Map of Rajasthan
The Aravali Range runs across the state from Mount Abu, which is 1,722 m in height to Khetri. Most of the region of Rajasthan is covered by the Thar Desert.
The state economy is mainly agricultural and pastoral. Sugarcane, pulses, oilseeds, cotton and tobacco are the major crops of the region.
The Indira Gandhi Canal irrigates the northwest Rajasthan. It is also the largest producer of marble and sandstone. These minerals are excavated at Makrana near Jodhpur.
It has rich salt deposits at Sambhar and copper mines at Khetri and Dariba. The service sector comprises industries like tourism and real estate. Because of its natural beauty and great history, Rajasthan also has a flourishing tourism industry.