Rajasthan Travel Guide

Jhalawar District

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Jhalawar district is a district of the Indian state Rajasthan in western India. The town Jhalawar is the district headquarters. Jhalawar district has a rich history and natural wealth. It features ancient forts and pre-historic cave paintings. Jhalawar has seven tehsils which are Aklera, Gangdhar, Jhalara Patan, Khanpur, Manohar Thana, Pachpahar and Pirawa.

Jhalawar district is a former princely state which was created from Kota in 1838. The name of the district comes from the Jhalas, a clan of Rajputs who were the rulers of the princely state.

District Jhalawar
Headquater Jhalawar
Area (km2) 6,219
Population(2011) 1,411,327
Division Kota
Official Website http://www.jhalawar.nic.in

Tourist Places In Jhalawar District

  • Jhalawar Fort (Garh Palace)
  • Government Museum
  • Bhawani Natya Shala
  • Ren Basera
  • Jhalara Patan
  • Sun temple
  • Chandrabhaga temple
  • Shantinath jain temple
  • Gagron Fort
  • Buddhist Caves and Stupas
  • Atishay Jain Temples, Chandkheri, Khanpur
  • Bhimsagar Dam
  • Dalhanpur, Chhapi Dam
  • Bhimgarh Kakuni
  • Manohar Thana Fort
  • Jain Swetambar Nageshwar Parshwanath Temple
  • Fort of Gangdhar

Jhalawar District Location

Jhalawar district is located in South-Eastern Rajasthan with boundaries of Madhya Pradesh to its East and South- West and the Mukandra mountains on the North.

Jhalawar District Climate

Summers are extremely hot in Jhalawar while monsoons and winters are quite pleasant for sight-seeing. Temperature ranges from 42 C in summers to 10 C in winters.

Transportation In Jhalawar District

Nearest airport is at Kota which is at a distance of 80 km from Jhalawar. Jhalawar is well linked to other cities by rail. It has Ramganj Mandi railway station which is at a 25 km distance from Jhalawar city. Jhalawar has good road network to other major cities .

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