District is a district of Rajasthan state in western
India. The historic city of Udaipur is the administrative
headquarters of the district.
Udaipur District bounded on
the northwest by the Aravalli Range, across which
lie the districts of Sirohi and Pali. It is bounded
on the north by Rajsamand District, on the east
by Chittaurgarh District, on the southeast by
Banswara District, on the south by Dungarpur District,
and on the southwest by the state of Gujarat.
It is part of the Mewar region of Rajasthan.
The district is generally hilly. The western
portion of the district is drained by the Sabarmati
River, which originates in the Aravalli Range
of Udaipur District flows south
into Gujarat. The northern portion of the district
is drained by tributaries of the Banas River,
including the Ahar River, which flows through
the City of Udaipur. The southern
and central portion of the district is drained
by tributaries of the Mahi River, including the
Som and the Gomati. Dhebar Lake, also known as
Jaisamand Lake, has an area of 50 km² (20
square miles) when full, and was created in the
17th century when Rana Jai Singh of Udaipur built
a marble dam across the Gomati.