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Jodhpur


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Best Tourist Season (September - March)
Airport: Well connected from Agra, Aurangabad, Delhi, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Mumbai, and Udaipur
Railway: Jodhpur is linked by rail with Agra, Ahmedabad, Ajmer, Bikaner, Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkata, and Udaipur.
Road: Ajmer 210 km, Bikaner 245 km, Barmer 225 km, Delhi 595 km, Devgarh 223 km, Jaisalmer 290 km, Jaipur 335 km, Jhalamand 10 km, Jojawar 160 km, Kishangarh 244 km, Khimsar 90 km, Kumbhalgarh 270 km, Luni 24 km, Makrana 190 km, Mandore 9 km, Manwar Resort 111 km, Mt. Abu 264 km, Nagaur 130 km, Osian 60 km, Pali 85 km, Pokaran 186 km, Pushkar 220 km, Rohet 50 km, Ranakpur 190 km, Roopangarh 260 km, Samode 375 km, Sardarsamand 60 km, Sodawas 90 km, Udaipur 275 km

Introduction
The former capital of Marwar state - Jodhpur, was founded in 1459 by Rao Jodha who claimed descent form Lord Rama (the hero of the epic Ramayana). Jodhpur city was built as a result of warring brothers and the second largest city of Rajasthan State.
Mehrangarh - the massive fort came first and around the fort - grew the city of Jodhpur protected by a high stone wall with seven gates (Nagauri Gate, Merati Gate, Sojati Gate, Jalori Gate, Siwanchi Gate and Chand Pol) and countless bastions. Today - the city has grown on all sides of Mehrangarh Fort, to become the second largest city of Rajasthan. Jodhpur - still the leading centres for cattle, camels, salt and agriculture crops.

Geography
Jodhpur located at 26.29° N 73.03° E.
Average elevation 232 mtrs (761 feet).

Area
Jodhpur is 75.50 km (29 sq m)

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Climate
Summer maximum of 42°C and minimum 37°C
Winters maximum 28°C and minimum 15°C
Railfall 31 cm

Demographics
Population 846,408 (as of 2001 India census)
Males 53%
Females 47%
Jodhpur has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%.
Male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 58%.
In Jodhpur, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Sightseeing in Jodhpur
Mehrangarh Fort:
Jaswant Thada:
Umaid Bhawan Palace:
Girdikot and Sardar Market:
Tulhati Mahal:
Museum:

Excursions:
Balsamand:
Mandore:
Mahamandir Temple:
Kailana Lake:
Osian:
Balsamand Lake Garden:
Dhawa:
Nagaur:
Rohit Fort:


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