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About Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a northern Indian state flanking Pakistan. Its royal residences and fortresses are indications of the numerous kingdoms that generally competed for the area. In its capital, Jaipur (the "Pink City"), are the eighteenth century City Palace and Hawa Mahal, a previous order for imperial ladies, fronted by a 5-story pink-sandstone screen. Amer Fort, on a close-by slope, was worked by a Rajput sovereign in the mid 1600s.

Rajasthan is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest.

The primary say of the name "Rajasthan" shows up in the 1829 production Annals and Antiquities of Rajast'han or the Central and Western Rajpoot States of India, while the most punctual known record of "Rajputana" as a name for the district is in George Thomas' 1800 journal Military Memories.

Parts of what is presently Rajasthan were mostly part of the Vedic Civilisation and Indus Valley Civilization. Kalibangan, in Hanumangarh locale, was a noteworthy common capital of the Indus Valley Civilization. Matsya Kingdom of the Vedic civilisation of India, is said to generally compared to the previous province of Jaipur in Rajasthan and incorporated the entire of Alwar with segments of Bharatpur.