The District of Sikar is situated in Rajasthan State of Northwestern India. It is 7742.44 Sq. Km. in area. It is surrounded by District Jhunjhunu on the North, District Jaipur on the East, Southeast, South, District Nagaur on the South and Southwest, District Churu on the Northwest and West and State of Haryana on the Northeast. The City of Sikar is the headquarter of this District.
The earlier name of Sikar was ‘Beer Bhan Ka Bass’. In order of mitigate the enmity on account of the murder of Daulat Singh’s father Jaswant Singh, Bahadur Singh, the Raja of Khandela gifted the village to Daulat Singh. He laid down the foundation stone of a Fort on the raised ground of this village. Later on, his son Shiv Singh built a magnificent fort on it. Shiv Singh was the most prominent Rao Raja of Sikar. He developed the village into a beautiful town. It is surrounded by a strong and high boundary wall having seven gates.
This District has been divided into 6 Tehsils, 1 Additional Tehsil and 2 Sub-Tehsils -
Tehsils - Sikar, Fatehpur, Laxmangarh, Shri Madhopur, Neem Ka Thana, Danta Ramgarh