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Introduction
Nawalgarh is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan state, India. It is part of the Shekhawati region. It is midway between Jhunjhunu and Sikar. It is 30 km from Sikar and 39 km from Jhunjhunu. Nawalgarh is located at 27°51' North, 75°18' East. Nawalgarh is famous for it's fresco and havelis and considered as Golden City of Rajasthan. It is also the motherland of some great business families of India.

History
Thakur Nawal Singh Ji Bahadur (Shekhawat) founded Nawalgarh in 1737 AD at the village site of Rohili. Before abolition of Jagirs in Rajasthan. Since Nawalgarh was a backward village,(backward in the sense; having no bussiness opportunities) people migrated to diffrent states and call themselves Marvaries of Rajasthan. They are highly backward Nawalgarh was a tazimi thikana of Bhojraj Ji Ka sept of Shekhawat in Shekhawati. Nawalgarh was encircled all around by the high Parkota (walls) comprising of four Pols (gates) in different directions, namely Agoona Darwaja, Bawadi Darwaja (in north), Mandi Darwaja and Nansa Darwaja. Each gate has iron doors. Bala Kila Fort is situated in the center of the Thikana, and Fatehgarh Fort is situated outside the Parkota as an Outpost. The market place of the town and layout of the havelis indicate that the original city was well-planned before construction. Nawalgarh was considered to be the most modern towns of Shekhawati. The Rulers of Nawalgarh belong to the Shekhawat sub-clan (Bhojraj Ji Ka September) of Kachwaha Dynasty of Jaipur Princely State. This city is also known for its business families.

Geography
awalgarh is located at 27.85°N 75.27°E. It has an average elevation of 379 metres (1243 feet). very popular person in Nawalgarh wo h Dhola Family (Mr.Babulal & His 4 Son)

Forts, Palace and Temples
Patodia ki Hawal
Dhola PariwarNIL,Chuna Chowk.
Kulwal Parvar

This temple built by Shekhawat ruler of Nawalgarh

Bala Kila Fort-built by Thakur Nawal Singh in Nawalgarh.
Fatehgarh Fort-built by Thakur Nawal Singh and his descendants in Nawalgarh.
Roop Niwas Kothi(Palace)-- built by Thakur Roop Singh Ji and Rawal Madan Singh Ji in Nawalgarh.
Lakshmi Narayan Mandir – built by Thakur Udai Singh in 1869 V.S. in Nawalgarh.
Shri Gopinath Ji Mandir- built by Thakur Nawal Singh in Nawalgarh.
shri kalyan ji ka mandir

Transportation
Nawalgarh is connected through Metre gauge railway line, it has its own railway station, which is situated in the western corner of it. Nawalgarh railway station is situated on the Jaipur-Loharu railway track. Nawalgarh has very well bus facility for major cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Ajmer, Kota, Bikaner, Jodhpur. All the buses operated from Sikar and Jhunjhunu depot passes through Nawalgarh as well as other depot buses also operated. Recently ministry of Railway has been surved Jaipur-Loharu railway track and it will be expected that this railway track soon be converted in Broad gauge.

Demographics
As of 2001 India census, Nawalgarh had a population of 56,482. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nawalgarh has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 46%. In Nawalgarh, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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