Nohar

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Nohar
Nohar is located in Rajasthan
Nohar
Nohar
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 29°11′N 74°46′E / 29.18°N 74.77°E / 29.18; 74.77Coordinates: 29°11′N 74°46′E / 29.18°N 74.77°E / 29.18; 74.77
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Hanumangarh
Elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 42,302
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Nohar is a city and a municipality in Hanumangarh district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

History[edit]

Nohar was the part of yodhey density, apart from rajasthani culture area always connected to indus area and inhabited by baloch migrants and people from indus valley that's why the city is well constructed and can consider as project city street pattern and house type typically reflect the pattern of indus valley civilization.

Geography[edit]

Nohar is located at 29°11′N 74°46′E / 29.18°N 74.77°E / 29.18; 74.77.[1] It has an average elevation of 186 metres (610 feet). Nohar is known for its history, temples, old havelies, kothies and poets. Nohar is a semi-arid area and experiences very low rainfall. Summer in Nohar is full of sand storms and low rainfall owing to poor monsoon. Sometimes, it gets rainfall in winter due to Western disturbances. But because of Bhakhra-Nangal project, land of Nohar became very productive and emergence of gwar as a major crop, acted as a pull up factor in per capita income.

Language[edit]

Bagri, a dialect of Rajasthani language, is spoken by a majority of the population. A little influence of Haryanvi language can also be noticed here because of close proximity of this town to Haryana, and family relationships between the people of Nohar and citizens of Sirsa district of Haryana situated nearby.[2] Culture of Nohar is close to that of Punjab. That's why dialect of Nohar has words of Punjabi and accent of Haryanvi. Due to this complex mixture, it also known as khichadi language. Sindhi people also have influence on culture of Nohar and effect on its language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "manderpura, India". fall ingrain.com. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Gusain, Lakhan (2000). Bagri Grammar. (Languages of the World/Materials 384). Munich: Lincom Europa. ISBN 3-89586-398-X