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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 and people.

Geographical area : 342239 sq. km.
Capital : Jaipur
Location of Rajasthan : 23° 30' and 30° 11' North latitude and 69° 21' and 78° 17' East longitude.
Boundary : 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° F)
Average rainfall : The western deserts accumulate about 100 mm annually while the south-eastern part receives 650 mm.
Population : 56507188 (2001 Census)
Literacy Rate : 60.4%
Religion : The majority consists of Hindus. Muslims, Sikhs and Christians form a very small minority.
Languages : Rajasthani, Hindi, Marwari, English.
Airports : 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 Madhopur.
Transportation : 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.
Communication : 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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