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Rajasthan Geographical Structure

Rajasthan has a total area of 342,239 square kilometres. Rajasthan, India's largest state, has an 850-kilometer coastline and a population of over 14,58,545. Rajasthan has an average temperature of 30°C in the summer and 25°C in the winter. This is highly recommended for students preparing general knowledge for various state exams.

Description

Summary

Total Area

342,239 km² ( / sq mi)

Population

Total = 68,548,437 Male: 3,56,20,086 Female: 3,30,00926

The rank of the state

Area Rank:- 1st Population Rank:- 7th

Population Density

200 Persons/km²

State Bounded By

Punjab (north) Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (northeast) Madhya Pradesh (southeast) Gujarat (southwest)

Soil & Minerals

Soil:- Desert Soils, Dunes, and Associated Soils, Red Loams, Hill Soils, Saline-Sodic Soil Alluvial Soils Minerals:- Zinc, Silver, Rock Phosphate, Gypsum, Red Ochre, Feldspar, Wollastonite.

Major Crops

Wheat barley pulses sugarcane Oilseeds Cotton Tobacco

Forest Area

32,737 sq. km.

Climate

Hot (48 to 54) degree celsius

Rivers

Parbati River Sabarmati Sahibi River Chambal River Luni River Banas Mahi

Major Dam

Gandhi Sagar Dam Rana Pratap Sagar Dam Jawahar Sagar Dam Kota Barrage Mahi Bajaj Sagar Dam Bisalpur Dam

Major Flora

Magnifera Indica Tamarindicus indica Accasia nilotica Ficus benghalensis Zizyphus Mauritania Madhuca indica Azadirachta indica Autocephalous cadamba flame of the forest

Major Fauna

Camel, Tiger Leopard Hanuman Langur Black Faced Monkey Hyena Sloth Bear Indian civet Cat Indian porcupine Wild Boar