About City


is a town in the south part of Pali District of Rajasthan state in India. The town is headquarters of the Sumerpur revenue subdivision, and Sumerpur Tahsil. Sumerpur is an important agricultural mandi (large market)[1] for Pali, Sirohi and Jalore districts.


Sumerpur is located at the eastern side of the Thar Desert, on the right (north) bank of the Jawai River.[2] The Jawal River is an intermittent stream that runs during monsoon season, and is tributary to the Luni River. The Sumerpur township covers an area of 500 km²


In the 2011 India census, Sumerpur had a population of 37,093. Males constituted 52% (19,202) of the population and females 48% (17,891). Sumerpur had an average literacy rate of 68.22%, lower than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy was 77.14%, and female literacy was 58.63%. In 2011 in Sumerpur, 12% of the population was under 6 years of age.


Sumerpur is famous for its Daal Bati and Churma. It is found at most of the occasions whether it be marriage or festival.