AHMEDABAD – INDIA’S FIRST WORLD HERITAGE CITY

INDIA’S FIRST WORLD HERITAGE CITY

Ahmedabad or Amdavad, which is located on the banks of the Sabarmati River, is the largest city of Gujarat and the fifth most populous city of India. The second largest cotton producing city has emerged as an important economic and industrial hub. The city celebrates a wide range of festivals including Uttarayan (annual kite-flying day), Rath Yatra, Deepavali, and nine nights of Navratri. The 606-year-old city is carrying the tag of India’s first World Heritage City as it joins Cusco (Peru), Rhodes (Greece), Sintra (Portugal), Bergen (Norway), Chengde (China), Zanzibar…

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WORLD’S SECOND TAJ MAHAL IS LOCATED IN SONARGON, BANGLADESH

Taj Mahal Bangladesh

World’s second Taj Mahal is located 10 miles away from the capital of Bangladesh in Sonargon towards the east direction. Completed in just five years, it is a measured copy of original Taj Mahal. A wealthy film-maker of Bangladesh, Ahsanullah Moni, invested USD$56 Million in building the ‘Copycat version of Taj Mahal‘ which was introduced in December 2008. Same as the Agra Taj, white marble was being used in the making of Bangla Taj. Owing to the use of advanced technology and machinery, it took less time than of original…

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JAIPUR – THE ANCIENT PINK CITY OF INDIA

Jaipur metro

The capital city of Rajasthan, founded on 18 November 1727, was once ranked among the seventh best places to visit in Asia. It was named after the founder Maharaja Jai Singh. Jaipur Municipal Corporation maintains the city which is a popular tourist destination and widely regarded as the pink city of India. The people living in this city speak Rajasthani, Marwari, Dhunadlai, Hindi and English. Jaipur’s architecture, culture Having three gates facing east, west, and north, the city was planned based on the principal of Shilpa Shasta and Vastu Shasta.…

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BIKANER – THE CAMEL CITY OF INDIA

Bikaner Camel Festival2

Dotted with the scores of sand ridges, the Bikaner City is located in the heart of Thar Desert; it has an extreme temperature with limited (yearly rainfall of 260 to 440 mm) rainfall. Owing to its hot semi-arid climate, the temperatures can touch 50°C in the summer and dip below freezing in the winter. The city which was founded by Rathore prince Rao Bikaji in 1486 is popularly known as the camel city. As we all know, the camels are regarded as the lifeline of the desert. Even the army…

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JODHPUR – THE BLUE CITY OF INDIA

jodhpur blue city

Jodhpur, the second largest city of Rajasthan, is a popular destination among international tourists. It features many places, forts and temples. This city was founded by in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the Rathore Empire. Jodhpur is a complete landscape of the Thar Desert. This city was founded by in 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief of the Rathore Empire. Enriched with forts and museums, the Jodhpur City is governed by Municipal Corporation which comes under urban agglomeration. Mandore gardens are among the leading tourist destinations…

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UDAIPUR – THE MOST ROMANTIC INDIAN CITY

Udaipur, the capital of Mewar kingdom in the former Rajputana Agency, was founded by Maharana Udai Singh (the father of Maharana Pratap) in 1559. The City of Lakes is located in the southern part of Rajasthan state and surrounded by the Aravali Range. As per British administrator James Tod, the city of museums, galleries, palaces, and sophisticated lake system is the most romantic spot on the Indian subcontinent. Udaipur is mainly driven by tourism, marble processing, and handicraft industry; but it is also rising as an educational hub. If you…

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JAISALMER – THE GOLDEN CITY OF INDIA

The Golden City of India lies in the heart of the Great Indian Desert, Thar Desert. The city is positioned in Rajasthan; it was established by Maharwal Jaisal Sing Rajput in 1156 AD. The yellow stand stone and the yellow sand have used in almost every single architecture of Jaisalmer – The Hill Fort of Jaisal. The city which is located 600 kilometers for from Jaipur offers hot and dry weather in the daytime but the nighttime temperature falls. People of Jaisalmer are cheerful, friendly, supportive and carrying high tolerance…

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KOTA – THE COACHING CAPITAL OF INDIA

Kota’s coaching industry

There was a time when princes of Kota were sent to Ajmer to study in Mayo College, but the scenario has taken a 360-degree turn. Now, Kota has turned into the go-to destination for young IIT-JEE and NEET-UG aspirants. Millions of students from all corners of the country are arriving in this city for education. Every year, around 2 lakh students move to Kota for their engineering or medical coaching. Hence, Kota has become the Coaching Capital of India. The aspirants from this city are capturing more than 30% of…

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TOP 300 CITIES IN INDIA: KOTA’S POPULATION, POPULATION DENSITY IN 2021

Kota's population

Kota or Kotah, situated on the banks of Chambal River, is the 46th most populous city in India and third most populous city in Rajasthan. The city located in the southeast of the northern Indian state of Rajasthan is with a population of over 1 million. Kota was once the part of the erstwhile Rajput kingdom of Bundi which became a separate princely state in the 17th century. It is one of the major coaching hubs of the country. KOTA’S POPULATION IN 2021 The population of Kota in 2001 was…

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WHY ARE HIMALAYAN GLACIERS MELTING FASTER THAN OTHER GLACIER ON THE PLANET?

Glaciers are melting

Central Asia, including the Himalayas, is the third largest deposit of ice and snow in the world. The Himalayan range stores about 12000 km of fresh water and offers about 15000 glaciers, including the Gangotri, Yamunotri, Khumbu, Lang tang and Zemu glacier. Most of the Himalayan glaciers enter in Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Arunachal Pradesh. World’s ten largest glaciers include Biofo glacier in Pakistan, Perito Morino glacier in Argentina, Maguire glacier, Glacier Bay in Alaska, Pastaze glacier in Austria, Furtwangler glacier in Tanzania, Fox and Franz…

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