10 Interesting Facts About Jaipur

Facts About Jaipur

Facts About Jaipur

  • On 6 July 2019, UNESCO World Heritage Committee inscribed Jaipur the ‘Pink City of India’ among its World Heritage Sites.
  • After independence in 1947, Jaipur was made the capital of the newly-formed state of Rajasthan.
  • Jaipur was founded in 1727 by the Rajput ruler Jai Singh II, the ruler of Amer, after whom the city is named.
  • Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan.
  • Jaipur was ranked the 7th best place to visit in Asia, According to TripAdvisor’s 2015 Traveller’s Choice Awards for Destination.
  • The estimated Population of Jaipur is 3.8 Million, as of 2020.
  • The city of Jaipur was painted pink for the grand welcome of Prince Edward of Wales.
  • Jaipur is located at 26.92°N 75.82°E. It has an average elevation of 432 meters (1417 feet).
  • The world’s largest free literary festival takes places in Jaipur.
  • Jaipur Walled City was built in an area of 5 km square spread across 9 blocks.
Facts About Jaipur, India
Interesting Facts About Jaipur