Rajasthan : Physical regions of rajasthan

physical regions of rajasthanRajasthan is devided into four main physical regions which are as follows:-

1:- Western Desert Plains

2:- Aravalli Region (part of Gondwana land) Gurushikar 1722 m

3:- Eastern Plains

4:- Hadoti Region (Black Soil)

 

 

 

Western Desert Plains 

it has following sub regions:

  • ghagar plains
  • shekhawati region
  • nagori highlands
  • luni basin

It covers 61.11% area(highest) and 40 % population(highest)

Climate it dry and extreme hot and soil is sandy

crops:-bajara,grams,wheat

rivers:- luni, ghaghar, kakni,kantli

Aravalli Region

it has following sub regions:

  • north east aravali region
  • mid aravali region
  • mevar hills or bhorat highlands
  • abu mountains

It covers 9% area and 10 % population

Climate it semiarid and rainfall is 50cm-100cm and soil is brown-black,mountaneous

crops:-Maize,jwar,grams,wheat

rivers:- banas,Kothari,khari, sabarmati,vakal

Eastern Plains 

it has following sub regions:

  • chambal basin
  • banas basin
  • mahi basin
  • banganga basin

It covers 23% area and 39 % population

Climate it semiarid and rainfall is 50cm-80cm and soil is yellow

crops:-wheat, gram,pulses,sugarcane,peanuts,jwar

Hadoti Region (Black Soil)

it has following sub regions:

  • deccan highlands
  • vindhyan region

It covers 6.89% area and 11 % population

Climate it semiarid and rainfall is 80cm-100cm and soil is volcanic

crops:-tobacco , opium,soyabean

rivers:- chambal,kali sindh,parvati,parvan,aahu,nevaj