Area : 342.239 square kilometres
Capital : Jaipur
Language : Rajasthani,Hindi
Rajasthan lies between latitudes 23 degree 3'and 30 degree 12', north and longitudes 69 degree 30' and 78 degree 17', east. Compared to many countries that are located in a similar latitudinal belt, such as in northern Arabia, Rajasthan has a less harsh climate.
The climate of Rajasthan varies with the seasons of the year. There are fours seasons in Rajasthan – summer, monsoon, post-monsoon and winter. In summer the weather of Rajasthan is very hot and in winter very chilly.
Summer – April to June
Monsoon – Late June to September
Post-monsoon – October to November
Winter – December to March
Culture of Rajasthan
When we talk about Rajasthan at first come in our mind is its proud culture. Our discussion is incomplete without paying some words for its culture. Rajasthan is globally known for its rich and proud culture. In fact, one of the most prime reasons why Rajasthan is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world is no doubt its rich and proud culture.
The desert state of Rajasthan is best known for its exotic and rich culture that still remains intact. Its strict devotion to the tradition and culture is really noteworthy. Rajasthani people are very fond of colourful costumes. Rajasthani men’s love for colourful turbans and Rajasthani women’s love for ornaments like colourful bangles, anklet, armlet, rings and earrings as well as full Ghaghra (Skirt) are well-known.
Handicraft of Rajasthan
One of the most colourful regions in India Rajasthan is a land which is endowed with invincible forts, splendid palaces, waves of sand dunes and serene lakes. One can observe an unusual diversity in the state of Rajasthan in its all forms – life style of people, culture, traditions, customs, costumes, cuisine, dialects and music.
But Rajasthan is famous not only for its magnificent monuments but also for handicrafts.