Jaipur, Evolution of an Indian City

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Jaipur, Evolution of an Indian City

Jaipur lies at a distance of about 200 miles from Delhi, 150 miles from Agra and 84 miles from Ajmer. Capital city of Rajasthan is located amidst the Aravali hill ranges at an altitude of about 430 m above sea level.

  • Latitude – 26 55’
  • Longitude – 75 50’

Map Showing Jaipur in Eastern Part of Rajasthan

The eastern Rajasthan, lying to the east and south east of the Aravalli divide includes the modern administrative districts of – Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Banswara, Dungarpur, Kota, Bundi, Baran, Jhalawar, Bhilwara, Ajmer, Jaipur, Tonk, Dausa, Dholpur, Karauli, Bharatpur and Alwar.
The current district of Jaipur lies in Eastern Rajasthan, in the Banas River basin and forms a part of Eastern Plain of Rajasthan.  The region is drained by a number of seasonal rivers of which Banganga, Dhundh and Bandi are prominent.

From the 10th century onwards, the…

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