Rajasthan Travel Guide

Jalore District

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Jalore District is a district of Rajasthan state in western India with its administrative headquarters located in Jalore city. There are seven tehsils namely Jalore, Ahore, Bhinmal, Raniwara, Sanchore, Sayala and Bagoda in Jalor.Jalore economy is based on animal husbandry and agriculture. Before independence the present district of Jalor was a part of Jodhpur province. Administratively, it was divided into three Parganas of Hukumats- Jalore, Jaswantpura and Sanchore.

History was written on 30th March 1949 when Rajasthan state was formed and Jodhpur province was incorporated into it and consequently, Jalore became a part of Jodhpur province.

District Jalore
Headquater Jalore
Area (km2) 10,640
Population(2011) 1,830,151
Division Jodhpur
Official Website http://www.jalore.nic.in

Tourist Places In Jalore District

  • Top-Khana
  • Sire Temple of Jalore
  • Fort of Kot Kastha
  • Fort of Bhadrajun
  • Lohangadh of Jaswantpura
  • Sundha Temple
  • Sevada’s Pataleshwar Temple
  • Jagannath Mahadev
  • NeelKanth Mahadev
  • Ship Temple-Mandwala
  • Jain Pilgrim Bhandarpur
  • Ahore’s Bawan Jinalaya Jain Temple
  • Jain Temple- Bakra Road
  • Kirti Stambh & Nadishwar Deep Tirth Jalore

Jalore District Location

Jalore district is surrounded as Barmer is Jalore’s North-West boundary, Sirohi forms its South-Eastern borders. Pali mans its North-Eastern borders and Banaskantha lies to its South-West.

Jalore District Climate

Jalore climate is ver harsh and dry with maximum temperature in summers is 50 C and minimum temperature in winters is 4 C.

Transportation In Jalore District

Nearest major railway station is Jodhpur railway station and Jalore railway station has a meter gauge line and it is located along the Raniwara to Samdara line. Nearest airport is at Jodhpur at a distance of 138 km. Jalore is well connected to other cities by road.

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