maharajah of the road

Day 3

Maharajah of the road

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Day 3

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From Surat to Dungarpur

Dungarpur is a city in the southernmost part of Rajasthan state of India.

Sunday 18th January 2009

Dungarpur are known as the MahaRawal. They are descendants of Bappa Rawal. The last princely ruler of Dungarpur was HH Rai-i-Rayan Maharawal Shri Lakshman Singh Bahadur.Dungarpur's climate is dry. Temperatures peak in May. The coldest month is January.

  • As of 2001 India census, Dungarpur had a population of 42,514.
  • Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%.
  • Dungarpur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83% and, female literacy is 69%.
  • In Dungarpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
  • Few places of interest in Dungarpur are: Udai Bilas Palace, Juna Mahal or the Old palace, Shrinathji temple, Government Archaeological Museum, Shri Adinatha Jain Swetamber Temple.

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