Rajsamand is located in the central-southern area of Rajasthan. It is surrounded by five districts of Rajasthan; these are Udaipur, Pali, Ajmer, Bhilwara and Chittorgarh.
In 17th century Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar built an artificial lake and named it as ‘Rajsamand’. This lake was magnificent illustration of architecture and public work of that time. Because of this lake this was also called as ‘Rajsamand’.
This is the place where the first battle of independence of India was fought in the leadership of Tantya Tope with the British army in 1857 AD. Kumbhalgarh where the great Maharana Pratap born also comes in this region.
After the independence of India Rajsamand was included in Udaipur district, later on 10th April 1991 it was declared as independent district.
According to census 2011 the total population of Rajsamand is 11,56,597 of which the male population is 5,81,339 and the female population is 5,75,258 where the growth rate in the population to the comparison with census 2001 is 17.18%. Density of Rajsamand is 248 persons per kilometer square. The sex ratio of this place is 990 females per 1000 males. Average literacy here is 63.14% of which the male literacy is 78.42% and the female literacy is 47.95%.
Places of Interest
Rajsamand Lake is an artificial lake constructed in 17th century is splendid example of ancient architecture of Rajasthan.
The world famous war between the legendary king of Mewar Maharana Pratap and the mughal emperor Akbar was fought here in the ground of Haldighati. These turmeric colored mountains of Arawali range tells the story of brave history of Mewar.
Kumbhalgarh National Park situated amidst the Arawali range surrounds the majestic fort of Kumbhalgarh is charm for history and wildlife lovers.
Kankroli, Shri Dwarikadheesh temple, Chetak tomb, Sanwariya seth temple, Arsi Vilas are also some places to visit in Rajsamand.
Transportation in Rajsamand
Auto rickshaws are the main medium to travel inside and nearby the city. These rickshaws do not use meters to calculate fairs, you have fix the rent before taking the ride. If you want travel on more cheaper fairs tthen you can take city buses.
How to reach
Nearest airport is Udaipur 67 km away from Rajsamand, to reach here via airways.
Rajsamand do not have its own railway station, so if you want reach here via railways then nearest railway station is Udaipur 59 km away from it. Trains for most of the major and minor cities are easily available from Udaipur and taxis and buses are easily available from Udaipur to Rajsamand.
It is well connected via roads. Several direct buses are available from major and minor cities of Rajasthan.
Khari, Kothari, Banas, Chandrabhaga are the rivers which passes through Rajsamand. The Rajsamand Lake, which is an artificial lake also flows in the middle of the city.
Special about Rajsamand
The Rajsamand Lake is the most special thing of Rajsamand as it is one of the most beautiful artificial lakes of India.
Rajsamand is also famous for Kumbhalgarh, the birth place the great King of Mewar Maharana Pratap.
History of Rajsamand
Demographics of Rajsamand
Places of interest in Rajsamand
Transportation of Rajsamand
How to reach Rajsamand
Tourism Guidance in Rajsamand
Rivers in Rajsamand
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