(officially known as Sambhar Lake Town)is a city and a municipality
in Jaipur district
in the Indian state
Sambhar (officially known as Sambhar Lake Town) is located at . It has an average elevation of 367 metres
). Its importance is primarily because of it is situated along the Sambhar Lake
, the largest saline lake in India.
As of 2001
, Sambhar had a population of 22,293. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Sambhar has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 53%. In Sambhar, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.