Bhiwani, a district in Haryana, India, has an area of 5099 sq. km. Situated between 28.19 deg. & 29.05 deg. north latitude and 75.26 deg. and 76.28 deg. east longitude, it has 442 villages with a population of 1.42 million. The district headquarters is the city of Bhiwani, which is around 124 kilometres from Delhi. The city, it is believed, was founded by a Rajput named Neem after his wife Bhani.