Rajasthan, state of north western India. It is bounded to the north and northeast by the states of Punjab and Haryana, to the east and southeast by the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, to the southwest by the state of Gujarat, and to the west and northwest by the provinces of Sindh and Punjab in Pakistan. The capital city is Jaipur, in the east-central part of the state.
Ajmer Division — in the central part of the state, home to the Brahma temple in the holy city of Pushkar
Bharatpur Division — in the far eastern part of the state, home to Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary
Bikaner Division — in the northern part of the state totally covered with desert, famous for its sweets & Namkeen
Jaipur Division — in the eastern part of the state, home to the state capital, Jaipur (the Pink City)
Jodhpur Division — in the western part of the state, home to the desert near Jaisalmer (the Golden City) as well as Jodhpur (The Blue City)
Kota Division — in the southeastern part of the state, less arid than the other divisions
Udaipur Division — in the southern part of the state, home to Udaipur and all its lakes and palaces
Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur
Jaipur — the state capital.
Ajmer — Tomb of sufi saint Khawaja Mohiddin Chasti, famous pilgrimage for both Hindus and Muslims.
Bikaner — famous for its sweets.
Jodhpur — the Blue City, site of the spectacular hilltop Mehrangarh Fort.
Udaipur — known as City of Lakes, including Pichola and Fateh Sagar lakes
Government Indian State
Currency Indian rupee (INR)
Area 342,239 km2
Population 68,621,012(2011 est.)
Regionally Spoken:Rajasthani, Punjabi
Religion Hinduism 88%, Islam 8%, Sikhism 1.4%, Jainism 1.2%, Other 0.53%
Electricity 230V/50Hz, Indian (Old British)/European plugs
Time Zone UTC +5:30
|Languages spoken||Hindi, Rajasthani, Mewari, Marwari, Hadoti, Dundhadh|
|Area (km2)||342,239 square kilometres|