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Rajasthan FACTS

While looking at the state of Rajasthan, at a glance, the first thing we notice is its colorful and vibrant lifestyle.Known as "a land of courage and gallantry", Rajasthan has always fascinated people from far and wide.
 
Area 342,239 sq km.
Population 56.5 million.
Major Languages Hindi, Marwari, and Rajasthani
Capital Jaipur
Location Western Part of India
Climate The climate of Rajasthan is generally hot and dry, with scorching summers and cool winters.
Best Time to Visit Mid October to mid March
International Airport Jaipur
Domestic Airports Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Kota and Jaisalmer
Major Festivals Desert festival, Camel Festival, Kajli Teej, Gangaur Festival, Teej, Marwar Festival, Brij Festival, Mewar Festival, Summer Festival, Raksha Bandhan, Holi, Dussehra, and Diwali.
Major Fairs Banganga Fair, Gogaji Fair, Kapil Muni Fair, Karni Mata Fair, Khatu Shyamji Fair, Nagaur Fair, Pushkar Fair, Sheetla Mata Fair, Shri Mahavirji Fair and Urs Fair.
Tourist Attractions Forts, palaces, havelis, wildlife, sand dunes, religious places, fairs and festivals, safaris, handicrafts, etc.
Literacy rate 61.03 % (As per 2001 census)
Major Industries Cement, Chemicals, Handicrafts, Sugar, and textiles.