Alwar Distirct in Rajasthan is one of the most populated district of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by Haryana and other districts of the state. A research conducted during the reign of Maharaja Jey Singh of Alwar revealed that Maharaja Alaghraj, second son of Maharaja Kakil of Amer (old seat of Jaipur state) ruled the area in the eleventh century and his territory extended upto the present city of Alwar. He founded the city of Alpur in 1106 Vikrami samvat(1049 A.D.) after his own name which eventually became Alwar. It was formerly spelt as Ulwar but in the reign of Jey Singh the spelling was changed to Alwar. Alwar district has 12 tehsils which are: Alwar, Bansur, Behror, Kathumar, Kishangarh Bas, Kotkasim, Laxmangarh, Mundawar, Rajgarh, Ramgarh , Thanagazi and Tijara.
Alwar district has semi-arid land with hot climate except some months of winters.
Alwar is located in North-East Rajasthan, with Gurgaon in the North, Bharatpur and Mahendragarh to its North-East, Jaipur on its South-West and Dausa on its South.
List of all Tehsils in Alwar district of Rajasthan state with details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio.
Presently Alwar Lok Sabha constituency comprises eleven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:
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The nearest airport to Alwar is Delhi Airport which is 163 kms away. Alwar can be easily reached by road as well. There are well-maintained roads linking it to tourism destinations like Delhi, Sariska, Bharatpur, Deeg and Jaipur.The railway network connects Alwar with Delhi, Jodhpur, Mumbai and other important tourist cities of India.