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Country  India
Language spoken  Hindi
State  Rajasthan
District  Sirohi

Abu Road (Rajasthani: ?????? ) is a city and municipality in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India. It is the tehsil headquarters of Abu Road Tehsil by that name. It lies southeast of Mount Abu and its railway station is an important stop on the main Indian Railways line between Delhi and Ahmedabad. It is the largest city in Sirohi district in terms of area and is a financial hub too. Mount Abu is 27 km up the hill from Abu Road.


Map of Abu Road

Way from mount abu to abu road


Abu Road in the past, History of Abu Road

The old name of Abu Road city was Kharadi. The Rajputana Malwa Railway set up the railway station here on December 30, 1880, and the station was named Abu Road. The road to Mount Abu was built in 1845, during the rule of Maharao Shiv Singh of Sirohi.


Abu Road is located at 24.48°N 72.78°E? / 24.48; 72.78 on the banks of river west banas. It has an average elevation of 263 m (863 ft). The Abu Road city is the biggest city in the Sirohi district.

Abu Road Beautiful Landscapes of Abu Road

As of the 2001 India census, Abu Road had a population of 47,320. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Abu Road has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. 60% of the males and 40% of females are literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


RIICO Industrial Area is spread over an expanse of 2,000 acres (8.1 km2). The main industries are marble & granite, miniature cement plants, HDPE bags, synthetic yarns, mineral grinding, ABS resin, and insulators.

Places of interest

  • Chandravati
  • Jirawala
  • Bhadrakali Temple
  • Siyava village
  • Ambaji
  • Mount Abu
  • Mungathala
  • Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University
  • Shree Pavapuri Tirth Dham, a Jain temple complex and Gau Shala
  • Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual Organization
  • New Town, An integrated Township of international standard
  • Rishikesh- Lord Vishnu Temple
  • Karnikeshwar Mahadev
  • Cuisine

    Abu Road is famous for its Rabri. It is a milk product which gives a sweet taste. People from nearby towns and cities come to consume it.


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