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by Jorge Candeias, 20 March 1998
Ed Haynes, 3 April 1996Jodhpur/Marwar - Former Indian state, now part of Rajasthan state, NW India; 36.120 square miles, capital Jodhpur; region borders on Thar Desert on W, touches Great Rann of Kutch on SW; traversed by Luni river flowing SW; breeds best camels of India. Nearby are ruins of Mandor, former capital of princes of Marwar, founded 1459 by Rao Jodha; recognized English sovereignty 1818. Title: Maharadja.