FORTS AND PALACES
Standing on the east bank of Lake Pichola is a massive series of palaces built at different times from 1559. The balconies of the palace provide panoramic views ..Read More
Welcome to Rajsamand
Rajsamand is very well known for its marble production as the largest producing district as well as the largest single unit in the whole country. Rajsamand also saw the vicissitudes of the freedom struggle between TATYA TOPE and the British troops at 'Rakamgarh Ka Chhapar' in 1857. Rajsamand is much rich district regarding history, religion, culture and mining industries. Among famous places of tourist interest Kumbhalgarh - the birth place of Maharana Pratap, Haldighati the famous battlefield, Shrinathji the chief deity of Vaishnav religion, Dwarikadheesh, Charbhuja and many Shiv temples.
Rajsamand is situated 67 Km north of Udaipur and 352 KM south of State Capital Jaipur on NH 8. Rajsamand is located between latitudes 24o 46' to 26o 01' N and Longitudes 73o 28' to 74o 18' E. Rajsamand district is surrounded by districts of Ajmer in North, Pali in West, Udaipur in South and Bhilwara in East. Administratively Rajsamand is divided into 7 Sub-divisions, 9 Tehsils and 7 Blocks. There are 207 Gram Panchayats and 236 Patwar Circles. Total population of the Rajsamand district (as per census 2001) was 9,87,024 including 4,93,459 males and 4,93,565 females. This district has a male to female ratio of 1000:1000. A rare phenomenon now-a-days.
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