Population: 5,570,000 (2011 Census)
Area: 530 sq. km. (2020)
No. of wards: 46 wards
Gender ratio: 898/1000 males (2011)
Literacy rate: 78.45% (2011)
The city has a semi-arid to arid climate, and receives rainfall during the south-west monsoon season. The maximum temperature varies from 28˚C to 41.5˚C, and the minimum temperature ranges from 12˚C to 27.5˚C. In summer, which lasts from mid-March to mid-July, the average daily maximum temperature is around 41.5°C, usually peaking in mid-May. During the winter months, lasting from November to February, the average minimum temperature varies from 12.5°C to 16.5°C.