Rajasthan Travel Guide

Alwar District

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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 Facts

District Alwar
Headquater Alwar
Area (km2) 8,380
Population(2011) 3,671,999
Division Jaipur
Official Website http://alwar.rajasthan.gov.in

Alwar District Climate

Alwar district has semi-arid land with hot climate except some months of winters.

Alwar District Map

Alwar Location

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.

Tehsils in Alwar District, Rajasthan

List of all Tehsils in Alwar district of Rajasthan state with details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio. 

SNO Tehsil District
1 Alwar Alwar
2 Tijara Alwar
3 Behror Alwar
4 Rajgarh Alwar
5 Lachhmangarh Alwar
6 Bansur Alwar
7 Ramgarh Alwar
8 Kathumar Alwar
9 Thanagazi Alwar
10 Mandawar Alwar
11 Kishangarh Bas Alwar
12 Kotkasim Alwar


Presently Alwar Lok Sabha constituency comprises eleven Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments. These are:

S.No. Assembly Segment Lok Sabha Constituency
01 Behror Alwar
02 Bansur Jaipur Rural
03 Rajgarh-Laxmangarh Alwar
04 Kishangarhbas Alwar
05 Mundawar Alwar
06 Kathumar Bharatpur
07 Tijara Alwar
08 Thanagazi Dausa
09 Alwar Urban Alwar
10 Alwar Rural Alwar
11 Ramgarh Alwar

Transportation In Alwar

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.

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