Sambhar, Rajasthan

Sambhar, Rajasthan

Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Sambhar | type = city | latd = 26.92 | longd = 75.2
locator_position = right | state_name = Rajasthan
district = Jaipur
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altitude = 367
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 22,293| population_density =
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Sambhar (officially known as Sambhar Lake Town)is a city and a municipality in Jaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.


Sambhar ( officially known as Sambhar Lake Town) is located at coord|26.92|N|75.2|E| [ [ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sambhar] ] . It has an average elevation of 367 metres (1204 feet). Its importance is primarily because of it is situated along the Sambhar Lake, the largest saline lake in India.


As of 2001 India census [GR|India] , Sambhar had a population of 22,293. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Sambhar has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 53%. In Sambhar, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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