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Rajasthan Fact File



1 Area 342,239 sq. km. (largest state in India)
2 Population 68.5 million (Economic Review 2014-15)
3 Capital Jaipur
4 Principal Language Hindi and Rajasthani dialects
5 Other Languages English, Hindi, Marwari, Mewari and other Indian languages.
6 Literacy Rate 66.11%
7 Climate Generally dry with extreme temperatures and rains during July-August
8 Location North-western India; shares domestic borders with Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat
9 Geography The Aravalli range, which stretches from the north-eastern to south-western part of the State, divides it. The western region is mostly a desert while the eastern region is fertile.
10 Time GMT +5:30
11 Currency Indian Rupee
12 Districts 33
13 Cities & Towns 222
14 Population Density 200 persons per sq. km. (Economic Review 2014-15)
15 Major Cities Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Alwar
16 Key Industries Cement & other mineral-based industries, textile, tourism, gems & jewellery, dimensional stones (marble and granite) and agro-processing
17 Major Exports Gems & jewellery, woollen carpets, hand-printed apparels & furnishings, tie & dye clothes, handicraft articles, marble, granite, and engineering goods
18 Emerging
Auto & auto-component manufacturing, solar component manufacturing, IT & ITeS, ceramics & glass, oil & gas, power generation and road construction
19 Tourist Arrivals 34.59 Million (2014-15)