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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. Alwar is a city in the Rajasthan state of western India. It is the administrative headquarters of Alwar District, and was formerly the capital of the princely state of Alwar or Ulwar in British India. The city is located around 160 kilometers south of Delhi, and around 150 kilometers north of Jaipur. It has an average elevation of 271 metres.
 
The princely state of Alwar was founded by Pratap Singh, a Rajput of the Kachwaha lineage, in the second half of the 18th century. On March 18, 1948, the state merged with three neighbouring princely states to form the Matsya Union. As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Alwar had a population of 260,245. Males constitute 53 percent of the population and females 47 percent. Alwar has an average literacy rate of 73 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent with 59 percent of the males and 41 percent of females literate. 13 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
Alwar contains many interesting and historical monuments. The city has a beautiful lake and a picturesque valley. The Sariska National Sanctuary is located in the Aravalli hills only a few kilometres away from Alwar. The sanctuary, which is a Project Tiger reserve, also boasts of many other species, including rare birds and plants. The military cantonment of Itarana lies on the outskirts of Alwar. Milkcake, a kind of sweet made in Alwar is not only very famous in India but is also exported out of country. And also include places like as The Alwar fort or Bala Quila, Silliserh Lake, Government Museum, Purjan Vihar or company garden and Moosi MaharaniChhatri.
 
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is an Indian National Park located in the Alwar District of the state of Rajasthan. Originally a hunting preserve of the erstwhile Alwar state, the area was declared a wildlife reserve in 1955. The tiger reserve is also the location of several archeological sites such as the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Garh Rajor temples from the 9th and 10th centuries and the Kankwadi fort. Alwar is famous for its scenic landscape also.
 
It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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