Chittorgarh District is situated in the south-eastern part of the
. It is bounded by Kota
in the east,
of Madhya Pradesh
in the south-west, Udaipur
in the west, and Bhilwara
in the north. It has a total area of 10,856 sq km with population of around 2 million. Main language is Mewari.
The climate is very pleasant during September to November. The average annual rainfall is about 60 cm. The main agricultural crops are maize, jowar, paddy, wheat, barley, gram, pulses, groundnut, cotton and sugarcane.
The nearest airport is at Udaipur. The prime attractions are Vijay Stambh, Chittorgarh Fort, Fateh Prakash Palace Museum, Jaimal and Patta palaces, Kalika Mata Temple,
Kirti Stambh, Padmini's Palace, Rana Kumbha's Palace, Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary, Bijaipur,
Deogarh, Matri Kundia Temple, Nagari, Sanwariyaji Temple, and Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary.