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Sanchore or Sanchor (formerly Satyapur) is a town in Jalore district of Rajasthan India. It is the headquarters of the tehsil by the same name. It contains two Panchayat Samiti first is Sanchore and Second one is Chitalwana. Located on National Highway No 15the town is situated 154 km from Jalore.

As of 2011India census, Sanchore had a population of 264653. Males constitute 135761 of the population and females 128892. Sanchore has an average literacy rate of 56.97% Male literacy is 72.97%and female literacy is 39.68%. In Sanchore 32% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Sanchore male voter 1, 04, 697female voter 97, 208 total 2, 01, 895 total booth 247 and gram panchayat in sanchore 33 and gram panchayat in chitalwana 30 and panchayat samiti sadasya (deligate) in sanchore 21 and panchayat samiti sadasya (deligate) in chitalwana 17. Cattle fair is held here every year in April and May. An oil exploration company in 2004 discovered oil in Barmer-Sanchore basin. The Narmada Canalwhich originate from Gujaratenters Rajasthan state near village Silu of Sachore Tehsil.

There is a well known Jain temple in the town called Godiji Parshwanath which is name after one of the Jain Tithankara Lord Parshwanath. There are in all 9 Jain Temples in Sanchore & every Temple has its own significance & history. Pathmeda village near Sanchore has Gopal Govardhan Gaushala one of the largest Gaushalas in India .Spreads over 200 acres (0.81 km2) the Gaushala takes care of more than 15, 000 cattle population.

Sanchore is a Municipality city in district of Jalor, Rajasthan. The Sanchore city is divided into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Sanchore Municipality has population of 32,875 of which 17,115 are males while 15,760 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 5254 which is 15.98 % of total population of Sanchore (M). In Sanchore Municipality, Female Sex Ratio is of 921 against state average of 928. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Sanchore is around 870 compared to Rajasthan state average of 888. Literacy rate of Sanchore city is 68.52 % higher than state average of 66.11 %. In Sanchore, Male literacy is around 82.88 % while female literacy rate is 53.10 %.

Sanchore Municipality has total administration over 5,657 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipality limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Sanchore Work Profile

Out of total population, 10,736 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 8,373 were males while 2,363 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 10736 working population, 87.90 % were engaged in Main Work while 12.10 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Sanchore Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.51 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.63 % of total population in Sanchore (M)

Sanchore Religion Data 2011
Town Population Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Sanchore 32,875 86.25% 7.15% 0.06% 0.02% 0.01% 6.45% 0.02% 0.04%