Jodhpur District Map

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Jodhpur is a major district in the state of Rajasthan in India. Formerly a princely state, Jodhpur is located in the Marwar region and is a well-known tourist destination and a major commercial zone.

Jodhpur is surrounded by the districts of Nagaur, Ajmer, Pali and Jaisalmer. The headquarter of the district is located in the city of Jodhpur. The city of Jodhpur was founded in the 15th century by the rulers of the Rathore Rajput dynasty. After independence, the district was annexed to the state of Rajasthan.

Tourist Attractions in Jodhpur

Being a popular tourist destination, there are plenty of tourist attractions in Jodhpur. The district is known for its scenic beauty and rich cultural heritage and tradition. The sightseeing trips are offered by the local tourist board and other travel agencies. Some popular places to opt for sightseeing trips in the district are:
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace
  • Mehrangarh Fort
  • Nai Sarak Market
  • Jaswant Thada
  • The Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park
  • Spice Paradise

Hotels in Jodhpur

There are various types of hotels in Jodhpur. They offer standard accommodation with a blend of luxury. There are luxury and heritage hotels, middle range hotels as well as economy and budget hotels. Most of the hotels are located at a close proximity to the main city center. Some of the renowned hotels in this district are:
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur
  • Ratan Vilas
  • RAAS
  • Mandore Guest House
  • WelcomHeritage Bal Samand Lake Palace
  • WelcomHotel Jodhpur- Member ITC's hotel group
  • Devi Bhawan
  • Vivanta by Taj - Hari Mahal, Jodhpur
  • Ajit Bhawan
  • Ranbanka Palace

Fairs and Festivals in Jodhpur

  • Marwar Festival
  • Gangaur
  • Baithmaar Gangaur Mela
  • Teej
  • Nag Panchami Fair
  • Sheetla Mata Fair
  • Baba Ramdev Pir Mela
  • Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF)

Educational Institutions in Jodhpur

  • Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur
  • National Law University Jodhpur
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology Jodhpur
  • Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Rajasthan Ayurved University
  • Jai Narain Vyas University
  • Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur
  • Footwear Design and Development Institute Jodhpur
  • Indian Institute of Handloom Technology
Apart from these, there are research institutions too. Some of them are Arid Forest Research Institute, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Desert Medicine Research Centre, Botanical Survey of India, Defence Research and Development Organisation and MBM Engineering College.

When to Visit Jodhpur

Like other parts of Rajasthan, the climate of Jodhpur is mainly dry. The summer months are hot while the winter months are cool. The ideal time to go on a trip to this beautiful district is between the months of October and March.

How to Reach Jodhpur

Jodhpur district can be accessed through various routes. The nearest commercial airport is located in the city of Udaipur. Jodhpur is also connected by train and bus services which will take you to places like Agra, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Delhi, Chandigarh, to name a few.

Facts of Jodhpur District
District HQJodhpur
Population (2011)1,137,815
Sex Ratio916
Area (km2)289.6 km2
Density (/km2)3,900/km2
TehsilsBhopalgarh, Bilara, Jodhpur, Luni, Osian, Phalodi, Shergarh
Lok Sabha ConstituenciesJodhpur, Pali
Assembly ConstituenciesBhopalgarh, Bilara, Jodhpur, Lohawat, Luni, Osian, Phalodi, Sardarpura, Shergarh, Soorsagar, Pokran
LanguagesHindi, Rajasthani including Marwari
RiversLuni, Mithri
Travel DestinationsMehrangarh Fort, Jaswant Thada, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Government Museum, Rai-ka-Bag Palace, Umed Garden, Raj Ranchhodji Temple, Achal Nath Shivalaya, Siddhnath Shiv temple, Ganesh Temple, Mandor, Balsammand Lake & Palace, Kaylana Lake, Guda Bishnoi, Jaswant Sagar Dam etc.
Government Colleges/UniversitiesJai Narain Vyas University, Government College (Jodhpur) Govt. College (Balesar), Govt. College (Balesar), J.N.M.P. Government College, S.P.M. Government PG College, S.S.D.C.L.B. Government Girls College etc.


Last Updated on : February 7, 2017