Location & Area

Longitude: 74.44 Degree  to 75.25 Degree East
Latitude: 27.21 Degree to 28.12 Degree North
Area: 7742.43 km2  (2,989.37 sq mi)

 

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.


The Sikar district has an area of 7742.43 km², and a population of 26,77,333 (as per 2011 census). Districts Sikar, Churu and Jhunjhunu comprise the “Shekhawati” region of Rajasthan. The old name of Sikar was "Veer BhanKa Bas".