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Native ameBeawar
Other nameब्यावर
Municipality ChairmanDr. Mukesh Maurya
Altitude439 m
Total Population223701 (2001)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)

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Beawar ( , -hns/bəˈjaːʋər/pron) is a city in the Rajasthan state of India. Beawar was the capital of Merwara (मेरवाड़ा) state of Rajputana. As of 2011, the population of Beawar is 3,25,000. It is located 184 km (114.3 mi) southwest of the state capital Jaipur, and situated amidst the Aravali hills. It is an important centre of trade, especially in raw cotton, and has cotton presses and the Krishna cotton mills. It is the second largest centre of the wool trade and the second largest producer of carpet-grade woollen yarn in India. It also has a food processing industry. Other industries include masala, mineral based units, machine based units, machine tools and accessories, pre-stressed concrete pipes, plastic products, textiles, wooden furniture and asbestos cement pipes. It is the largest producer of cement in northern India and home to Shree Cement. It is also mineral rich and has reserves of feldspar, quartz, asbestos, soapstone, magnesite, calcite, limestone, mica, emerald, granite, and masonry stone. Fairly good reserves of barytes, fluorite, wolastonite and vermiculite have also been found. The nearest airport is in Jaipur, at a distance of 190 km.

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