AJMER HOLY CITY OF INDIA.

July 29, 2020 By Swapnil Suryawanshi

Ajmer

City in Rajasthan :

Ajmer is a city in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. South of the city’s artificial Ana Sagar Lake is Ajmer Sharif Dargah, the domed shrine of the Muslim Sufi saint Garib Nawaz. Nearby, a 16th-century palace built by the Mughal emperor Akbar now houses the Ajmer Government Museum, displaying armor and stone sculptures. A museum at the Indo-Saracenic–style Mayo College exhibits art and taxidermied birds.

Named for‎: ‎Ajayaraja I‎ or ‎Ajayaraja IICountry‎: ‎IndiaState‎: ‎RajasthanPIN‎: ‎305001 to 305023‎Ajmer Sharif Dargah · ‎History of Ajmer · ‎Ajmer district · ‎Ajmer State

Elevation: 480 mWeather: 34 °C, Wind W at 6 km/h, 56% HumidityPopulation: 5.43 lakhs (2011)Local time: Wednesday, 12:11 pmTelephone code: 0145, +91145.

CountryIndia
StateRajasthan
DistrictAjmer
Founded byAjayaraja I or Ajayaraja II
Named forAjayaraja I or Ajayaraja II
Government
 • BodyAjmer Development Authority (ADA), Ajmer Municipal corporation (AMC)
Elevation480 m (1,570 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Metropolis542,321
 • Urban551,101
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN305001 to 305023
Telephone code0145, +91145
Vehicle registrationRJ-01(Ajmer)RJ-36 (Beawar) RJ-42 (Kishangarh)RJ-48 (Kekri)
Websitewww.ajmer.rajasthan.gov.in

What is famous in Ajmer :

The world-famous Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti is the most frequently-visited pilgrimage point in Ajmer. The complex houses numerous monuments; important attractions within the Dargah include two imposing gates called Buland Darwaza, the mausoleum where Moinuddin Chishti’s tomb is placed.

Is Ajmer worth visiting ;

Not worth visiting Ajmer because of this. It is a mosque, and as such is the same as most other mosques.

Geography :

Ajmer is in the northwest of India and is surrounded by the Aravali Mountains. It is situated on the lower slopes of the Taragarh Hill of that range. To the northwest is the Nagapathar Range of the Aravali Mountain Ranges which protects it from desertification from the Thar Desert.

Transportation :

Pushkar Valley that connects Pushkar and Ajmer in the Aravalli Mountains

Road :

The Kishangarh Airport is the nearest Airport. It was inaugurated by Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in September 2013.The airport was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on 11 October 2017.

Air :

The Kishangarh Airport is the nearest Airport. It was inaugurated by Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in September 2013. The airport was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on 11 October 2017.

Pushkar Valley that connects Pushkar and Ajmer in the Aravalli Mountains

Rail :

The Ajmer Junction is the main railway station situated in the city. and was built during colonial times.

What should I buy in Ajmer :

Popular Things to Buy in Ajmer

  • Brassware. You can buy brassware from any part of the country.
  • Sohan Halwa. This is a sweet delicacy, originated from Persia.
  • Benzoin Resin.
  • Lac Ornaments.
  • Silver Ornaments.
  • Handicraft Items.
  • Phad Painting.

Pushkar Valley that connects Pushkar and Ajmer in the Aravalli Mountains.

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Education :

Ajmer is called as the Education City of Rajasthan. The Mayo College and the Government Arts college were the principal educational institutions in the Ajmer – Merwara during the late 19th century. Ajmer is also home to the Rashtriya military school founded in 1930, Sophia Girls’ School, Sophia College, St. Anselms, Regional Institite of Education and the Ajmer Music College.

According to the 2011 census, Ajmer had a population of 542,321 in the city, 551,101 including its suburbs.

The female to male ratio in the city was 947/1,000. The literacy rate in the city was 86.52%, male literacy being 92.08% and female literacy being 80.69%.

Ajmer’s population growth in the decade was 18.48%; this compares to a growth figure of 20.93% in the previous decade.

Dargah Sharif Ajmer

Demographics :

Population growth of Ajmer 
CensusPopulation
189168,800
190173,8007.3%
191186,20016.8%
1921113,20031.3%
1931119,5005.6%
1941147,30023.3%
1951196,30033.3%
1961231,20017.8%
1971264,30014.3%
1981374,40041.7%
1991402,7007.6%
2001485,19720.5%
2011542,32111.8%