Rajasthan is the biggest state in India with regards to area and encompasses 342,269 square kilometers or 132,150.8 sqaure miles, which is 10.41% of the total area of India. Its geographical coordinates are 26.57268 degrees north and 73.83902 degrees east.
Neighboring States of Rajasthan
Rajasthan is occupies the lion’s share of the Great Indian Desert, which is also referred to as the Thar Desert. It is surrounded by Pakistan in its west and by Gujarat in southwest. In its southeast it is bordered by Madhya Pradesh, in the north by Punjab and in the northeast by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Aravalli Range and Thar Desert are the major geographic features of the state. The Aravalli Range covers the state in a continuous stretch from the northeast to southwest and covers a distance of more than 850 kilometers.
Mount Abu is located at the southwestern part of Aravalli and is separated by West Banas River from the main range. The northwestern part of the state is mostly dry and sandy owing to the close proximity to the Thar Desert. It is regarded as a rain shadow region owing to the location of Aravalli Range with respect to the southwest monsoon winds the state receives from Arabian Sea. Bikaner is the biggest city in this region.