative of indrapura. She was visited indrapura in 2009-10 and gifted this school to this village. Actual, Kendriya Vidyalaya is the top school in the world, and there are more than 1200 kendriya Vidyalaya in all over the world.

District locationEdit

The district falls within Shekhawati region, and is bounded on the northeast and east by Haryana state, on the southeast, south, and southwest by Sikar District, and on the northwest and north by Churu District.


Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
Religions in Jhunjhunu[citation needed]
Religion Percent

According to the 2011 census Jhunjhunu district has a population of 2,137,045,[5] roughly equal to the nation of Namibia[6] or the US state of New Mexico.[7] This gives it a ranking of 214th in India (out of a total of 640).[5] The district has a population density of 361 inhabitants per square kilometre (930/sq mi).[5] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.81%.[5] Jhunjhunun has a sex ratio of 950 females for every 1000 males,[5] and a literacy rate of 74.72%.[5]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 98.09% of the population in the district spoke Hindi and 1.70% Urdu as their first language.[8]

Places of interestEdit

Dargah hajarat qumarudsin Shah*Gangaur mela Bhagera • Ashtavinayak temple,Ghoriwara balaji Mandir, Havelis and forts of Mukundgarh

  • BalaG Temple, in Dabri Dheer Singh
  • BhomiaG Temple in Dabri Dheer Singh
  • 132 Ft Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Bissau


Famous copper mines are situated in the Khetri tehsil of the district. The Khetri Copper Complex of Hindustan Copper Limited is situated at a distance of 10 km from the Khetri town. It is the largest copper mine in India. It also has by-products i.e. sulphuric acid, fertilizer etc.


  • BITS Pilani
  • Sainik School, Jhunjhunu
  • Jhunjhunu Academy, Jhunjhunu
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jhunjhunu
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Indrapura
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya, Khetri Nagar
  • Sports University, Jhunjhunu
  • Shri Jagdish Prasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University.
  • Keystone Group of Institutions, Surajgarh, Jhunjhunu
  • Singhania University Pacheri
  • Seth Motilal PG College, Jhunjhunu
  • Sophia School, Khetri
  • Dundlod Public School , dundlod
  • Dundlod Public School,Jhunjhunu
  • Sekhawati public school,Dundlod
  • Mukundgarh public school, mukundgarh
  • Ramkumari girls university, mukundgarh
  • Kanoria university, mukundgarh
  • Podar university, nawalgarh
  • Dundlod vidyapeeth , Dundlod

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "2011 Census of India: Jhunjhunu district".
  2. ^ "Parliamentary Constituencies of Rajasthan" (PDF). 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 June 2013. Retrieved 23 February 2012. Cite has empty unknown parameter: |1= (help)
  3. ^ "Assembly Constituencies of Jhunjhunu district" (PDF). gisserver1.nic.in. 2012. Retrieved 23 February 2012.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  5. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  6. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Namibia 2,147,585
  7. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Mexico - 2,059,179
  8. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  9. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Param-Vir-Chakra-winners-since-1950/articleshow/2731710.cms

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