Fact File

Location North-western India; shares domestic borders with the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat
Area 342,239 sq. km. (Largest state in India)
Districts 33
Cities & Towns 222
State Capital Jaipur
Major Cities Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer, Bikaner, Bhilwara, Alwar
Population 68.5 million (Economic Review 2020-21)
Population Density 200 persons per sq. km. (Economic Review 2020-21)
Literacy 66.11% (Economic Review 2020-21)
State GDP INR 9579.12 billion (at current prices: 2020-21)
Per Capita Income INR 1093.86 billion (at current prices: 2020-21)
Geography The Aravalli Range, which stretches from the north-eastern to south-western part of the state, divides it. The western region is mostly a desert while the eastern region is fertile.
Key Industries Cement and other mineral-based industries, Textile, Tourism, Gems & Jewellery, Dimension Stones (marble and granite) and Agro-Processing.
Major Exports Gems & Jewellery, Woolen Carpets, Hand-Printed Apparels & Furnishings, Tie & Dye Clothes, Handicraft Articles, Marble, Granite, and Engineering Goods
Emerging Industries Auto & Auto-Component and EV, Solar Component Manufacturing, IT & ITeS, Ceramics & Glass, Oil & Gas, Power Generation and Road Construction
Currency Indian Rupee (Rs.); $1=Rs.74; £1=Rs.100; (Rounded-off exchange values as on 12 Nov 2021)
Languages English, Hindi and Rajasthani dialects