Sikar District is one of the 33 districts of Rajasthan in western India. The Sikar town is the district headquarters of the district. Sikar district is a part of the Shekhawati province. It was the biggest Thikana (Estate) of the Jaipur State. The foundation stone of this historic Sikar town was laid down by Maharaja Daulat Singh and later his son Shiv Singh completed the remain work.
Sikar district is located in the north- eastern part of Rajasthan. It is sorrounded by Jhunjhunu district in the north, churu district in the north-west, Nagaur districtin the south-west and Jaipur district on the south-east. It also touches Mahendranagar district of Harayana on its north east corner.
The climate of Sikar varies to an great extent. The district has a hot summer and cold winter. The maximum and minimum temperatures are 47 to 48 and 1 to 0 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Sikar is well connected by road and railways. Regular government and private buses are available to other major cities. The nearest airport is at Jaipur, at a distance of 116 kilometers