Jaipur is the capital of the State of Rajsthan.It is also the largest city of the state also popularly known as the 'Pink City’. It is named as ‘Pink City’ in the year 1876 when the city was colored in terracotta pink to welcome Prince Albert. Since then a tradition is followed by Old Jaipur City residents regulated by local authorities. It is also the first planned city of India which has expanded with time.
                     Founded Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II on 18 November 1727, the ruler of Amber, the city today has a population of more than 3.1 million. Jaipur is a major business centre with all requisites of a metropolitan city. Now a days work is going on for Jaipur Metro Rail in fast speed. 
                    Jaipur has rich cultural heritage with world-famous fort, sprawling palace and vibrant bazaars, the Pink City is by far the most visited place in Rajasthan. The famous places of Jaipur includes- Govindji Temple, Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Moti Doongari, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Jagat Shiromani Temple, Jaigarh Frot, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Amber Palace and Fort complex, Swarghashuli/Isar Lat, Ram Niwas Bagh, Albert Hall, Dolls Museum, Sisodia Rani Garden, Vidyadhar Garden, Gaitore, Galta, Birla Planetarium, and Birla Auditorium and Convention Centre etc.

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Jaipur City at a Glance

Area                                                23.3 sq. km. approx
Altitude                                           431 m (above sea level)
Temperature - 
Summer                                          Average Max 40.6°C, Average Min. 25.8°C
Winter                                             Average Max. 22.0°C Average Min 8.3°C
Rainfall                                            64 cm
Season                                           September to March
Clothing                                          Summer - Tropical, Winter - Woolen
Languages                                    Hindi, Rajasthani & English