Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Introduction of Mount Abu

Mount abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. It is about 180 km away from Jodhpur. Mount abu is more than just a summer retreat. Its also a pilgrimage place as well as hill station site. Besides the temples and sites of historical importance, Mount abu also rich in natural scenic beauties. Abu’ according to a legend. stands for the son of Himalayan, deriving its name from Arbuada, the powerful serpent who rescued Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva, from a chasm.
Mount Abu at a glance :-
General Information
Area :: 25 sq km
Altitude :: 1220 metres above sea level
Temperature :: Summer Max 33.8° C Min 23.3° C
winter Max 28.3° C Min 11.6° C
Rainfall :: Average rainfall varies from 65-177 cms.
Languages :: Rajasthani, Hindi and English.
Population :: 22,945

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