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|Elevation||347 m (1,138 ft)|
|• Urban||41,890 (20.7%)|
|• Rural||1,60,868 (79.3%)|
|• Spoken||Hindi, Marwadi|
|• Official||Hindi, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Kekri is located at .
Kekri is centrally situated among Rajsthan's major cities, Ajmer (80 km), Jaipur (130 km), Kota (140 km), Bhilwara(100 km) and Tonk. The town of Pranheda which has famous temple Pranheda Balaji, is nearby.
Earlier this city was known as Kankawati Nagari, named after Princess Kankawati. This city is a pioneer in the field of religious education and games.
The Jain Temple of Sri Shantinath Bhagwan is located in the village of Baghera Digamber.
Many mandirs (temples) are there, such as Charbhuja Mandir, Bijasan Mata Mandir, Shantinath Ji Digambar Jain Mandir, Laxminath Ji Mandir, Shiv Mandir, Kekradheesh Mandir, and Mehandipur Balaji Mandir.
It is mainly an industrial area, including the Agricultural Mandi (Market Yard), oil mills, woolen yarn mill, and some other industries.
The main water source is Bisalpur Dam. Rajasthan's largest water treatment plant is connected with Bisalpur Dam. A dam in Para called Para 1 Dam is among the major irrigation dams in Ajmer District.
Government senior secondary schools (separate for boys and girls), a government college and other English and Hindi medium private colleges and schools are present. The Government P G College has M.A. in History and Political Science.