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Rajsamand is a town in Rajasthan, western India. The city is named for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. It is the administrative headquarters of Rajsamand District.

Rajsamand
city
Rajsamand is located in Rajasthan
Rajsamand
Rajsamand
Rajsamand is located in India
Rajsamand
Rajsamand
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88Coordinates: 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Rajsamand
Founded by Rana Raj Singh
Named for Rana Raj Singh
Elevation 547 m (1,795 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 67,798,
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration RJ
Website rajsamand.rajasthan.gov.in

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GeographyEdit

Rajsamand is located at 25°04′N 73°53′E / 25.07°N 73.88°E / 25.07; 73.88.[2] It has an average elevation of 547 metres (1794 ft).

DemographicsEdit

Religions in Rajsamand
Religion Percent
Hindus
84.17%
Muslims
09.54%

Total population of the Rajsamand district is 987,024 (493,459 male and 493,565 female). This district has a male to female ratio of nearly 1:1.[3] Rajsamand has an average literacy rate of 67%, male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 57%. In Rajsamand, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

EconomyEdit

Although most of the economy of Rajasthan is based on agriculture, this part of the state is rich in mineral resources. The area is one of the prime Indian suppliers of marble, granite and other valuable varieties of stone. The Dariba and Jawar mines are the principal Indian sources of ores for zinc, silver, manganese, etc. The majority of the population is engaged in organised and unorganised mining-related works. Others are engaged in tyre and tobacco factories.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rajsamand
  3. ^ Rajsamand District Administration, Official Website. "About Rajsamand". Retrieved 18 July 2012. 

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