The location of Bikaner is in the desert districts of north western Rajasthan. The city of camels is situated at an elevation of 238 meters above sea level. The longitude wise location of Bikaner is in between the longitudes of 71 degree 54 minutes and 74 degrees 12 minutes east of Prime Meridian. Whereas latitude wise Bikaner lies in between the latitudes of 27 degree 11 minutes and 29 degree 3 minutes north of Equator. The land area of Bikaner is estimated around 27244 square kilometers.
Nearby Cities of Bikaner
Bikaner shares its boundary with Jaisalmer and Pakistan in the west, Churu in the east, districts of Sri Ganganagar in the north and Nagpur and Jodhpur in the south-east.
Distance of Bikaner from Important Cities
Bikaner is situated 615 kilometers away from Delhi, 1496 kilometers away from Mumbai, 320 kilometers from Jaipur and 945 kilometers away from Ahmedabad.
Accessibility of Bikaner
The location of Bikaner is ideal as it is easily approachable from all three modes of transport i.e., rail, road and air. The nearest airport is Jodhpur Airport which is 235 kilometers away from Bikaner. The city is connected with all the major Indian cities through rail and road.
Tourist Attractions in and around Bikaner
Following are some of the must visit places in and around Bikaner:
- Junagarh Fort
- Karni Mata Mandir
- Laxmi Niwas Palace
- Lalgarh Palace
- Shiv Bari Temple
Last Updated on 07 August 2012