Makrana

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Location of Makrana in Nagaur district

Makrana (मकराना) is a city and tahsil in Nagaur district of Rajasthan. It is known for the business of marble. Makrana is famous for marble mined from the mines around it.It is said that Taj Mahal was built from Makrana marble. Makrana is a small town but quite rich in its marble reserves. The main occupation of residents of the town revolves totally around marble mining.

Founders

Ranwan Jats

History

It was founded by Ranwa Jats. Sahajarao was the ancestor of Ranwa gotra who left Nagaur in Vikram Samvat 1111 and founded village Saamikhera and constructed fort and Shiva temple there. Later on, 12 sons of Sahaja founded the villages Jachas, Bhikhanwasi, Khanadi, Karkedi, Maulasar, Makrana, Bai, Buchyasi, Bhurbhura, Jabdinagar, Chausal and Hirani.

Geography

Makrana is located at 27.05 N and 74.72 E [1]. It has an average elevation of 408 metres (1338 feet).

Jat Gotras

Villages in Makrana tahsil

Akhepura (अखेपुरा), Altawa (अलतवा), Amarpura (अमरपुरा), Amarsar (अमरसर), Asarwa (आसरवा), Bajoli (बाजोली), Bajyo Ki Dhani (बाजियों की ढाणी), Balathana (बालाधना), Bansara (बांसड़ा), Barwala (बरवाला), Barwali (बरवाली), Beenjari (बीणजारी), Besroli (बेसरोली), Bhaiya Kalan (भैयाकलां), Bhaiya Khurd (भैया खुर्द), Bharnai (भरनाई), Bhichawa (भिंचावा), Bhotawa (भूतावा), Biloo (बिल्लू), Borawar (बोरावड़), Budsoo (बूडसू), Bugala (बुगाला), Chak Rani Gaon (चक रानीगांव), Chakmadas (चकमादास), Chandi (चाण्डी), Chawandiya (चावण्डिया), Chhapara (छापारा), Chindaliya (चिण्डालिया), Dabriya (डाबड़िया), Damboi Kalan (दम्बोई कलां), Damboi Khurd (दम्बोई खुर्द), Deola (देवला), Deori (देवरी), Dhananwana (धानणवा), Dhandholi (धांधोली), Dhani Mamdoli (ढाणी मामडोली), Dheejpura (धीजपुरा), Dheersar (धीरसर), Dhundhwari (ढूंढवाड़ी), Dirdhani (दिलढाणी), Dobri Kalan (डोबड़ी कलां), Dobri Khurd (डोबड़ी खुर्द), Dobri Mand (डोबड़ी मण्ड), Dobri Sanwaldas (डोबड़ी सांवलदास), Dodwari (डोडवाड़ी), Geelan Ki Dhani (गीलां की ढाणी), Gehra Kalan (गेहड़ाकलां), Gehra Khurd (गेहड़ाखुर्द), Gelasar (गेलासर), Gigaliya (गिगलया), Githala (गिठाला), Gorawa (गोरावा), Gothri (गोठड़ी), Gudha Chak-1 (गुढा चक), Gudha Chak-2 (गुढा चक), Gudha Kheri (गुढा खेड़ी), Gunawati (गुणावती), Harnawa Toseena (हरनावा तोषिणा), Huriya (हूड़िया), Indokha (इंदोखा), Itawa Bamniya (इटावा बामणिया), Itawa Khichiyan (इटावा खिचिया), Itawa Lakha (इटावा लाखा), Jakhli (जाखली), Jasnagar Makrana (जसनगर), Jaswantpura (जसवंतपुरा), Jhalamaliya (झलमालिया), Jiwadiya (जीवादिया), Joosariya (जूसरिया), Joosri (जूसरी), Kacholiya Nagaur (कचोलिया), Kajana (कजाणा), Kalwa Bara (कालवा बडा), Kalwa Chhotabas (कालवा छोटाबास), Khardiya (खारड़िया), Kheri Leela (खेड़ीलीला), Kheri Seela (खेड़ी शीला), Kola Doongri (कोला डूंगरी), Kucheepala (कूचीपला), Kukrod (कूकड़ोद), Ladoli (लाडोली), Ladpura (लाडपुरा), Loroli (लोरोली), Makrana (मकराना) (M), Mamdoli (मामड़ोली), Manana (मनाना), Manani (मनानी), Mangalpura (मंगलपुरा), Mangalwa (मांगलवा), Manwa (माणवा), Midiyan (मिदियान), Midkiya (मिण्डकिया), Modi Bheekha (मोडी भीखा), Modi Charna (मोडी चारणा), Mokhampura (मौखमपुरा), Morer (मोरेड़), Munda Kheri (मूण्डाखेड़ी), Nagwara Kalan (नगवाड़ा कलां), Nagwara Khurd (नगवाड़ा खुर्द), Nandoli Bas (नांदोली बास), Nandoli Chandawatan (नान्दोली चांदावता), Nandoli Mertiya (नान्दोली मेड़ितया), Nawad (नवाद), Nimbari (निम्बड़ी), Noondara (नून्दड़ा), Nosariya (नोसरिया), Palari Raja (पालड़ी राजा), Palri Mahesh (पालड़ी महेश), Poberi Mand, Raithaliya (रायथिलया), Rampura (रामपुरा), Ramsiya (रामिसया), Rani Gaon (रानीगांव), Ratanpura (रतनपुरा), Ratnas (रतनास), Sabalpur (सबलपुरा), Safer Bari (सफेड़ बड़ी), Safer Chhoti (सफेड़ छोटी), Sarnawara (सरनावड़ा), Seeniya (सीनिया), Shivrasi (शिवरासी), Sirsala (सिरिसला), Sirsoon (सिरसू), Sooratpura (सूरतपुरा), Soothli (सूथली), Ucheriya (उचेरिया), Ucheriya Charna (उचेरिया चारणा), Vijaypura (विजयपुरा),

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