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Physical Regions of Rajasthan

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Rajasthan is divided into four main physical regions which are as follows:-

1:- Western Desert Plains

2:- Aravalli Region (part of Gondwana land) Gurushikar 1722 m

3:- Eastern Plains

4:- Hadoti Region (Black Soil)

Western Desert Plains 

It has following sub regions:

  • ghagar plains
  • shekhawati region
  • nagori highlands
  • luni basin

It covers 61.11% area (highest) and 40 % population (highest)

Climate it dry and extreme hot and soil is sandy

Crops:-bajara,grams,wheat

Rivers: - luni, ghaghar, kakni,kantli

Aravalli Region

It has following sub regions:

  • north east aravali region
  • mid aravali region
  • mevar hills or bhorat highlands
  • abu mountains

It covers 9% area and 10 % population

Climate it semiarid and rainfall is 50cm-100cm and soil is brown-black, mountainous

Crops:-Maize, jawar, grams, wheat

Rivers: - banas, Kothari, khari, sabarmati, vakal

Eastern Plains 

It has following sub regions:

  • chambal basin
  • banas basin
  • mahi basin
  • banganga basin

It covers 23% area and 39 % population

Climate it semiarid and rainfall is 50cm-80cm and soil is yellow

Crops:-wheat, gram, pulses, sugarcane, peanuts, jawar

Hadoti Region (Black Soil)

It has following sub regions:

  • Deccan highlands
  • Vindhyan region

It covers 6.89% area and 11 % population

Climate it semiarid and rainfall is 80cm-100cm and soil is volcanic

Crops:-tobacco, opium, soya bean

Rivers: - chambal, kali, sindh, parvati, parvan, aahu, nevaj

 

Administrative Division of Rajasthan 

Note: These facts are highly important as RPSC has tendency of asking these facts

  • Total Divisions in Rajasthan संभाग - 7
  • Number of Districts in Rajasthan जिले  - 33
  • No. of sub division उपखण्ड - 244
  • Jila Prishad जिला परिषद - 33
  • नगर निकाय - 184
  • Municipal Corporations नगर निगम - 5
  • Municipal Councils नगर परिषद - 13
  • Municipalities नगरपालिकाएं - 166
  • Number of Tehsil in Rajasthan तहसील - 244
  • Sub Tehsil उप तहसील - 104
  • पटवार मण्डल  - 10040
  • Cities in Rajasthan State नगर  - 297
  • No. of Panchayat Samitis - पंचायत समितियां   249
  • Gram Panchayat ग्राम पंचायत – 9,177
  • Number of villages in Rajasthan ग्राम – 39, 753
  • Assembly Seats in Rajasthan विधानसभा सदस्य -  200
  • Parliament Seats लोकसभा सदस्य - 25
  • Rajya Sabha Seats राज्यसभा सदस्य - 10
  • जिला प्रमुख - 33
  • Pradhan प्रधान - 249
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