The landlocked state is located in the north western part of the Republic of India. Rajasthan borders the Pakistan
i provinces of Punjab and Sindh
in northwest, and the Indian states of Gujarat
in southwest, Madhya Pradesh
in southeast, Uttar Pradesh
The City Palace in Udaipur, the "City of Lakes" in Rajasthan. The amazing complex of palaces was built over a period of nearly 400 years.
Rajasthan is India's largest state. It covers an area
of 342,269 km² (132,151 sq mi), compared, it is somewhat smaller than Germany
, or somewhat larger than the US state of New Mexico
The western part of the state consists largely of the Thar Desert (the Great Indian Desert). The vast and rather inhospitable area is sparsely populated.
Rajasthan has a population of more than 70 million people (est. 2018).
Capital and largest city is Jaipur.
Other major cities are Jodhpur (the former capital of Jodhpur state), Kota (a city on the banks of the Chambal River), Bikaner, Ajmer, and Udaipur (the "City of Lakes").
is Hindi. Main religions are Hinduism (88%) and Islam (9%).
Rajasthan attracts a very large number of tourists (fourth highest in all of India's states) because of its natural beauty and its great history.
The palaces of Jaipur, the lakes of Udaipur, and the desert forts of Jodhpur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer rank among the most preferred destinations in Rajasthan for many Indian and foreign tourists. The Hill Forts of Rajasthan
are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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