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Presentation on Rajasthan

By Samiksha N
• Rajasthan was earlier called as Rajputana

• Rajasthan is India's largest state by area (342,239 square kilometers

(132,139 sq mi) or 10.4% of India's total area).

• It is located on the northwestern side of India, where it comprises

most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the
"Rajasthan Desert" and "Great Indian Desert") and shares a border
with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to
the west, along the Sutlej-Indus river valley.

• Rajasthan is bounded on the west by west Pakistan. On the north by

Haryana, Punjab and the the union territory of Delhi. On the east by
U.P. and M.P. and on the south by Gujarat
Map of India & Rajasthan
Capital of Rajasthan - Jaipur
• Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of
Rajasthan in Northern India. It was founded on 18 November
1727 by Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer, and after whom the city
is named.

• Jaipur is also known as the Pink City, due to the dominant color
scheme of its buildings.

• Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India and forms a

part of the west Golden Triangle tourist circuit along
with Delhi and Agra
• Rajasthan is culturally rich and has artistic and cultural
traditions which reflect the ancient Indian way of life

• There is rich and varied folk culture

• Chivalry has become synonymous with Rajasthan’s people

• Rajasthan is famous for the majestic forts, intricately

carved temples and decorated havelis, which were built by
kings in previous ages

• Rajasthan is also known for his festival and fairs.

• Under the Köppen climate classification the greater part of
Rajasthan falls under Hot Desert and remaining portions of the
state falls under Hot Semi Arid.

• The Climate of Rajasthan in northwestern India is generally arid

or semi-arid and features fairly hot temperatures over the year
with extreme temperatures in both summer and winter.

• Rajasthan receives low and variable rainfalls and thereby is

prone to droughts.
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• Rajasthan's economy is primarily agricultural and pastoral.
• Wheat and barley are cultivated over large areas, as are pulses,
sugarcane, and oilseeds.
• Cotton and tobacco are the state's cash crops.
• Rajasthan is among the largest producers of edible oils in India and
the second largest producer of oilseeds.
• There are mainly two crop seasons. The water for irrigation comes
from wells and tanks. The Indira Gandhi Canal irrigates northwestern
• Houses with thick walls are predominant particularly in the
western Rajasthan.
• If you see common houses of Kota, Bundi and regions on the
other side of Aravali, you will find houses sharing a two-brick wall,
one brick belonging to each one. While on the other hand in
Marwar region, wall between two houses consists of four layers
of stones.
• Most of the houses have flat roofs, because of the availability of
stones for roofs.
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