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Location o Rajasthan in Indie
Location o Rajasthan in Indie
Map o Rajasthan
Map o Rajasthan
Coordinates (Jaipur): 26°34′22″N 73°50′20″E / 26.57268°N 73.83902°E / 26.57268; 73.83902
Kintra Indie
Established1 November 1956
Lairgest ceetyJaipur
Destricts33 total
 • GovrenorMargaret Alva
 • Chief MeenisterAshok Gehlot (INC)
 • LegislatureUnicameral (200 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency25
 • Heich CourtRajasthan Heich Court
 • Total342239 km2 (132,139 sq mi)
Area rank1st
 • Total68,621,012
 • Rank8t
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-RJ
HDIIncrease 0.637 (medium)
HDI rank21st (2005)
Literacy68% (20t)
Offeecial leidsHindi

Rājasthān /ˈrɑːəstæn/ (Hindustani pronunciation: [raːdʒəsˈt̪ʰaːn] ( listen)) the land o Rajasthanis, ("the land o keengs"), is the lairgest state o the Republic o Indie bi aurie. It is locatit in the northwast o Indie. It encompasses maist o the aurie o the muckle, inhospitable Great Indie Desert (Thar Desert), which haes an edge parallelin the Sutlej-Indus river valley alang its border wi Pakistan. Rajasthan covers 10.4% o Indie, an aurie o 342,269 square kilometre (132,151 sq mi).

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  • Gahlot, Sukhvirsingh. 1992. RAJASTHAN: Historical & Cultural. J. S. Gahlot Research Institute, Jodhpur.
  • Somani, Ram Vallabh. 1993. History of Rajasthan. Jain Pustak Mandir, Jaipur.
  • Tod, James & Crooke, William. 1829. Annals and Antiquities of Rajast'han or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India,. Numerous reprints, including 3 Vols. Reprint: Low Price Publications, Delhi. 1990. ISBN 81-85395-68-3 (set of 3 vols.)
  • Mathur, P.C., 1995. Social and Economic Dynamics of Rajasthan Politics (Jaipur, Aaalekh)

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