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Geography Of Jaipur

Geography

Jaipur, the capital city of the Indian territory of Rajasthan which is arranged in the eastern fringe of Thar Desert, a semi-dry land. This state is one of the greatest of the nation which imparts the international boundary to Pakistan on the western side. Jaipur is well-known as the pink city and is one of the very much planned urban cities in India, evidently, additionally the first. It is situated at a height of 1417 feet over the ocean level. On three sides, the city is enclosed by the Aravali hills and this is the reason, it is shielded from the harsh desert. In the north, it is encompassed by Sikar and Mahendragarh locale; in the south by Tonk; in the east by Alwar, Dausa and SawaiMadhopur; and in the west by Nagaur and Ajmer region.

The absolute length of Jaipur stretching out from east to west is around 180 km though the width from north to south is around 110 km. The main rivers going through the Jaipur are Banganga and Sabi. About 28.65 million cubic meter ground water assets are accessible in Jaipur. To give the drinking water to the old city, there is Ramgarh dam on the River Ban Ganga. The fundamental minerals of the city are copper, iron, dolomite, white marble, glass and silicon. Sambhar Lake, which is the main natural lake with salty water is likewise the main source of good nature of salt in the state just as nation, is exceptionally near Jaipur.

The city is famous among pre-modern urban communities for the width and equality of the streets which are separated into six divisions isolated by wide lanes of 34 m (111 ft.) wide. These divisions are called as urban quarters which are additionally fragmented by the system of interconnecting avenues. 

Around the east, west and south sides of a central Palace quarter, five quarters encase with a 6th one immediately toward the east. This Palace quarter encompasses a rambling castle complex for example Hawa Mahal, formal gardens, and a little lake. The Aravali slope in the northwest finish of the Jaipur is delegated by the Nahargarh Fort which was at one time the home of the King Sawai Jai Singh II. From the area of Jaipur, one can reach to the other primary urban cities of the nation through the different methods of transport. One can efficiently reach Delhi, Agra and other close by urban areas through the network of streets, air and rail.

 

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