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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Jhalawar is one of the famous cities in India. Jhalawar city in southeastern Rajasthan. It was the capital of the former princely state of Jhalawar, and is the administrative headquarters of Jhalawar District.In old days known as Brijnagar. It has an average elevation of 312 metres. As of 2001 India census India, Jhalawar had a population of 48,049.
 
The chief town of Jhalawar, also known as Patan or Jhalrapatan, was founded by Zalim Singh in 1796, by the side of an artificial lake. It was the centre of trade for the eponymous princely state, the chief exports of the which were opium, oil-seeds and cotton. The former ruling family of Jhalawar belonged to the Jhala clan of Rajputs, and their ancestors were petty chiefs of Halwad in the district of Jhalawar, in Kathiawar.
 
Jhalawar is a unique combination of legends and folklore, of rocky terrain on one side and dense forests and rivers on the other. Fascination within the kaleidoscope of magnificent forts, palaces, temples, each with a splendid architectural creation having a legend of its own. Jhalawar and surroundings still retain the medieval flavor keeping alive the timeless tradition in its rich arts, crafts, colorful markets and vibrant people wearing multi-hued costumes and a bright smile.
 
Fairs and Festivals bring the great riot of color and music into the lives of people of Rajasthan. Rajasthan's tradition can be captured at its festive best at the fairs and festivals, which are dazzlingly theatrical and lively. Major Fairs include Chandrabhaga Kartik Fair, Major Festivals include Holi etc.
 
Attraction places in Jhalawar are Jhalawar fort, Government Museum, Bhawani Natyashala, Rein Basera, Chandrabhaga temple, Gagron fort, Jhalarapatan etc. Jhalrapatan is a town in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan state in India. It is an ancient place. It is said to be city of temples, the bells of which sounded in the ancient city hence named Jhalrapatan or city of bells . Some say the name originated from the tribe Jhala of regent Jalim Simha.

Jhalawar is the kind of town you daydream about. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history.

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