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Rajasthan

राजस्थान

STATE OF INDIA

WEBSITE
http://rajasthan.gov.in

TOURISM WEBSITE
http://rajasthantourism.gov.in

STATE SLOGAN
The Incredible State of India

COUNTRY
India

CAPITAL
Jaipur

ESTABLISHED
01-11-1956

AREA
342239 sq km/132139 sq miles

AREA RANK
1st

ISO 3166 CODE
IN-RJ

VEHICLE REGISTRATION
RJ

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
Hindi

STATE DANCE
Ghoomar

STATE ANIMAL
Camel

STATE BIRD
Great Indian Bustard

STATE FLOWER/TREE
Rohira

ABOUT
Rajasthan known as "the land of kings", is the largest state of the Republic of India by area. It is located in the northwest of India. It comprises most of the area of the large, inhospitable Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, which parallels the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with Pakistan to the west. Rajasthan is also bordered by Gujarat to the southwest, Madhya Pradesh to the southeast, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to the northeast and Punjab to the north. Rajasthan covers 10.4% of India, an area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi).
Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the state. Geographical features include the Thar Desert along north-western Rajasthan and the termination of the Ghaggar River near the archaeological ruins at Kalibanga of the Indus Valley Civilization, which are the oldest in the Indian subcontinent discovered so far.
One of the world's oldest mountain ranges, the Aravalli Range, cradles the only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu, famous for Dilwara Temples, a sacred pilgrimage for Jains. Eastern Rajasthan has the world famous Keoladeo National Park near Bharatpur, a World Heritage Site known for its bird life. It also has two national tiger reserves, Ranthambore and Sariska Tiger Reserve, and a famous temple in Khatu, Sikar district, dedicated to Khatu Shyam Ji. Rajasthan was formed on 30 March 1949, when the region known until then as Rajputana, consisting of erstwhile 18 princely states, two chiefships and the British district of Ajmer-Merwara.


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