Best Tourist Season (October – February)
Airport: Nearest Airport is Agra 56 km
Railway: Bharatpur is linked by rail with Delhi, Kota, Sawai Madhopur and Udaipur
Road: Agra 55 km, Alwar 110 km, Ajmer 310 km, Delhi 184 km, Fatehpur Sikri 22 km, Jaipur 175 km, Madhogarh 165 km, Mathura 39 km, Ranthambhore 250 km, Sariska 145 km
Bharatpur – a city in the Rajasthan State, founded by Maharaja Suraj Mal in 1733. Bharatpur is located in Mewat region, was once an impregnable, well fortified city, and the capital of kingdom ruled by Jat Moharajas.
Bharatpur is famous for its proximity to the Keoladeo Ghana Natinoal Park which has the largest concentration and variety of birdlife in Asia. This 29 sq km sanctuary is also known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and the breeding ground for the rare Siberian Crane.
Bharatpur located at 27.22° N 77.48° E
Average elevation 183 mtrs (600 feet).
Bharatpur is 22 sq km
Summer maximum of 47°C and minimum 44°C
Winters maximum 32°C and minimum 22°C
Railfall 69 cm (annual)
Population 204,560 (as of 2001 India census)
Bharatpur has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%.
Male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 56%.
In Bharatpur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Sightseeing in Bharatpur
Keoladeo National Park