Jaisalmer District is a district of Rajasthan state in western India and Jaisalmer city is the administrative headquarters of the district.
Geography of Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer is bounded on the northeast side by Bikaner District, on the east side by Jodhpur District, on the south side by Barmer District, and on the west and north side by Pakistan.
Latitude of Jaisalmer city : 26°.4’ to 28°.23' North
Longitude of Jaisalmer city : 69°.20' to 72°.42' East
Jaisalmer named is drived after its founder Rao Jaisal Yadav king."Jaisalmer" means "the Hill Fort of Jaisal". Sometimes called the "Golden City of India" because the yellow sand gives a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area.
Sub - Division in Jaisalmer District
In Jaisalmer district there are 3 sub - division
Tehsils in Jaisalmer District
Jaisalmer District has 3 Tehsils
Railways Station in Jaisalmer District
Jaisalmer Railway Station
Bus Stations in Jaisalmer District
Jaisalmer Bus Station
Tourist Place in Jaisalmer District
Madir Palace (Tazia Tower).
Salim Singh’s Haveli.
Govt. museum & the folk museum.
Collegs in Jaisalmer District
SBK Government Post Graduate College, Jaisalmer
VARDHAMAN MAHAVEER OPEN UNIVERSITY
Government College, Jaisalmer
Government Girls College, Jaisalmer
Chandrawati Engineering College, Jaisalmer
MAA DURGA S SANSTHAN (W) TEACHER Training COLLEGE, Jaisalmer
Jowar, guar seed, wheat, rapeseed and mustard, groundnut, and gram are the major crops of this district