Jaisalmer District

Population: 672,008 (2011)

State: Rajasthan

Language: Rajasthani

Headquarters: Jaisalmer


Area: 39,313 square kilometers

Density of population: 17 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 58.04 % - Male: 73.09 %, Female: 40.23 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:849


Boundaries of Jaisalmer District


North East: Bikaner District, Rajasthan

South: Barmer District, Rajasthan

East: Jodhpur District, Rajasthan

West and North: Pakistan


Jaisalmer District Average Rainfall: 201.05 mm 

Jaisalmer District Average Temperature in Summer: 34.20 deg C 

Jaisalmer District Average Temperature in Winter: 15.61 deg C





Tehsils: Jaisalmer, Pokhran, Mohangarh

Assembly Constituencies: Jaisalmer, Pokhran


Jaisalmer District Nearby Attractions


1. Patwa Havelis

2. Madir Palace

3. Gadsisar Lake

4. Thar Desert

5. Salim Singh Haveli

6. Nathmal’s Haveli

7. Government Museum and the Folk Museum

8. Jaisalmer Fort


Jaisalmer District Facts: This is the least populous district of Rajasthan. Due to its yellow sand, the city is known as the Golden City of India. It is one of the 12 most backward districts in Rajasthan that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program.      


Major Agricultural Products: Jowar, guar seed, wheat, mustard, groundnut, gram, rapeseed, motif, til, barley


Major Industries: Tourism, stone cutting, carving, khadi industry, mineral based industry


Major Educational Institutions: SBK Government Post Graduate College, Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Government Girls College, Chandrawati Engineering College, Maa Durga Sansthan Teacher Training College


What is Jaisalmer District Famous For: Leather messenger bags made from camel skin


Famous People From Jaisalmer District: Sagarmal Gopa, Sona Ram, Rajyavadhan Singh Rathore, Rawal Jaisal


Jaisalmer District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Sunday Jun 10 , 2012


Places in Jaisalmer District