Basra (Fatehgarh, Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total1,739 ha (4,297 acres)
 • Total292
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02075200
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Basra is a small village of 1739 hectares in Fatehgarh 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. Basra depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, Two Wells supply, One tank, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Basra is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Basra's pin code is 345027[4], and village code is 02075200. The area of Basra is segregated as 228.13 hectares unirrigated, the 1454.46 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 56.14 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Basra 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.


Basra is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 292 and has total administration over 52 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Basra has 52 children, 32 boys and 20 girls.

Medical facility

  • Basra has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 118 people are literate in Basra out of which 84 are males and 34 are females.

Basra has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 151 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 76 male, 75 female with 151 (100.0%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 76 males and 75 females. 76 males and 74 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 1 female agricultural labor.

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


  1. "Pin Code 345027 and Post Offices under 345027 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  2. "Pin Code 345027 and Post Offices under 345027 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  3. "345027 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-08.
  4. "Pincode 345027". Retrieved 2021-03-08.

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