Also known as Jhalawar, Jalapatan or Brijnagar, the city in the southeasternmost part of Rajasthan in northwestern India. It is located on the plateau west of the Karisindo River, a tributary of the Chamberl River, about 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Kota. The old town of Jarapatan (Pattern) was founded in 1796 as a cantonment (military facility). The Principality of Jhalawar was formed in 1838 from the division of the former princely state Kota. The current border was expanded in 1897. Jhalawar became part of Rajasthan in 1948.
The area is known for the Shri Dwarkadheesh Temple, built by Jhala Zalim Singh in the 11th century, and the Shantinath Jain Temple, which houses some beautiful murals and sculptures.
The total area of the district is 6928km2.
Jhalawar has a total of three subdistricts.
There are about 193 villages in the Jhalawar district.
There is only one city in this area.
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