What is the old name of Ajmer?

What is the old name of Ajmer?

Ajmer was originally known as Ajayameru. The city was founded by an 11th-century Chahamana king Ajaydeva.

What was the capital of Ajmer?

Ajmer State was a separate state within India from 1950 to 1956 with Ajmer as its capital. Ajmer State was formed in 1950 out of the territory of former province of Ajmer-Merwara, which became a province of the Indian Union on 15 August 1947. It formed an enclave within the state of Rajasthan.

What is the old name of Rajasthan?

Rajput fort overlooking (foreground) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India, designated a World Heritage site in 2013. Rajasthan, meaning “The Abode of the Rajas,” was formerly called Rajputana, “The Country of the Rajputs” (sons of rajas [princes]).

Which city is known as Heart of Rajasthan?

The correct answer is Ajmer. Ajmer was founded by Raja Ajaypal Chauhan in the 7th century AD. Ajmer is the central district in Rajasthan state located at a distance of 135 km from the state capital Jaipur. The Ajmer is situated on the lower slopes of the Aravalli hills.

What is the second capital of Rajasthan?

Other important cities are Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Ajmer, Bharatpur and Udaipur. The economy of Rajasthan is the seventh-largest state economy in India with ₹10.20 lakh crore (US$130 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of ₹118,000 (US$1,500)….

Capital Jaipur
Largest city Jaipur

What was the previous capital of Rajasthan?

Maharaj Jai Singh officially founded Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, in 1727. During the initial period of his reign, Amber was his capital. Amber lies 11 km away from Jaipur. With increased population and scarcity of water in Amber, he shifted his capital to Jaipur.

What is the nickname of Rajasthan?


City/town Nickname
Jaipur Pink City of India Mini Kashi Heritage City Capital of Rajasthan Paris of India Rajwaro ka Shahar
Ajmer Khwaja ki Nagri
Udaipur City of Lakes Venice of the East White City
Sariska Tiger Reserve

Who used Rajasthan word first?

Present day Ajmer city became the base of British Raj, while the other princely states were ruled by the Rajput rulers. The term ‘Rajasthan’ was coined under British Raj after nineteen different Rajput rulers signed treaty to come under a single pact.