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Churu is a district of the Indian state of Rajasthan in western India. The town of Churu is the administrative headquarters of the district.
Churu lies in the Jangladesh region of Northern Rajasthan and shares boundaries with the Hanumangarh District to the North, the Haryana state to the East, the Jhunjhunun and Sikar districts to the South East, the Nagaur District to the South, and the Bikaner District to the West.The district has an area of approximately 16,830 km², with a road length of 1901 km. The 2011 population is approximately 2,041,172. The gender ratio is 938 females per thousand males and literacy among residents is 67.46%. There are 6 tehsils in the district, namely – Churu, Ratangarh, Taranagar, Rajgarh, Sardarshahar, and Sujangarh. The major crops of the area include bajra and gram. The major minerals found in the district are copper and gypsum.
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|• Elevation||292 m (958 ft))|
Recognized as an entry gate to the great Thar Desert, Churu is located in the deserted area of Rajasthan. Located at 28o18' N latitude and 74o58' E longitude.Churu, the desert city, is a place of historic importance. The town is said to have been found by a Jat named Chuhru in C1620 AD. Churu, like an oasis, situated in the middle of the shifting golden sand dunes, opens the gate to the great desert of Thar. Administratively, it is the headquarter of the district.
Before independence, it was a part of Bikaner State. The district came into existence in 1948 comprising three tehsils Churu, Rajgarh and Taranagar when the administration of Bikaner State reorganized.District having diversified climate and culture, occupied nearly 4.5 % area of the state. It is bound on the north by Ganganagar district, on the east by Sikar and Jhunjhunu districts of Rajasthan and Hissar district of Haryana, on the south by Nagaur district and on the west by Bikaner district. Now it comprises of 6 sub-divisions, 6 tehsils, 1 Additional Tehsil, 2 sub-tehsils, 1 Nagar Prashid, 9 Municipalities and 908 villages.
Churu is located at 28o18' N latitude and 74o58' E longitude. It has an average elevation of 292 m (958 ft). CHURU is a district of enchanting topography in Thar Desert. The Churu City is encircled by large shifting sand dunes. The area is scanty in vegetation. Phoge and Kair bushes and Khejra, Royara and Babul trees are to be mainly found on the sand dunes. In the towns Neem and Peepal and Sira trees can also be noticed. One can find Sand dunes all over the area with a couple of small limestone hills.
The region boasts record temperatures ranging from below freezing point in the winters to over 50 degrees in the summer afternoons. Before dawn in the months of December/ January one may not be surprised to notice ice in small waterpots or frozen water dews on the little vegetation. Yet one may find that summer nights are cooler and winter days are warmer. The variation in the minimum and maximum temperature is perhaps greatest for any place in the world. Perhaps it is the only place in the world where temperature dips below sub-zero but does not have snowfall.
The region boasts record temperatures ranging from below freezing point in the winters to over 50 degrees in the summer afternoons. Before dawn in the months of December/ January one may not be surprised to notice ice in small waterpots or frozen water dews on the little vegetation. Yet one may find that summer nights are cooler and winter days are warmer. There is a great variation in Minimum and the maximum temperature of Churu.
Jaipur to Churu 201 km
Delhi to Churu 265 km
Lucknow to Churu 767 km
Indore to Churu 796 km
Ahmedabad to 798 km
Churu is a town that is accessible mainly by road and it also has a meter gauge line running through the town. One can reach the place through taxis, buses and trains.
The railway station is connected to places such as Bikaner, Jaipur, Delhi and a few other places. However the trains that pass through the station are mostly passenger trains and these are extremely slow. Second class sleeper tickets from Jaipur cost around Rs 150. Autos can be used to reach the town from the station.