Baran (Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total8,880 ha (21,940 acres)
 • Total620
 • Density7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02041500
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Baran is a small village of 8880 hectares in Jaisalmer Tehsil in Jaisalmer district, nicknamed ""The Golden city"" in the State of Rajasthan, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Baran depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, Two Wells supply, One tank, Two tubewells, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Baran is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tanker. Baran's pin code is 345034[4], and village code is 02041500. The area of Baran is segregated as 1298.22 hectares unirrigated, the 7473.45 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 108 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Baran has One public telephone. The village is connected with a single bus service. Baran has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


Baran is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 620 and has total administration over 111 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Baran has 132 children, 64 boys and 68 girls.
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 73 (11.77%) males constitute 36 (5.81%) of the population and females 37 (5.97%).

Medical facility

  • Baran has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 212 people are literate in Baran out of which 170 are males and 42 are females.

Baran has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 3 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 360 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 197 male, 163 female with 193 (53.61%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 159 males and 34 females. 59 males and 30 females are considered as the main cultivators. 167 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of Jaisalmer to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345034 and Post Offices under 345034 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  2. "Pin Code 345034 and Post Offices under 345034 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "345034 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. "Pincode 345034". Retrieved 2021-03-09.

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