Chittorgarh (formally Chittaurgarh or Chittor) was the capital of former Rajput state 'Mewar', which is remembered for bravery and valor of their rulers. Formerly, Chittorgarh was a fort city. The formidable fort at the top of a hill is still intact. Apart from its historical importance it has a number of temples, including Kalika Mata Temple. The city is also famous for personalities like Maharana Pratap, Meera Bai, Panna Dhai, Rani Padmini, Rana Kumbha etc.
Chittorgarh is also an industrial city. The city is well known for it's Marble Stone Industry, Cement Plants and Zinc Smelters.