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Get to know many interesting facts and information on
one of the India's most charming state - Rajasthan. There are various
small and big districts as well towns in Rajasthan. Tourism and
Agriculture are two main sources of income in Rajasthan. The forts and
palaces built by Maharajas of this place are still there and offer lots
of interesting things to be discovered by travellers. We have
highlighted some very useful and interesting facts about Rajasthan which
will help you in knowing more about this state of colourful traditions
|Geographical area :
||342239 sq. km.
|Location of Rajasthan :
||23° 30' and 30° 11' North latitude and
69° 21' and 78° 17' East longitude.
||It is bounded on the west and the north-west by
Pakistan, on the north and north-east by the states of Punjab,
Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, on the east and the south-east by the
states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and on the south-west by
the state of Gujarat.
|Climate in Rajasthan :
||Winter temperatures range from 8° to 28°
C (46° - 82° F) and
Summer temperatures from 25° - 46° C (77° - 115°
|Average rainfall :
||The western deserts accumulate about 100 mm
annually while the south-eastern part receives 650 mm.
||56507188 (2001 Census)
|Literacy Rate :
||The majority consists of Hindus. Muslims, Sikhs
and Christians form a very small minority.
||Rajasthani, Hindi, Marwari, English.
||Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer.
|Administrative set up :
||Total Districts 32; Jaisalmer, Bikaner, Sri
Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Nagaur, Jodhpur,
Barmer, Pali, Ajmer, Jaipur, Alwar, Bharatpur, Dausa, Karauli, Tonk,
Dholpur, Bhilwara, Bundi, Kota, Baran, Jhalawar, Chittorgarh,
udaipur, Rajsamand, Banswara, Dungarpur, Jalore, Sirohi, Sawai
||Total Railway Route Length 4600 km; Total length
of surfaced road 1,63,952 km criss-crossed by a network of national
and state highways. Regular connections available to all major
cities of the state and adjoining Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar
Pradesh and Haryana.
|Major Towns :
||Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bikaner
Ranthambore, Jhunjhunu and Udaipur.
||Facilities like STD, ISD, E-mail, Internet,
Cellular phones are functional almost everywhere in town and cities.
|Famous For :
||Fairs & Festivals, Forts & Palaces,
Wildlife, Heritage Hotels and Havelis.
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