Hindaun is a city in Karauli district in Rajasthan (India). The city is located in the vicinity of the Aravalli Range and is on the main railway track between Delhi and Mumbai. It is a subdivisional headquarters in India. Its population is approximately 1 lakh. This town covers an area of . Temperatures in summer range between 25 and 45 degrees Celsius and in winter it is between 5 and 23 degrees Celsius. It has an average elevation of .Distance from Hindaun to State capital Jaipur is around 150 km.
In the ancient time city came under the Matsya Kingdom, which was ruled by Meenas and a large population of Meenas can be seen in nearby villages there are many ancient structures still present in the town build during the regime of Matsya Kingdom . Traditionally in some mythical stories the city is believed to be associated with the mythology of Hiranyakashyapa and Prahlada mentioned in Bhagavata Purana.
Hindaun is located in the eastern part of Rajasthan in the vicinity of the Aravalis. The city is well connected with Karauli shire in south, Karnpur, Mandaral, Todabhim, Shri Mahabir Ji, Ganapur city, Swai Modhopur, Dholpur, Bharatpur with nicely macadamized roads. The heart temples of Karauli, Madanmohan ji (32k.m.) and Kailadevi temple (53k.m.), are nearby destinations of Hindaun. At the Kailadevi a special fair is solemnised at the time of Navratras. The Kailadevi century is not too far apart from here, the queer destination of wild life surfing.
The City is known for its red stone; the Akshardham Temple in Delhi was built using this stone. The Swami Narain temple in Jaipur was also built with this stone.
The city is furnished with: *Multispeciality hospital, Mohan Nagar. Electrified railway track connecting metros i.e. Delhi-Mumbai. Railway stations: Hindaun city & Shri Mahaveer Ji. Roadways Bus Depot. Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyala, Jatnangla. Govt. P.G. College. Lush green parks. Higher secondary schools.container depot.
The main places of attraction in Hindaun City are: The Prahladkund, Hiranyakashayap ka kua, forest, palace and the temple of god Nrasingh ji. Shri Mahaveer ji, the major pilgrimage of Jains. The dam of Jagar, Kundeva, Danghati are also lucrative destinations. The fort of Suroth, City of Moradwaja: the castle of Garmora.The castle of Padampura, the fort of Timangarh & the well of Nand-Bhaujai. The temples of Chamunda at Chinayata and Sankarghanta in estern part of city.Nakkash-ki-devi is the heart temple of Hindaun City with adjoining sacred pond termed as Jalsen pond.
The land of the area is fertile and the crop rotation is commenced by the ryots.The central agriculture yard is located at Kyarda village opposite to 220kv power house. The major crops are wheet, millet, maize, mustard, cluster bean, ground nut, gooseberry, lemon potato, gram, barley. The monsoon, Jagar dam and canal, wells and underground water are the source of irrigation. The seasonal vegetables and fruits are also sown by peasants.
As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Hindaun in 2011 is 105,690; of which male and female are 56,178 and 49,512 respectively. The sex ratio of Hindaun city is 881 per 1000 males.
In education section, total literates in Hindaun city are 69,108 of which 41,993 are males while 27,115 are females. Average literacy rate of Hindaun city is 76.58 percent of which male and female literacy was 87.79 and 63.94 percent.
Total children (0-6) in Hindaun city are 15,451 as per figure from Census India report on 2011. There were 8,345 boys while 7,106 are girls. Child sex ratio of girls is 852 per 1000 boys.