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  • 5,928 sq. km.


Jhunjhunu district is situated in Western India. It is a district headquarter and was named in the memory of a Jat named "Jhunjha" or "Jujhar Singh Nehra". The district falls within Shekhawati region, and is bounded on the North-East and East by Haryana state, on the south-East, South, & South-West by Sikar District, & on the North-West and North by Churu District. Jhunjhunu is famous for providing considerable representation to Indian defence forces.

Distance from Major Cities

  • Jairpur-182 kms.
  • Delhi-215 kms.

Climate and Rainfall

  • The minium temperature in the district varies from 2 to 10.5 degree during winter.
  • Maximum temperature in the district varies from 37 to 45 degree during summer.
  • The normal annual rainfall in the district is 40 cm.

Administrative Setup

There are six sub-division, Khetri, Chiwara, Jhunjhunu, Nawalgarh, Udaipurwati, Buhanu. eight tehsils - Khetri, Chiwara, Surajgarh(Sub), Jhunjhunu , Malsisar (Sub), Nawalgarh, Udaipurwati, Buhana, There are eight panchayat samities, 13 towns and 1,063 vilalges in the district.

Human Resources

Indicators of Human Resources Units No.
Population Persons 21,39,658
Density of population persons per sq. km 361
Literacy per cent 74.72

Major Crops and Their Production

Sr. Production 2005-06 Metric Tonnes
1 Bazra 92,066
2 Wheat 1,73,835
3 Makka 0.5
4 Jon 21,332
5 Chanaa 27,044
6 Til 7.5
7 Sarson 1,24,130


  • Electricity 
    There are 12 Towns and 865 Villages electrified as on 2005-06. Total Electricity Consumptions is 8125.64 Units during 2005-2006.
  • Water
    Total 865 villages are connected with water supply.
  • Road Transport
    Jhunjhunu is well connected by roads with Delhi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner and other important tourist centres in the Shekhawati.
  • Rail Transport
    Jhunjhunu is connected by regular express trains with Delhi and Jaipur and other important tourist centres of the Shekhawati region.
  • Air Transport
    The nearest Airport is in Jaipur 184 kms.
  • Communication Facilities
Sr. Facilities No.
1 Post office 417
2 Telegraph office 114


Offices as on 2005-2006 Offices (No.)
All Scheduled Commercial Banks 53
Sahkari Banks 17
Nationalised Banks 51

Educational Facilities/Institutions

Sr. Facilities/Institutions as on 2005-2006 No.
1 Colleges 63
2 Higher secondary schools 305
3 Middle schools 1004
4 Primary schools 1384
5 Professional & Technical Institute including I.T.I. 7

Industrial Scenario

Sr. Industries as on 2005-2006 No.
1 Under Industry Act Registered Industry 5
2 Avg. Labourer in Registered Industry 88
3 By Industry Dept. Regd. Small Scale Industry 1936
4 Avg. Labourer Under Small Scale Industry 9754
5 Large and Medium Industry 4
6 Employment in Large and Medium Industry 3078
7 Industrial Places 5