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The state has four main geographical features: (i) The Shivalik hills in the north, source of main seasonal rivers; (ii) The Ghaggar-Yamuna plain, which is divided into two parts—the higher one called ‘Bangar’ and the lower one ‘Khadar’; (iii) A semi-desert plain, bordering the state of Rajasthan and (iv) The Aravalli Hills in the south, a dry area with uneven landscape.

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Quiz on Indian and World Geography with Answers: Set 14 has published quiz on Indian and World Geography. It will improve the performance of the students.

Recommended for : Haryana , Punjab , Monsoon

Quiz on Indian states and their establishment

Here you can find the quiz on Indian states and their establishment in interactive form.

Recommended for : Andhra Pradesh , Haryana , Orissa

भारत और विश्व भूगोल पर प्रश्नोत्तरी: Set- 20

जागरण जोश.कॉम ने भारत और विश्व भूगोल पर प्रश्नोत्तरी प्रकाशित किया है. यह छात्रों के प्रदर्शन में न केवल सुधार करेगा बल्कि उनकी मानसिक क्षमता में भी वृद्धि करेगा.

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भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना: प्रश्नोत्तरी Set- 3

जागरण जोश डाट कॉम भारत की राजनीतिक संरचना  पर प्रश्नोत्तरी प्रकाशित करता है, जो प्रतियोगी छात्रों के साथ ही साथ जागरूक पाठकों हेतु उपयोगी है.

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Lakes: Brahma Sarovar

Brahma Sarovar lake is located in Thanesar, Haryana

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Archaeological Sites in India: Asigarh Fort

Asigarh Fort is located in Hansi town of Haryana, India

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Archaeological Sites in India: Firoz Shah Palace Complex

Firoz Shah Palace Complex is located in the city of Hisar in Haryana, India.

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Archaeological Sites in India: Nahar Singh Mahal

Nahar Singh Mahal is located at Ballabhgarh in Faridabad district of Haryana.

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Rajasthan: Geography

Rajasthan is placed in the north-western division of India. It is surrounded by Pakistan in the North-West and the West. On the Northern and North-Eastern side it is bounded by the states of Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, on the Eastern and South-Eastern parts by Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh respectively and on the South-West by Gujarat. The Tropic of Cancer passes through its South tip in its Banswara district. The capital of Rajasthan is Jaipur.

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Administrative division

India is a union of States and Union Territories For the purposes of administration, India is divided into 29 States (Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh) and 7 Union Territories. Delhi, the capital of India, is the largest metropolis in India.

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The Jats

The Jats came into existence in the seventeenth century, when they formed a powerful kingdom at Bharatpur after rebelled against the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. But rebel, they spread mainly in the rural regions of Haryana, Punjab, western parts of the Ganga Doab and eastern were founding various small kingdoms in the region. Suraj Mal was the only Jat leader who welded the scattered Jats in one powerful state. Some of the leaders of the community were Gokla, Rajaram, Churaman, Badan Singh, Suraj Mal.

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Forests in India

2. Tropical Found in places with Chhotanagpur Plateau Deciduous or rain Tall between covering east Madhya Monsoon 150 to 200 cm. Pradesh, south Bihar, west • Trees are 30 to 45 Orissa and along the metres tall. Shiwaliks in the north. • Important trees are sal, teak, shisham, sandalwood, etc. 3. Tropical Dry  Found where rainfall Maharashtra, Andhra is between 75 to Pradesh, Karnataka, Punjab, 100 cm. Haryana, Tamil Nadu, • Trees are 6 to 9 northern and western parts of metres tall. Madhya Pradesh. • Important trees are neem, shisham, babul, pipal, mango, etc.

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Distribution of Rainfall

The average rainfall in India is 125 cm. The South-west monsoon constituted 75% of the total rainfall (June to September), 13% of it by north-east monsoon (October to December), 10% of it by pre monsoon cyclonic rainfall (mainly in April and May and 2% of it by western disturbances (December to February).  The western coast and North-Eastern India receive over about 400 cm of rainfall annually. However, it is less than 60 cm in western Rajasthan and adjoining parts of Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab.

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Canal Irrigation

Canal irrigation is the most important form of irrigation in India. It is cheaper.  About half 165.97 lakh hectare land was irrigated by canals during 2008-09. About half of it is limited to the states situated in the Northern large plain. The maximum part of the total irrigated area of the country by canals is in Uttar Pradesh. Other major states where irrigation is done by canals are Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Bihar. There are two types- Inundation Canal and Perennial Canals.

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