State of India
|• Legislature||Unicameral (295* seats)|
|• Total||342,269 km2 (132,151 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Official languages||Rajasthani language English language|
Rajasthan (Rajasthani: मारवाड़) (Hindi: राजस्थान) is a state in northwestern India. It is the largest state of India in terms of land area; 132,150 mi² or 342,269 km². It is bigger than the Republic of the Congo but smaller than Germany. In traditional India geography it falls under the North Indian zone. The Thar Desert covers most parts of the state. The capital of the state is city of Jaipur.
Rajasthan, the largest state in India, is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes. With a population of over 68 million(2011), Rajasthan is home to a diverse group of people, including the Rajputs, Jats, Meenas, and Bhils, who have contributed to the region’s unique identity and cultural heritage.
Before Indian independence the area of Rajasthan was known as Rajputana; it consisted of many states of varying sizes ruled by Rajput princes.
- Rajasthan new districts:
Rajasthan new districts List Anupgarh Balotra Beawar Deeg Didwana-Kuchaman City Dudu Gangapur City Jaipur North Jaipur South Jodhpur East Jodhpur West Kekri Kotputli Khairthal Neemkathana Phalodi Salumbar Sanchore Shahpura (Bhilwara) Banswara New divisions: Pali, Sikar named as new divisions.