Surajgarh Town - (Castle of the Rising Sun)

Surajgarh is a Town in Surajgarh Mandal, Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan State. Surajgarh is 37.5 km far from its District Main City Jhunjhunun. It is 154 km far from its State Main City Jaipur. 180 Km away from Delhi. Near By Villages of this Village with distance are Jeeni(4.9 k.m.), Farat(5.2 k.m.) , Swami Sehi(5.3 k.m.), Kajra(6 k.m.), Sehi Kalan(6.5 k.m.). Nearest Towns are Surajgarh(0 k.m.), Chirawa(10.7 k.m.), Buhana(19.1 k.m.), Khetri(31.9 k.m.), Surajgarh, Adooka, Agwana Khurad, Badsari Ka Bas, Beri, Bhagina are the villages along with this village in the same Surajgarh Mandal.

Geography / Demographics:
  • Surajgarh is located at 28.32°N 75.73°E. It has an average elevation of 280 metres (918 feet).
  • As of 2001 India census, Surajgarh had a population of 18,857.
  • The old name of surajgarh used to be 'ADICHA'

  • Demographics:

    As of 2001 India census,[2] Surajgarh had a population of 18,857. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Surajgarh has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 55%. In Surajgarh, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


    Surajgarh, which literally translates into Castle of the Rising Sun, has many educational institutes (schools and degree colleges) and thousands of students come from different parts of Rajasthan as well as other states to study in the Shekhawati region.


    The town is the home of the Kedias, one of the top industrial families in India. The first well-known non-politician and the first man with post-graduate qualifications from Surajgarh was Late.Shri Rambilas Sharma. He was the first post graduate in the town, in year 1936, from Lahore university. He contributed a lot in the areas of education development and to uplift the literacy rate in the town.It is because of his life time efforts in the field of education that surajgarh stands tall in education.People still remember him as headmasterji (teacher).


    Surajgarh is famed for Laak bangles