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District Map of Baran MADHYA PRADESH Kota Districts Jhalawar Districts
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The district of Baran was created out of the district of Kota on 10th April 1991. The district is situated in Rajasthan state in north western India.

The headquarters of the district is Baran town. Situated in the south east part of the state, it is adjacent to the Guna, Sheopur and Shivpuri districts of Madhya Pradesh which borders the district.

Baran district is well connected by road, rail and air. The nearest railway station is at Baran town. Kota is the nearest airport which is 72 kilometers from the town. The town is located on the National Highway 76.

The district is divided into six subdivisions namely Chhabra, Shahabad, Mangrol, Atru, Baran and Kishanganj. The four municipalities are Anta, Mangrol, Baran and Chhabra. There are two parliamentary constituencies - Jhalawar and Kota. The district has eight tehsils namely Anta, Atru, Chhabra, Shahabad, Mangrol, Baran, Chhipabarod and Kishanganj.

The population of the district is around 1021653, according to 2001 census. The population of females is around 4, 86,516 while that of males is around 5, 35,137. The district has a number of tourist destinations like Sitabari, Kakoni, Shahabad Fort, Shergarh Fort, Kanyadeah - Bilas garh, Nahargarh Fort, Brahmani Mataji Temple, Shahi Jama Masjid, Manihara Mahadevji Mandir, Kapildhara, Ramgarh - Bhand Devra and Tapasviyo ki Bagechi.

Sitabari is a popular picnic spot and is also a sacred place. Every year in May and June, the tribal Sahariya fair is held here. Kakoni features a number of 8th century Shiv, Jain and Vaishnav temple remains. The Shahi Jama Masjid was built during the reign of Aurangazeb and is known for its decorated pillars and Mehrab.

Facts of Baran District
District HQBaran
Population (2011)1,222,755
Sex Ratio929
Area (km2)6955
Density (/km2) 175
Tehsils Antah, Atru, Baran, Chhabra, Chhipabarod, Kishanganj, Mangrol, Shahbad
Lok Sabha Constituencies Jhalawar-Baran
Assembly Constituencies Anta, Baran-Atru, Chhabra, Kishanganj
Languages Rajasthani including Hadoti, Hindi
Rivers Kalisindh, Parvan, Parvarti, Andheri, Ban-Ganga
Lat-Long 24.96614,76.744194
Travel Destinations Sitabari, Kakoni, Ramgarh - Bhand Devra, Kanyadeah - Bilas garh, Shergarh Fort, Kapildhara, Brahmani Mataji Temple, Shahabad Fort, Shahi Jama Masjid, Nahargarh Fort, Tapasviyo ki Bagechi, Manihara Mahadevji Mandir etc.
Government Colleges/Universities Government College, Government Girls P.G College, Government P.G. College etc.

Last Updated on : December 13, 2014