Jaipur

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Jaipur
जयपुर
Pink city
Metropolitan City
Clockwise from top: Jal Mahal, Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, Albert Hall, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar
Nickname(s): The Pink City
Jaipur is located in Rajasthan
Jaipur
Coordinates: 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E / 26.9260°N 75.8235°E / 26.9260; 75.8235Coordinates: 26°55′34″N 75°49′25″E / 26.9260°N 75.8235°E / 26.9260; 75.8235
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jaipur
Settled November 18, 1727
Founded by Maharaja Ram Seo Master II
Named for Maharaja Swai Jai Singh II
Government
 • Type Democratic
 • Mayor Jyoti Khandelwal (INC)
 • Police commissioner Babu lal soni
Area
 • Metropolitan City 111.8 km2 (43.2 sq mi)
Elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Metropolitan City 3,073,350(10th India)
 • Density 598/km2 (1,550/sq mi)
 • Urban 34,99,204
 • Rural 31,64,767
 • Metro rank 10th IN
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode(s) 302 0xx
Area code(s) 91141-XXXX XXXX
Vehicle registration RJ-14
Spoken languages

Hindi, Rajasthani, Punjabi


Primary Airport Jaipur International Airport (Major/International)

Jaipur Listeni/ˈpʊər/ is the capital city of the state of Rajasthan, in India. In 2011, about 3 million people lived there. It is located about 300 km southwest of Dehli and about 200 km west of Agra. There are different industries in the city, which is also a cultural center. Jaipur is home to a university. It is an important transportation. Close to the city, there are agricultural and mining activities.

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