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  • 1. RAJASTHAN The Land Of Royalty
  • 2. Geography of Rajasthan  <ul><li>Rajasthan, lies between 23°30' and 30°11'North latitudes and 69° 29' and 78 ° 17' East longitudes at the northwestern part of India </li></ul><ul><li>It is one of the biggest states in the country </li></ul><ul><li>. Rajasthan is edged by Pakistan in the west and northwest, the states of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana in the north and northeast. The state of Madhya Pradesh lies in the southeast and Gujrat in the southwest. </li></ul><ul><li>The Tropic of Cancer passes across the southern point of the state in the Banswara district. </li></ul><ul><li>The capital city of Rajasthan is Jaipur.  </li></ul>
  • 3. Topography of Rajasthan <ul><li>The soil and vegetation of Rajasthan alters with its wide-ranging topography of the state and the availability of water. </li></ul><ul><li>Rajasthan soils are mostly sandy, saline, alkaline and chalky (calcareous), Clay, loamy and black lava . </li></ul><ul><li>The Mount Abu is the only hill station of the state which houses the loftiest summit of the Aravali ranges- Guru Shikhar Peak .  </li></ul><ul><li>Only 9.36% of the total geographical region lies under forest vegetation </li></ul>
  • 4. Flora and Fauna <ul><li>The shallow wetlands of eastern Rajasthan are dotted by shrubs, creeper, bushes and herbs. </li></ul><ul><li>  Common trees found in the Keoladeo National Park include babul (and khejri . </li></ul><ul><li>TheRanthambore National Park has about 75 tree species which includes Dhak , peepal , banyan , ber and khajur prominently. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 30 species of grasses, 13 types of shrubs and over hundred of medicinal species. Trees found in the hilly area of Mount Abu includes salar , bamboo , dhav , mango and jamun . </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Peepal tree </li></ul>bamboo Babul tree Flora of Rajasthan
  • 6. Fauna of Rajasthan <ul><li>The faunal wealth of the Rajasthan presents a vivid spectrum ranging from mammals and reptiles to bird life. </li></ul><ul><li>. Black buck (kala hiran) promintently inhabit the Jodhpur region and the small herds of Indian gazelle (chinkara) are found in the sandy deserts. </li></ul><ul><li>The robust blue bull (Nilgai) is spotted frequently on open plains and in the foot hills of the Aravalis. </li></ul><ul><li>The four horned antelope (chau singha) lives in the hilly regions. </li></ul><ul><li>Of the deer family, sambar and the spotted deer (chital) is found in forests </li></ul><ul><li>  Of the monkeys only rhesus macauqe (bandar) and langur predominantly harbour in the vicinity of the Aravali </li></ul>
  • 7. Fauna of Rajasthan <ul><li>The best known of the cat family in Rajasthan is the Indian tiger (bagh). Termed as an endangered species, tigers are now in the protection of national parks in Ranthambhore and Sariska </li></ul><ul><li>.   Another of the threatened species is leopard or panthar (baghera) found in the rocky outcrops in the Aravalis and open arid countryside in Jodhpur area.  </li></ul><ul><li>Rajasthan has not only nearly extinct water birds migrating from Siberia (over 6000 km) but also from the south of the Himalayas. </li></ul><ul><li>TheKeoladeo National Park in Bharatpur has almost 375 bird species and of great interest is the world's tallest black necked stork . </li></ul><ul><li>The rare Indian bustard and the grey patridge are the birds of open scrub forestes of Rajasthan. </li></ul>
  • 8. Robust Blue bull Four horned antelope Tigers Black buck Langur Fauna of Rajasthan
  • 9. Great Indian Bustard Grey Patridge Black necked stork
  • 10. Map of Rajasthan
  • 11. Chittorgarh Fort
  • 12. Chittorgarh Fort <ul><li>Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of  Rajasthan . </li></ul><ul><li>The fort, plainly known as  Chittor , was the capital of  Mewar  and is today situated several kilometres by road south of  Bhilwara . </li></ul><ul><li>  It is stated that the fort was constructed by the  Mauryans  during the 7th century AD and hence derives its name after the Mauryan ruler, Chitrangada Mori  as per inscriptions on coins of the period . </li></ul><ul><li>The fort has seven gates namely the Padan Pol, Bhairon Pol, Hanuman Pol, Ganesh Pol, Jodla Pol, Laxman Pol and the main entry gate of Ram Pol (Lord  Rama 's Gate). The  Vijay Stambha  or Jay Stamba, called the symbol of Chittor, was erected by Rana Khumba  </li></ul>
  • 13. City Palace , Udaipur
  • 14. City Palace,Udaipur <ul><li>City Palace, Udaipur, is a palace complex in  Udaipur , in the Indian state  Rajasthan . I </li></ul><ul><li>t was built by the Maharana Udai Mirza Singh as the capital of the  Sisodia   Rajput clan  in 1559, after he moved from  Chittor . </li></ul><ul><li>It is located on the east bank of the  Lake Pichola  and has several palaces built within its complex </li></ul><ul><li>Gateways, are set to the east of Udaipur city that was established by Maharana Udai Singh II, concurrently with the City Palace. A number of impressive gateways provide access to the palace complex. </li></ul><ul><li>The main entry from the city is through the 'Bara Pol' (Great Gate), which leads to the first courtyard. Bara Pol  </li></ul>
  • 15. Keoladeo Ghana National Park <ul><li>The Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in  Bharatpur ,  Rajasthan ,  India  is a famous  avifauna  sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>That has seen thousands of rare and highly endangered birds such as the  Siberian Crane  come here mostly during the winter season. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 230 species of birds are known to have made the  National Park  their home. </li></ul><ul><li>It is also a major tourist centre with scores of  ornithologists arriving here in the hibernal season. </li></ul>
  • 16. Keoladeo Ghana National Park
  • 17. Ranthambore National Park <ul><li>Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest  national parks  in  northern   India . It is situated in  Sawai Madhopur  district of southeastern  Rajasthan ,  </li></ul><ul><li>Ranthambore  wildlife  sanctuary is known for its tigers and is one of the best places in India to see these majestic predators in the  jungle . </li></ul><ul><li>Tigers can be easily spotted even during the day time. </li></ul><ul><li>A good time to visit Ranthambore National Park is in November and May when the nature of the dry deciduous forests makes sightings common. </li></ul>
  • 18. Ranthambore National Park
  • 19. Rajasthani Culture-A Glimpse <ul><li>Rajasthan is culturally rich and has artistic and cultural traditions which reflect the ancient Indian way of life. There is rich and varied  folk culture  from villages which is often depicted and is symbolic of the state. Highly cultivated classical music and dance with its own distinct style is part of the cultural tradition of Rajasthan . </li></ul><ul><li>Rajasthan is known for its traditional, colorful art. The block prints, tie and dye prints, Bagaru prints, Sanganer prints, and  Zari  embroidery are major export products from Rajasthan .  </li></ul><ul><li>The  Ghoomar  dance from Udaipur and  Kalbeliya  dance of  Jaisalmer  have gained international recognition. </li></ul><ul><li>Handicraft items like wooden furniture and handicrafts, carpets, and blue pottery are some of the things commonly found here.  </li></ul>
  • 20. Rajasthani Culture-A Glimpse Puppet Show Ghoomar dance
  • 21. Paintings Food Rajasthani Culture-A Glimpse Music
  • 22. Thank You

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