Geographical & Physical Features

 

Geography

The Sikar district is located in the north-eastern part of the state of Rajasthan. It is bounded by Jhunjhunu district to the north, by Churu district to the north-east, by Nagaur district to the south-west and by Jaipur district to the south-east. It also touches Mahendragarh district of Haryana at its north-east corner. It has an average elevation of 427 meters (1401 feet).

The district has an area of 7742.43 km² (2,989.37 Sq m).

 

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, Sikar district has a population of 26,77, 333, of which males and females are 13,74,990 and 13,02,343 respectively. The population of Sikar is roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait or the US state of Nevada. This gives it a ranking of 150th in India (out of total 640 districts).

The district has a population density of 346 inhabitants per square kilometer (900/ Sq M) according to the census of 2011. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 17.02%.

Sikar has a sex ratio of 947 females for every 1000 males as per the census of 2011. In Rural area Sex Ratio is 951 and in urban area Sex Ratio is 935.

In education section, total literates in Sikar are 16,52,117 of which 9,95,275 are males while 6,56,842 are females according to the census of 2011. Average literacy rate of Sikar city is 71.91 percent of which male and female literacy was 85.11 and 58.23 percent respectively.

Total children of age group (0-6 year) in Sikar are 3,79,874 according to the census of 2011. There were 2,05,589 boys while 1,74,285 are girls. Child sex ratio of girls is 848 per 1000 boys.

 

Climate

The Sikar district has a hot summer, scanty rainfall, a chilly winter season and a general dryness of the air, except in the brief monsoon season. The maximum and minimum temperatures are 47 to 48 and 1 to 0 degrees Celsius, respectively. The average temperature around the year is about 16 to 20 degrees Celsius. The normal rainfall, mostly received from the southwest monsoon, is 459.8 mm. The maximum temperatures during the months of May & June can reach close to 50 °C (122 °F) with little to no humidity. During the monsoon, there are frequent, heavy rains and thunderstorms, but flooding is not common. The winter months of November to February are mild and pleasant, with average temperatures ranging from 15–18 °C (59–64 °F) and with little or no humidity. There are however occasional cold fronts that lead to temperatures near freezing.            

 

  • Summer (Max)    48 Degree Centigrade

  • Winter (Min)       1 to 0 Degree Centigrade