Nawa City, Rajasthan
Salt City
Salt City
Nawa City, Rajasthan is located in Rajasthan
Nawa City, Rajasthan
Nawa City, Rajasthan
Location in Rajasthan, India
Nawa City, Rajasthan is located in India
Nawa City, Rajasthan
Nawa City, Rajasthan
Nawa City, Rajasthan (India)
Coordinates: 27°01′N 75°00′E / 27.02°N 75.0°E / 27.02; 75.0Coordinates: 27°01′N 75°00′E / 27.02°N 75.0°E / 27.02; 75.0
Country India
Founded byAmir Pindari
369 m (1,211 ft)
 • Total22,088
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ 37 -
Nearest cityJaipur, Ajmer, Sikar Govindi
Lok Sabha constituencyNagaur (Hanuman Beniwal RLTP)
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNawa (Mahendra Choudhary INC)

Nawa is a city, tehsil headquarters, panchayat samiti, and a municipality in Nagaur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is the Biggest Salt Market of Rajasthan.


Nawa is located at 27°01′N 75°00′E / 27.02°N 75.0°E / 27.02; 75.0.[1] It has an average elevation of 369 metres (1210 feet). The Nawa City is located at the border of three major district of Rajasthan Jaipur, Ajmer, Sikar. In North of city Arawali mountain's part and in south The Sambhar Lake, In East of town the Turatmati river and in West also Arawali Mountains.


As of 2011 India census,[2] Nawa had a population of 22,088. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Nawa has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 56%. In Nawa, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


The area was granted to Rao Bharmalla Singh, fourth son of Rao Prithviraj Singh II of Sikar. He received it in 1496 AD.

  1. Rao Bharmalla Singh (1496–1530)
  2. Rao Amar Singh (1530–1568)
  3. Rao Teja Singh (1568–1597)
  4. Rao Sheo Singh (1597–1638)
  5. Thakur Rao Dhai Singh (1638–1662)
  6. Thakur Nawab Sawai Khan Kayamkhani (1662–1694)
  7. Thakur Nawab Bhanwar Khan Kayamkhani (1694–1727)
  8. Thakur Nawab Dilawar Khan Kayamkhani (1727–1764)


A number of schools are located in Nawa:

Social services (a social samiti organisation and group)



Freedom Fighter Shri Kishan Lal Shah was the first M.L.A. (1952–57) and was re-elected for second (1957–62) and fourth Assembly (1967–72). Shri Hanuman Singh Choudhary was elected for Third Assembly (1962–67) and later on shri Rameshwar Lal Choudhary, Shri Harish Chandra Kumawat (1985-1990, 1990-1992, 1998-2003, 2003-2008) and Shri Mahendra Choudhary, Shri Vijay Singh Choudhary represented the constituency., and at present Shri Mahendra Choudhary is M.L.A from Indian National Congress. Shri Mahendra Choudhary is Deputy Chief Whip of 15th Rajasthan Legislative Assembly 2018.



  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc = MATHASUKHA, Rajasthan-
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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