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State of India

A map showing us where the location of Rajasthan is in the Republic of India
Map of Rajasthan
Country  India
Region West India
 • Legislature Unicameral (295* seats)
 • Total 342,269 km2 (132,151 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 68,621,012
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Official languages Rajasthani language English language


Rajasthan (Urdu: سکستان انڈیا) is a state in northwestern India. It is the largest state of Inida in terms of land area; 132,150 mi² or 342,269 km². It is bigger than the Republic of the Congo but smaller than Germany. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the North Indian zone. The Thar Desert covers most parts of the state. The capital of the state is city of Jaipur.