Dungarpur district has a population of around 1107643 (2001 census).
Getting to Dungarpur is easy and convenient. The nearest airport is at Udaipur. Apart from air access, Dungarpur is well-connected with the major cities and towns. The nearest railway station is at Ratlam.
Dungarpur is also accessible by road and travelers will get frequent buses plying between Udaipur and the district. Cycle-rickshaw and tonga are the chief mode of transport in the district.
Travelers in Dungarpur can visit the following places:
Baroda: Located at a distance of 41 kilometers from Dungarpur, the village of Baroda was the capital of Vagad. The place is famous for the ruins of temples which truly represent ancient Rajput architecture.
Beneshwar: Beneshwar is famous for the Shiva temple.
Boreshwar: Located at a distance of 83 kilometers from Dungarpur near the village of Solaj, the temple of Boreshwar Mahadeo is one of the famous attractions of Dungarpur.
Bhuvaneshwar: The Shiva temple of Bhuvaneshwar is located at a distance of only 9 kilometers from Dungarpur near Kanba village.
Deo Somnath: The Shiva temple of Deo Somnath is located on the banks of Som river.
Galiakot: Lying on the bank of Mahi River, the village of Galiakot is located 58 kilometers south-east of Dungarpur.
Besides these places, some other nearby attractions of Dungarpur include Vijia Mata’s Temple in Modhpur, Yati-ji-Chatri in Sagwara and Vasundhara Devi Temple in Vasundhara.
Fairs and Festivals
Some of the popular festivals of Dungarpur include Beneshwar Fair and Urs at Galiakot and Neelapani.
|Facts of Dungarpur District|
|Tehsils||Aspur, Dungarpur, Sagwara, Simalwara|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies||Udaipur, Banswara|
|Assembly Constituencies||Aspur, Chorasi, Dungarpur, Sagwara|
|Languages||Hindi, Rajasthani including Wagdi|
|Rivers||Moran, Mahi, Som|
|Travel Destinations||The Beneshwar temple, The temple of Boreshwar, Shiva temple, Dev Somnath Temple, Dungarpur town, Vijia Mata's Temple, Vasundhara Devi Temple, Jain temple etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities||S.B.P. Government College, S.S.B.B. Government College, V.K.B. Government Girls College etc.|
Last Updated on : December 13, 2014