Which is the Largest State of India?

Rajasthan is the largest state in India. The name Rajasthan means the land of kings, as it is the birth land of many great warriors of India like Rana Kumbha, Rana Sanga, Hem Chandra Vikramaditya, Suraj Mal, Maharana Pratap Singh, Udai Singh, etc. In this article, we will be taking a look at all the possible aspects of this state for our better understanding.

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Important Details Related to  Rajasthan

Establishment Year 30 March, 1949
Capital Jaipur
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot
Governor Kalraj Mishra
Total area 342,239 km2 (132,139 sq m)
Population 68,548,437
GDP ₹9.24 lakh crore

Rajasthan State Symbols

  • Rajasthan State Symbol is Ghoomar, this dance form is originated by Bhil community. Mainly women wear their traditional dresses called ghaghara and perform this dance form.
  • Rajasthan State Mammal is Camel and Chinkara. These two are the widely used animals for the transporation purpose.
  • Rajasthan State Bird is Godawan bird which is among the heaviest of the flying birds.
  • Rajasthan State Flower is Rohida. It is a great source of timber.
  • Rajasthan State Tree is Kheejri
  • Rajasthan State Game is Basketball

List Of Important National Parks In Rajasthan

Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur- It is one of the largest national parks in India. It is the house of Royal Bengal Tigers since 1974.

Sariska National Park, Alwar- It is home to Royal Bengal Tigers. It is also a house of wildlife species such as Sambar, Chinkara, Nilgai, Golden jackals, striped hyenas, leopards, etc.

Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary- It is one of the most important sanctuaries in Rajasthan. It is widely known for wildlife species like Indian hares, tigers, leopards, bears, langoors, foxes, wild boars, etc. The sanctuary has near about 250 species of birds and a great collection of bamboo plants and orchids.

Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, Bharatpur- It houses 379 floral species, 366 bird species, and various animals.

Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, Bikaner- It houses many special species like wild boar, black buck, nilgai, chinkara.

Famous Forts in Rajasthan

Amer Fort Jaipur
Nahargarh Fort Jaipur
Jaisalmer Fort Jaisalmer
Mehrangarh Fort Bikaner
Chittorgarh Fort Chittor
Junagarh Fort Bikaner
Ranthambore Fort Jaipur
Lohagarh Fort  Bharatpur
Kumbhalgarh Fort Rajsamand District
Taragarh Fort Ajmer

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