Jaipur, northern India

Jaipur was founded in 1728 and was the capital of the former Jaipur State, until the state was made a part of Rjasthan in 1949. Jairpur is the capital of Rajasthan State

The city is within an agricultural and mining region and is an important transportation junction and commercial center for the area. A large banking business, railroad workshops, and plants producing jewelry and textiles are here. cotfab.com - ahujaoverseas.com - salimspaper.com -  Carpets: artageindia.com - bairajgroupindia.com - clothes: unilegwear.com

The city follows a grid plan, with rectangular blocks created by broad intersecting avenues and streets. It is surrounded by a fortified wall about 6 m (about 20 ft) thick.

Among places of interest are an astronomical observatory, the vast palace of the maharajas, and the University of Rajasthan (1947). Other institutions of higher learning, including a free college and a school of art, are also located in the city.

Population (1991) 1,454,678.

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Major cities near Jaipur:

Ahmedabad Mumbai

Delhi
258 km

Agra Kanpur

 

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