Districts of Rajasthan

Since antiquity, Rajasthan has been land of kings and kingdoms. At the time of Independence (1947), Rajasthan had 19 Princely states and 3 Chiefships. As per the Indian administrative setup these states have been merged, divided, transferred to convert into 33 distinct districts. While administrative efficiency has been the driving force behind the districts, the long history, lineage and diversity has allowed each of the districts to boast of unique history, culture,  trades, folks, physical features and locations.
Explore below the history, geography, art and culture of these districts of Rajasthan, in a unique way:


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Districts of Rajasthan

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Rajasthan Through Districts: RAS edition: Ebook/PDF

Rajasthan Through Districts   Price: INR 50   Buy Now     About The Book Since antiquity, Rajasthan has been land of kings and kingdoms. At the time of Independence (1947), Rajasthan had 19 Princely states and 3 Chief-ships. As per the Indian administrative setup these states have been merged, divided, transferred to convert into 33 distinct districts. While administrative efficiency has been the driving force behind the districts,
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Jodhpur: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area and Administration of Jodhpur: Jodhpur district is located in western part of Rajasthan, located between 26°00' to 27°37' North latitude and 72°55' to 73°55' East longitude. It shares common border with five districts viz., Bikaner, Jaisalmer in north and north west, Banner and Pali in SW & SE and Nagaur in E-NE. The district has a geographical area of 22850
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Pali

Pali: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area and Administration of Pali: Pali district is located between 24°45' to 26°29' North Latitudes and 72° 47' to 74° 18' East Longitudes . It share its boundaries with 8 district of the state; In South west Sirohi & Jalore, in west Barmer; in south east Rajasamand & Udaipur in north Nagore, in North West Jodhpur and in north east Ajmer shares
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Kota: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area and Administration of Kota: Kota district lies between 24º 25' and 25º 51' North Latitude and 75º 37' and 77º 26' East Longitude. It is bounded on north and north west by Sawai Madhopur, Tonk and Bundi districts. The Chambal river separates these from Kota district and forms the natural boundary. The district is bounded by Jhalawar, and Mandsor district
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Jhalawar: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area and Administration of Jhalawar: The word Jhalawar, literally means "land of the Jhalas" this being the name of the ruling clan of the former state. Jhala­war district lies in the south eastern corner of Rajasthan between 23° 4' to 24° 52' North Latitude &  75° 29' to 76° 56' East Longitude. It is bounded in the north, north-east and north-west by
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Jaisalmer: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area and Administration of Jaisalmer: District Jaisalmer is located within a rectangle lying between 26°.4’ –28°.23' North Latitude and 69°.20'-72°.42' East Longitude. It is by bounded by Barmer in the south, Jodhpur in the east and Bikaner in north-east. The western boundary of the district is a part of Indo-Pak international border. The length of international border attached to District Jaisalmer is 471 Kms. Jaisalmer
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Karauli: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area & Administration of Karauli: Karauli lies in the north eastern part of Rajasthan. stretching between 26° 02' to 27° North latitude & 76° 28' to 77°25' East longitude, having an average altitude of 260 meters above sea level. It is bounded on west by Dausa, South west by Sawai Madhopur, north east by Dholpur and north-east by Bharatpur and east by
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Jhunjhunu: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area & Administration of Jhunjhunu: Jhunjhunu lies between 27° 38' & 28° 31' north latitude and 75° 02' and 76° 06' east longitude. It is surrounded by Churu district on the northwestern side Hissar and Mahendragarh district of Haryana State in the northeastern part and by Sikar district in the west, south and south eastern part. The Total geographical area of
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Jalore: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area & Administration of Jalore: Jalore district situated in the south western part of Rajasthan, formed out of the erstwhile Jodhpur state after independence. This district is situated between 24.48" 5' to 25.48" 37' North Latitude and 71.7' to 75.5" 53' East Longitude. The North Western border of Jalore is shared with Barmer, North Eastern boundary is shared with Pali, towards
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Nagaur: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area & Administration of Nagaur: Nagaur districtis located in the heart of the Rajasthan state between 260.25” & 270.40” North Latitude & 730.10” & 750.15” East Longitude. The district boundary is shared by seven districts of Rajasthan viz.-Jaipur, Ajmer, Pali, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Churu and Sikar. Nagaur is the fifth largest district in Rajasthan with an area of  17,718 Square Kms. It has been
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Pratapgarh: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area & Administration of Pratapgarh: Pratapgarh is situated in the south-eastern part of Rajasthan, located at 24.03° N 74.78° E with an average elevation of 580 meters. It is surrounded by Udaipur, Banswara and Chittorgarh districts of Rajasthan and Ratlam, Mandsaur and Neemuch districts of Madhya Pradesh. Pratapgarh has an area of 4,117 square meters, which is divided into 5 tehsils, namely , Arnod, Chhoti
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Rajsamand: History, Geography, Places

Location, Area & Administration: Rajsamand district is situated at the southern tip of Rajasthan surrounded between 24'.46" & 26'.01" North Latitudes and 73'.28'' and 74'.18" East Longitude. It is oval in shape with a very narrow strip stretching to words the north  and is surrounded by Bhilwara, Pali, Ajmer and Chittor district. Rajsamand has an area of 4527 Square Km which is divided
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