Location & Area

 

Location: 26.88°N 76.33°E
Altitude:    333 metres (1072 feet)
Area:     3404.78 km2

 

Dausa district is located in the north eastern part of Rajasthan at 26.88°N and 76.33°E. The average height of the district above sea level is 333 m. Spread across an area of 3404.78 sqkm, Dausa district is surrounded by Alwar, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Tonk, Bharatpur and Jaipur.

The soil of the district is fertile and hence, almost all types of crops can be cultivated in the region. Northern Aravali ranges surround the district safeguarding the climate of the district from the Thar desert.

The major rivers of the district are Banganga and Morel around which 36 dams have been built to store the river water.