Ajmer

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Ajmer
City
Clockwise from the top:
Prithviraj Chauhan Statue, Ajmer Sharif Dargah, Mayo College
Ajmer is located in India
Ajmer
Ajmer
Ajmer is located in Rajasthan
Ajmer
Ajmer
Coordinates: 26°27′00″N 74°38′24″E / 26.4499°N 74.6399°E / 26.4499; 74.6399Coordinates: 26°27′00″N 74°38′24″E / 26.4499°N 74.6399°E / 26.4499; 74.6399
CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictAjmer
Founded byAjayaraja I or Ajayaraja II
Named forAjayaraja I or Ajayaraja II
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyAjmer Municipal Corporation
 • MayorBraj Lata Hada (BJP)[1]
Area
 • City55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation
480 m (1,570 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • City542,321
 • Density9,900/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
551,101
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
305001 to 305023
Telephone code0145, +91145
Vehicle registrationRJ-01(Ajmer)

RJ-36 (Beawar) RJ-42 (Kishangarh)

RJ-48 (Kekri)
Websitewww.ajmer.rajasthan.gov.in
Mansingh Palace

Ajmer is a city in Rajasthan, India. Ajmer is the headquarters of the Ajmer district. The city was established as "Ajayameru" by a Chahamana ruler, either Ajayaraja I or Ajayaraja II, and served as their capital until the 12th century CE.[3][4]

Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. Ajmer had been a municipality since 1869. Ajmer has been selected as one of the heritage cities for the HRIDAY[5] and Smart City Mission schemes of the Government of India.[6]

Tourism[change | change source]

View of Ajmer from Taragarh Fort
Dargah Sharif Ajmer
Tomb of Khwaja Husain Ajmeri
Swarna Nagari in Soniji Ki Nasiyan
Akbari Fort and Museum
Nareli Jain Temple is a recent addition to Ajmer
Baradari on Lake Anasagar

The main tourist places here are the Ajmer Sharif, Taragarh Fort, Soniji Ki Nasiyan, Nareli Jain Temple and many attracts tourists. The Pushkar Lake is located 11km away from Ajmer.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Braj Lata Hada of BJP was elected mayor of the Ajmer Muncipa ." Times of India. Retrieved 2021-02-10.
  2. "AMC".
  3. Har Bilas Sarda 1911, pp. 68–74.
  4. R. B. Singh 1964, p. 87.
  5. "Hriday Cities | Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY)". www.hridayindia.in. Archived from the original on 28 September 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-28.
  6. "Introduction". Hriday official website. Archived from the original on 26 August 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015.