Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Introduction of Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is situated in the western most part of the state of Rajasthan, the heart of the great Thar Desert. Its neighboring Pakistan on its western side. Legend has it that Rawal Jaisal laid the foundation of the city in 1156 AD. Over the years the remote location of Jaisalmer kept it almost untouched by outside influences and even during the days of Raj, Jaisalmer was the last o sign the instrument of agreement with the British. Jaisalmer is a marvel of beautiful culture and harsh climatic conditions, together amounting to a memorable experience.
Jaisalmer at a Glance :- General Information
Area :: 5.1 sq km.
Altitude :: 225 mts
Temperature :: Summer Max 41.6 °C Min 25.0 °C
Winter Max 23.6 °C Min 7.9 °C
Rainfall :: Rainfall varies from to 15 cms.
Languages :: Rajasthani, Marwari, Hindi and English.
Population. :: 76000 Lakhs

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