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Largest State in India | By Population Wise and By Area Wise

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Largest State According to Area

With respect to the area Rajasthan is the largest state. Area wise it covers 342,239 sq. kms. 10.4% of India is represented by Rajasthan. 

In terms of area Rajasthan is followed by Madhya Pradesh which is 342,239 sq. kms then followed by Maharashtra which is 308,245 sq. kms and then comes Uttar Pradesh which is 240,928 sq. kms. 

Rajasthan is the 7th most populated state of India. The population of Rajasthan is 74,791,568 people. 

Rajasthan is also known as Land of The kings. Because Rajasthan was ruled by monarchs and in Rajasthan there are so many forts which make it Land of Kings. 

In western side of India Rajasthan is located. Rajasthan was established on 26thjan 1950. Capital of Rajasthan i Jaipur. Jaipur is largest city of Rajasthan 

Places to Visit in Rajasthan

  • Dilwara Temples 
  • Mount Abu 
  • Keoladeo National park 
  • Sariska National Reserve 
  • Aravali mountain Range 
  • Indus Valley civilization 
  • Lakes in Udaipur 
  • Forts in Jaipur 
  • Bikaner 
  • Ajmer fort 
  • Bhangarh(Haunted Fort): It is also considered as most haunted place of India. 
  • Thar Dessert. 

Rajasthan is also known for its spicy and vegetarian food. Here one can find variety of vegetarian food because most of the people here are vegetarians. 

Modern state of Rajasthan carries history of archeological as well as cultural heritage. 

RajasthanHere most of the people are Marwari. Generally people speak Marwari language in Rajasthan.

Dressing style of Rajasthani people is different here Women wears Ghaghara choli and men wears Dhoti kurta, this is the traditional dress. On many occasions ladies wears Lehariya costumes. 

In Rajasthan Kota is known for its coaching classes for IIT and Nits.  

Lots of tourist visits Rajasthan every year. Here Thar Desert is known as the Great Indian Desert.

Rajasthan is a land of Dunes, sand, Deserts and rocks. It is a land full of colors. Rajasthan is surrounded by Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab.

Official language of Rajasthan is Hindi. Here literacy ratio is very low most of the people are illiterate in Rajasthan because of BalVivah most people remains uneducated. Most typical problem of Rajasthan is BalVivah. 

Literacy ratio of Rajasthan is 68% which is very low. Jaipur of Rajasthan is from one of the most visiting places of India it is also known as Pink City.

Main festivals of Rajasthan are Teej, Gangaur, Holi, Diali, MakarSankranti, Janmashtami.

There are many religions in Rajasthan such as Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Islam and some other also. Connectivity to Rajasthan is through Roadways, Airways and railways. Airports of Rajasthan are in Jaipur Jodhpur and Udaipur; these are the main airports. 

There are two National Tiger reserves in Rajasthan

  1. Ranthambore 
  2. Sariska Tiger reserve

 Largest State According to Population

Uttar PradeshAccording to population Uttar Pradesh is largest state in India. The population is around 199,581,477 and the population density is 830 people per square km. 

Uttar Pradesh is followed by Maharashtra in which population is 112,372,972 then Bihar in which the population is 103,804,637 and then west Bengal in which population is 91,347,736. 

Uttar Pradesh is 4th largest state in terms of area. The total area of Uttar Pradesh is 240,928 sq. km and it covers 6.89% of Indian land. 

Economy wise Uttar Pradesh is in 3rd position. Largest part of Uttar Pradesh economy is agriculture industry. 

Lucknow is capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is surrounded by Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi, Nepal, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. 

Places to Visit in Uttar Pradesh 

  • ChauraChauri 
  • Agra 
  • Mathura 
  • Vrindavan 
  • Budaun 
  • Meerut 
  • Ballia 

Here most popular language is Brij bhasa. This state is considered as very pure state of India and is fully endowed with rich cultural heritage. Cities such as Lucknow, Allahabad etc are considered as “Tazeeb” cities where people give respect to each other as compared to other cities in India.

Uttar Pradesh is located in Northern part of India.

This state is birth Place of Lord Rama, Krishna, Gautama Buddha and more legends. The great legend and celebrity Mr Amitabh Bachan hails from the city of Allahabad, which is one of the busiest and largest cities in Uttar Pradesh  

Previously Uttar Pradesh was known as United Provinces. Official language of Uttar Pradesh is Hindi and Urdu and literacy ratio of Uttar Pradesh is 69.72%.

Uttar Pradesh Consist of 75 Districts. Connectivity of Uttar Pradesh is via roadways, railways and airways.

Uttarakhand was separated from Uttar Pradesh on 2000, where all the Himalayan hilly region was given to the new state. 

Between September and November is the best time to visit this state. Allahabad, Mathura, Ayodhya attracts people over the world. 

Most Popular Festivals of Uttar Pradesh are Rama NavmiDiwali, Makar Sankrati, JanmastmiEidChhath Puja.  

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