Important Facts & Figures of Rajasthan

Capital Jaipur
Main Languages Hindi, Marwari, Rajasthani
Famous cuisines Daal Bati churma, Gewar, Laal Maas, Gatte ki sabji
Population 68,621,012 (2011 census)
Official website
Literacy 68%
Districts 33
Airports 3

The state of Rajasthan has a never ending list of interesting facts. We have summarized a few important facts and information about the state to help you get a clear picture about the state. The first thing that comes in mind when we talk of Rajasthan is its rich cultural heritage and a glorious past. As mentioned earlier this land of kings and warriors showcases some of the most remarkable architectures of bygone era. Famous temples, monuments, forts and archaeological museums form the base of Rajasthan tourism. Apart from these, sanctuaries and local handicrafts also attract a large number of tourists every year.
Food: As with other things the food is also unique in this unique Indian state. Be it the Dal-baati, Besan-Chakki, Panchkoota, Laapsi or sweet dishes like Ghevar, Churma, Besan Chakki or Jhajariya, you simply cannot resist yourself from diving into these.
Climate: Rajasthan experiences two extremes of temperature during respective part of the year. While the months of November to February remains cold the months from April to September remains under the grip of scorching heat. The nights are however cooler in summer.
Location: Located in the western part of the country the state of Rajasthan is bounded by Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. It shares international boundary with Pakistan.
Religion: Hindus are majority in Rajasthan followed by Muslims and Jain. Apart from these major religions Christians, Sikhs and Buddhists also reside in small numbers. One remarkable fact about Rajasthan is that there prevails good communal harmony among people of different religions.
Festivals: All major Indian festivals are celebrated with equal enthusiasm in this state. Starting from Holi, Diwali, Dusshera to Id and a number of unique fairs like camel festival, elephant fair, Mewar festival , Kolayet  festival and many more, this state is busy in celebration throughout the year.