Karauli District is a district of Rajasthan state in western India. The town of Karauli is the district headquarters. The district of Karauli encompasses an area of 5530 km². It is bordered by Dholpur District to the east; by Bharatpur District to the north-east; by Dausa District to the north; and by Sawai Madhopur District to the west. The Chambal River forms the south-eastern boundary of the district, 5 K.M. far from Mandrayal across which lies the state of Madhya Pradesh. While almost the entire district is covered by hills and ravines, there are no lofty peaks, the highest having an elevation of less than 1400 feet above sea-level. Good grade stone and some iron ore comprise the mineral resources of the area.
The population of the district is 1,205,631 (2001 census), indicating a population density is 218 persons per km².
There are four major temples in the district: Kailadevi, Madan Mohanji, Shri Mahavirji,Shri Anjani mata ji and Mehndipur Balaji. There is also fort,Timangarh, Mandrayal,rawal mahal.
Settlements of Karauli[edit | edit source]
Economy[edit | edit source]
In 2006 the Ministry of Panchayati Raj named Karauli one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640). It is one of the twelve districts in Rajasthan currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).
Demographics[edit | edit source]
According to the 2011 census Karauli district has a population of 1,458,459, roughly equal to the nation of Swaziland or the US state of Hawaii. This gives it a ranking of 340th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 264 inhabitants per square kilometre (680 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 20.57 %. Karauli has a sex ratio of 858 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 67.34 %.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ a b Ministry of Panchayati Raj (September 8, 2009). "A Note on the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme". National Institute of Rural Development. http://www.nird.org.in/brgf/doc/brgf_BackgroundNote.pdf. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
- ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
- ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Swaziland 1,370,424"
- ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Hawaii 1,360,301"
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|Dausa district||Bharatpur district|
|Sawai Madhopur district||Dhaulpur district|
|Sheopur district, Madhya Pradesh||Morena district, Madhya Pradesh|
|Divisions and Districts of Rajasthan|
|Ajmer Division: Ajmer | Bhilwara | Nagaur | Tonk|
|Bharatpur Division: Bharatpur | Dholpur | Karauli | Sawai Madhopur|
|Bikaner Division: Bikaner | Churu | Sri Ganganagar | Hanumangarh|
|Jaipur Division: Alwar | Dausa | Jaipur | Jhunjhunu | Sikar|
|Jodhpur Division: Barmer | Jaisalmer | Jalore | Jodhpur | Pali | Sirohi|
|Kota Division: Baran | Bundi | Jhalawar | Kota|
|Udaipur Division: Banswara | Chittorgarh | Dungarpur | Rajsamand | Udaipur|
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