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Alwar is a city and administrative headquarters of Alwar District in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is located around 160 km south of Delhi, and about 150 km north of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Alwar is part of National Capital Region. India's highest ever recorded temperature of 50.6 °C was measured at Alwar on 10 May 1956.

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Google previewTourist Guide to South India (2003)

It is the birthplace of Andal, one of the twelve Vaishnavaite saints called Alwars. Alwar means one who is immersed and since they are immersed in ...

Google previewThe Other India (2009)

Realities of an Emerging Power by Rajesh Chakrabarti

Alwar is a part of the catchment of the Yamuna river, which dries out by the time it passes Delhi, the capital of ...

Google previewDry (2006)

Life Without Water by Ehsan Masood, Daniel Schaffer

Alwar is a part of the ancient Aravalli mountain range that extends through the part of the Thar desert lying in Rajasthan right up to New Delhi. This is among India's driest and hottest regions, with an annual rainfall of less than 450 millimeters, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopaedia of India (2006)

by K.R. Gupta & Amita Gupta

Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Alwar, Bhilwara, Ajmer, Kota, and Udaipur are the major cities of Rajasthan. Ajmer is the first fully literate district in north India. Area, Population and Headquarters of Districts Economy The total cultivable area in the ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1883)

by Popular encyclopedia

ALWAR, a town of Hindustan, capital of state °f same name , situated at the base of a rocky range of quartz and slate, 80 miles s.a.w. of Delhi. It is surrounded by a mud wall, of which the gates only are linked by bastions, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Backward Castes (2004)

by M. L. Mathur

Alavan, Alavar, Alwar and Azhavar (TN) Alitkar (MR) Alwar (PO) Amaat (BI) Amant, Amat, ...

Google previewThe Polo Encyclopedia, 2d Ed. (2015)

by Horace A. Laffaye

Alwar Princely state in India; also called Ulwar. Organized in 1880.

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

ALWAR, or ULWAR, a native state of India in the Rajputana agency. It is bounded on the E. by the state of Bharatpur and the British district of Gurgaon, on the N. by Gurgaon district and the state of Patiala, on the W. by the states of Nabha and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Literature (1992)

Sasay to Zorgot by Mohan Lal

Some of the Shivavakiar's contributions read almost like the poems of the Vaishnavite saint poet, Thirumalizai Alwar of the 7th century AD. According to Guru paramparai prabhavam, which narrates the history of Vaishnava Acharyas, ...

Google previewThe Stamp Finder - Tells at a Glance the Country to Which Any Stamp Belongs and Where to Place It in Your Album - The Collector's Dictionary (2016)

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