Pratapgarh District is the 33rd district of Rajasthan created on 26th January 2008, formerly was part of Udaipur Division and has been carved out from the erstwhile tehsils of Chittorgarh, Udaipur and Banswara districts. The district is least populous district of Rajasthan after Jaisalmer. Pratapgarh Town is the administrative headquarter of the district. Pratapgarh is located 1610 above mean sea level is said to be the second highest place in Rajasthan after Mount Abu. Pratapgarh comprises five sub-divisions namely Arnod, Chhoti Sadri, Dhariwad, Peepal Khoont and Pratapgarh. The local dialect is not confined to any of the rajasthani dialect and is majorly influenced by Mewadi, Marwari and Gujarati. The major crops of this district are wheat, barley, maize, groundnuts, soya bean, gram, mustard and some pulses. Opium is also a major crop of Pratapgarh, there are 6781licence holder farmers in the district cultivating Opium. Pratapgarh is well connected with major cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat by road. It is the only district without rail-connectivity in Rajasthan state. The only tourist attraction in Pratapgarh district is Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary. It provides rich pastures for a variety of deer that includes the Chousingha (four-horned antelope), caracal, wild boar, pangolin, leopard, hyena, jackal, fox, jungle cat, porcupine, spotted deer, wild bear and neelgai are found here. The educational needs of the district depends on nearby districts and states, the district has only handful of government schools. There are only two Government College located in Pratapgarh and Dhariywad respectively, both these college are affiliated by Mohal Lal Shukhadia University, Udaipur.
The sanctuary is spread over the Aravali and Vindhyachal ranges
Devgarh is famous and ancient place of pratapgarh district.
temple was built in year 491 by King Gori of "Manvaiyani genus".