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This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Rajsamand.
The town of Rajsamand is the district headquarters. The city and district are named for Rajsamand Lake, an artificial lake created in the 17th century by Rana Raj Singh of Mewar. The district had been constituted on 10 April 1991 from Udaipur district.
There are 4 Sub-divisions, 7 tehsils and 7 blocks. There are 1025 villages under 206 Gram Panchayats and 237 Patwar Circles. Seven tehsils are Amet, Bhim, Deogarh, Kumbhalgarh, Nathdwara, Railmagra and Rajsamand. Kankroli, Nathdwara, Amet and Deogarh are municipalities, while some other major towns are Bhim, Railmagra, Kelwara, Kelwa, Rajnagar and Charbhuja.
Kumbhalgarh: A fortress with a massive perimeter of 36 km. Over 360 temples are within the fort. It also has a wildlife sanctuary. The vista from the palace top typically extends tens of kilometres into the Aravallis.
Nathdwara: The principal temple of Lord Shrinathji, a personification of Krishna, and one of the most important pilgrimage site of India.
Ranakpur (Pali District): One of the most important Jain temples. Over 1400 marble pillars support the temple. These marble pillars are carved in exquisite detail. Opposite the Jain temple is the much older Sun Temple.