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RAJASTHAN

FACTS

Languages

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Hindi and Rajasthani.

Crops

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Cotton, millet, oilseeds, pulses, wheat and sugarcane.

Industries

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Cement, chemicals, handicrafts, sugar and textiles.

Airports

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Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner and Jaisalmer.

Time to visit

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October to March.

Festivals

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Desert festival of Jaisalmer-Feb, Holi-Feb, Gangaur-March, Teej-July, Raksha Bandhan -Aug, Dussehra-Sept, Diwali-Oct.

Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the largest states in India. Beyond its western and northwestern frontier, dominated by the great Thar Desert is Pakistan. To its east and northeast are Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh lies to its southeast and Maharastra to its southwest.

Asia's oldest mountain range, the Aravalli, runs through Rajasthan. This state is also called "The Land of Princes". It is full of deserts, rocks and lakes.


PLACES OF INTEREST
Ajmer
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Dargah of Moinuddin Chisti, Muslim pilgrim center, fort.
Alwar
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Forts, museums and palaces.
Bharatpur
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Forts and palaces, Ghana waterbird sanctuary.
Bikaner
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Forts, palaces, desert town, handicrafts.
Jaipur
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Capital of the state, Pink city, palaces, museums, handicrafts.
Jaisalmer
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Desert town, fort, Jain temples, Sand dunes and Fossil Park.
Jodhpur
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Fort, museum, handicrafts and lakes.
Kota
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Industrial center, museum.
Mount Abu
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Jain temples and pilgrim center, hill resort, boating and hill resort.
Pilani
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Educational center.
Sambhar
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Largest salt Lake in India.
Udaipur
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Lakes and palaces, handicrafts.