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Bundi District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in western India. The town of Bundi is the district headquarters. It has an area of 5,550 km² and a population of 88,273 (2001 census). It is divided into 5 tehsils which are: Bundi, Hin doli, Nainwa, Keshoraipatan and Indragarh.
Bundi District is bordered to the north by Tonk District, to the west by Bhilwara District, to the East by Kota District and to the southwest by Chittorgarh District.The town of Indragarh and nearby places are famous for the renowned temples of Bijasan Mata and Kamleshwar. The Indargarh step well is considered as one of the most attractive places in the Bundi district, especially during the rainy season.
The Bundi economy is primarily supported by agriculture, textile and tourism industry. Handicrafts industry plays a pivotal role in the economic prosperity of Bundi in Rajasthan. Bundi is a small city in the Hadoti region of Rajasthan in India, which is famous for its beautiful forts and palaces, and step-well reservoirs (local name: baoris). The economy of Bundi is principally based on rapid growth of small scale industrial units, which have taken on form all over the municipality in the state of Rajasthan. Textiles is an important industrial sector in Bundi that mainly produce polyester fibers. The real estate industry is also growing in this beautiful district of Rajasthan. Agriculture contributes a major portion to the overall economic growth in Bundi. Major agricultural crops include pulses, wheat, gram, barley, cotton, tobacco and oil seeds. Among oil seeds, mustard and rape are the mostly produced. Important fruit trees in Bundi include orange, pomegranate, lemon, guava and mango. Bundi is endowed with great natural beauty and is a popular place of tourists attraction. The tourism accounts for a significant portion of the Rajasthan's domestic product. Many forts and old palaces in Bundi have been converted into heritage hotels to attract more tourists.
According to the 2011 census Bundi district has a population of 1,113,725, roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 415th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 193 inhabitants per square kilometre (500/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.7%. Bundi has a sex ratio of 922 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 62.31%.
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