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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.
 
Ganganagar, also called Sri Ganganagar, is a city in Rajasthan state of western India. It is the administrative headquarters of Ganganagar District. It has an average elevation of 164 meters. It is named after the Maharaja of Bikaner Maharaja Ganga Singh who established it. It is said that the Maharaja wanted a city based on the design of Paris to be established and hence the map of the Old Ganganagar city will give you a glimpse of the map of Paris.
 
Desert land was converted to a lush green town credited to the efforts of the Maharaja who bought the Rajasthan canal which carries the excess waters of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the region, making Ganganagar known as the food basket of Rajasthan.
 
As of 2001 India censusGRIndia, Ganganagar had a population of 210,788. Males constitute 55 percent of the population and females 45 percent. Ganganagar has an average literacy rate of 71 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 76 percent, and female literacy is 64 percent. In Ganganagar, 13 percent of the population is under 6 years of age.
 
The city has been a center of learning since its early ages. Many notable education institutes include Surendra Dental College, Sri Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Sri Guru Nanak Khalsa Law College, Govt. Law College, Bhopal Wala Arya Higher Sen. Sec. School , Maharshi Dayanand College.
 
This town is famous for its many farms and fields. Main attractions include Gol Bazaar, Sukharia Circle, and the Hindumal Kot Border. Well known hotels include hotel Shagun and hotel Pagoda.now Sri Ganganagar has now become famous for manufacturing and exporting Kinnow.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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