Geographical and Physical Features

Chittorgarh, located in the southern part of the state of Rajasthan, midway between Delhi and Mumbai on the National Highway 8 (India) in the road network of Golden Quadrilateral.Chittorgarh is situated where National Highways No. 76 & 79 intersect.

Geographical and Physical Features

The Aravalli ranges spread all over the district. The plains are very fertile. The western part of the district forms part of the Mewar plain irregular, dissected and drained by the river Berach and its tributaries, Gambhiri and Wagon, the ferra in slopes generally towards the east and north east.The western part of the district exposes the oldest rocks comprising states, phyllites, mica schists which interculacated bands of dolomites,quartize and igmatites belonging aravalli deposits back to over 2500 million years. These rocks have been intruded by the berach granite.These were later eroded and leveled before the sedimentation of vindhyan rocks commenced about 1400 million years ago under shallow water condition proceeds by volcanic activity as evident by the andestficlara follows in the kharmalia area. The vindhyan rocks of this area forms part of the great vindhyan basin extending from Rohbas in Bihar to Chittorgarh.The district is endorsed with mineral resources. The minerals included barytes, china clay, limestone, sand stone, ochre's.

Climate of Chittorgarh

The climate of Chittorgarh is quite dry and parched.Chittorgarh remains hot as it is situated in Rajasthan.The summer season extends from April to June and is quite hot.The average temperature in summers falls between 47.8°C to 23.8°C. May and June are considered the hottest months of the year when temperature reaches 45°C.Winter weather, on the other hand, remains pleasant for the visitors. The average high fluctuates between 28°C and 33°C while the low stands at 10°C.

Geographical and Physical Features