•14,068 sq. km. (4.11 per cent of the State)
The district is situated in the eastern part of Rajasthan. It is bound in the north by Sikar and Alwar, in South by Tonk, Ajmer and Sawai Madhopur. Nagaur, Sikar and Ajmer in the west and in east by Bharatpur and Dausa districts.
Distance from major Cities
• Delhi-261 kms.
• Ahmedabad-625 kms.
• Chandigarh-510 kms.
• Mumbai-1,176 kms.
• Calcutta-1,472 kms.
• Agra-246 kms.
Climate and Rainfall
• The climate of the district is dry and healthy and is subject to extremeness of cold and heat at various places.
• The minimum and maximum temperatures recorded in the district varies from 8.0 to 48 degree Celsius
• Normal annual rainfall is 55.64 cms
After the formation of new Dausa district, there are 13 tehsils and the same number of Panchayat Samities. The total numbers of towns are 14.
Jaipur district is receiving the hydroelectric power, supplied by the Chambal Hydel System. Out of total 2,131 villages in the district, 2,131 were electrified as on March 2000.
The major rivers passing through the Jaipur district are Banas and Banganga. The ground water resources to the extent of about 28.65 million cubic meter are available in the district.
Jaipur city is the capital of the state and is centrally located. The National Highway No.8 links Delhi to Ahmedabad and No.11, linking Bikaner to Agra passes through Jaipur district to a total length of 366 kms. The total length of different types of roads in the district was about 4,102 kms as of March 2000.
Jaipur district is connected with meter gauge rail route with Sri Ganganagar, Ajmer, Udaipur and Sirohi. Jaipur is also connected with major centers of neighboring states such as Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Ahmedabad (Gujarat) and Delhi. Recently, Jaipur has got connected in broad gauge, enabling direct connections to cities like Sawai Madhopur, Kota, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Bombay, Howrah, Lucknow, Kanpur & Delhi.
Jaipur Airport gets International Status In the recent interim budget, the Central Government announced international status to the Jaipur Airport. The work on up-gradation of the airport has already started. The runway is being extended from 7,500 to 9,000 feet. Two duty free shops and a money exchange counter have been setup at the airport.
Jaipur is connected by air with Jodhpur, Udaipur, Aurangabad, Delhi, Bombay and outside the country with Paris, London & Dublin.