The State : Rajasthan
Rajasthan state constitutes 11% of the total land area of the country. Known as the land of Kings, Rajasthan has a royal history of its rulers and their wars.
The detail analysis of Population Census 2011 published by Govt. of India for Rajasthan state reveal that population of Rajasthan has increased by 21.31% in this decade compared (2001-2011) to past decade (1991-2001). The density of Rajasthan state in the current decade is 519 per sq mile.
Districts of Rajasthan State
Rajasthan is divided into 33 districts. Each district has a Deputy Commissioner which hold three important posts at a time- The Deputy Commissioner, the District Magistrate and the Collector. Another important appointed official is Superintendent of Poice which has the control of all police administration.
Rajasthan is an State of India with population of Approximate 6.86 Crores.
The population of Rajasthan state is 68,548,437.
The density of Rajasthan state is 200 per sq km.
Rajasthan State is spread over 342,239 Sq Km.
State Flower of Rajasthan - Rohida (Tecomella undulata) is the official state Flower of Rajasthan.
State Bird of Rajasthan - Godawan or Great Indian Bustard is the official state bird of Rajasthan.
State Animal of Rajasthan - Camel and Chinkara is the official state Animal of Rajasthan.
State Tree of Rajasthan - Khejri (Prosopis Cineraria) is the official tree of Rajasthan State.
State Dance of Rajasthan - Ghoomar is the official dance of Rajasthan State.
State Game of Rajasthan - Basketball is the official Game of Rajasthan State.
Rajasthan state located on northwest part of country and is a home of cultural diversity. Its features include the ruins of Indus Valley Civilization, Temples, Forts and Fortresses in almost every city. Rajasthan divided into 9 regions; Ajmer State, Hadoti, Dhundhar, Gorwar, Shekhawati, Mewar, Marwar, Vagad and Mewat which are equally rich in its heritage and artistic contribution. These regions have a parallel history which goes along with that of the state.
A world heritage site, Keoladeo National Park near Bharatpur, known for its bird life. Apart from this state has two national tiger reserves namely Ranthambore National Park at Sawai Madhopur and Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar.
The State was formed on 30th March 1949 when Rajputana – name as adopted by British Crown was merged into the Dominion of India. Jaipur being largest city was declared as capital of the state.
The early history of Rajasthan includes some of the great Maharanas, Nawabs and Rulers. Prominent among them were Prithiviraj Chouhan, Samrat Hem Chandra Vikramaditya (also known as Hemu), Mughal Emperor Akbar, Maharana Udai Singh, Maharana Pratap, Raja Maan Singh and others.
Rajasthan's formerly independent kingdoms developed a rich architectural and cultural heritage; same can be seen today in numerous forts and palaces, which are enriched by feature of Muslim and Jain Architecture.
Rajasthani language : Rajasthani is a language of the Indo-Aryan languages family. It is spoken by 20 million people in Rajasthan and neighbouring states of India and Pakistan. Marwari mostly spoken in Jodhpur division or thar desert area. It is one of the languages descended from old western Rajasthani, AKA Maru-Gujar or Maruwani.Most of the Rajasthani dialects are chiefly spoken in the state of Rajasthan.