Facts & Figures


While looking at the state of Rajasthan, at a glance, the first thing we notice is its colorful and vibrant lifestyle. The otherwise dull state of Rajasthan is filled with colors with the numerous fairs and festivals that are organized here. They are also a reflection of the indomitable spirit of the Rajasthanis who have learnt to enjoy themselves even in the harshest of conditions. The state also glows with its historic past of royalty and magnificence.

Known as "a land of courage and gallantry", Rajasthan has always fascinated people from far and wide. The indomitable forts, splendid palaces, amazing sand dunes, tranquil lakes, beautiful temples, exotic wildlife, etc of this state leave you truly mesmerized. Infact, Rajasthan is full of so many contradictions that are even hard to comprehend. In the following lines, we have provided some quick facts about Rajasthan. Read on to know get quick information on Rajasthan, India.

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Coordinates (Jaipur): 26.57268°N 73.83902°E
Established 1 November 1956
Capital Jaipur
Districts 33
Governor Shri Kalraj Mishra
Chief Minister Shri Ashok Gehlot
Legislature Unicameral (200 seats)
Parliamentary Constituency 25
High Court Rajasthan High Court
Area 342,269 km. (132,150.8 sq. m.)
Area rank 1st
Population (2011) 68,621,012
Rank 8th
Density 200.5/km. (519.3/sq. m.)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-RJ
Literacy 68% (20th)
Official Languages Hindi