Weir
Town
Weir
Weir
Location in Rajasthan, India
Weir
Weir
Weir (India)
Coordinates: 27°00′N 77°24′E / 27.00°N 77.40°E / 27.00; 77.40Coordinates: 27°00′N 77°24′E / 27.00°N 77.40°E / 27.00; 77.40
Country India
StateRajasthan
DistrictBharatpur
Founded byBadan Singh
Elevation
272 m (892 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total17,331
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
321408
Vehicle registrationRJ-05

Weir is a town and a municipality in Bharatpur District in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

History

Raja Pratap Singh of Weir, son of Brajraj Raja Shri Mahendra Badan Singh of Bharatpur was granted estate of Weir around 1739[citation needed].

Geography

Weir is located at 25°41′N 75°44′E / 25.68°N 75.73°E / 25.68; 75.73.[1] It has an average elevation of 272 metres (1092 feet).

Demographics

As of the Indian census,[2] Weir had a population of 17,331. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. Weir had an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy was 71% and female literacy was 41%. In Weir, 18% of the population was under six years of age.

Tourist attractions

  1. Baba Manohar Das Temple
  2. Kila Weir
  3. White Palace
  4. NoLakha Bagh
  5. Sita Ka Kund
  6. Pili Pokhar (Lakhanpur)
  7. Sidh Ashram (Lakhanpur)
  8. The Dev Baba temple in Nagla Jahaz, Weir
  9. Flower park (world's oldest flower park)
  10. Fruit garden (sells guava, papaya, lemon, orange, aabla, ber etc.)
  11. Old Sitaramji Temple (near Pratap River)
  12. Baldau ji Temple (main market)
  13. Temple of Garhwale Hanuman ji (Dr.Rangheya Raghav Colony)
  14. Damodar ji Temple / Bhagwan Parshuram Mandir / Brahmin Samaj Dharmashala
  15. Baladuary Mandir (Nolakha Bag)
  16. Dr. Rangeya Raghava Colony
  17. Shri Balla Wale Hunumanji
  18. Nagaich Mandir
  19. Lakshkar ka ghar (bangle makers)

Colleges

  1. Chetram Ward College
  2. Ranghey Raghav Mahila Mahavidhalay, Bharatpur Gate, Weir
  3. Punjab Technical University
  4. Baba Manohar Das College, Halena Road
  5. M.G. College, Weir
  6. S.N. College, Weir
  7. Utkarsh College, Weir

Schools

  1. Adarsh Vidya Mandir, Weir
  2. Princess Public School, Bayana Gate
  3. Shanti Vidya Mandir
  4. Saraswati Senior Secondary School
  5. Modern Public Senior Secondary School
  6. Bal Vikas Vidhya Mandir
  7. Govt Senior Secondary School, Weir
  8. Govt Senior Secondary Girls School, Weir
  9. Govt Primary School, Foolwri, Weir
  10. Govt Primary School, Kila, Weir
  11. Govt Girls Primary School, Kila, Weir
  12. Gurukul Public School, Weir
  13. Shri Ganesh Senior Secondary School, Weir
  14. Creative Public School
  15. Somendra Vidya Mandir
  16. Arise Public School, Bayana Gate

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Weir
  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.