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According to the 2011 census, the total population of Rajasthan is _______________.
A. 6.28 crore
B. 6.68 crore
C. 5.21 crore
D. 5.56 crore

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Hint: In terms of area, Rajasthan is India's largest state and it is the 7th most populated state in India when it comes to population. The economy of Rajasthan is predominantly agrarian and pastoral.

Complete step by step solution:
- The literal "Land of Kings" of Rajasthan is a state in Northern India.
- It is by area the largest Indian state and by population the seventh largest.
- Rajasthan is located on the northwestern side of India, where it comprises most of the broad and inhospitable Thar Desert (also known as the "Great Indian Desert") and shares a border along the Sutlej-Indus river valley with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to the west.
- In large areas, wheat and barley are cultivated, as are pulses, sugarcane, and oilseeds.
- The state 's cash crops are cotton and tobacco.
- Rajasthan is one of India's major producers of edible oils and the second-largest oilseed producer.
- Rajasthan is also India's largest wool-producing state and the main producer and consumer of opium.
- The major industries are based on minerals, agriculture and textiles.
- Rajasthan is India's second-largest polyester fibre manufacturer.
- Rajasthan's overall population is 6.68 crore, according to the 2011 census. The total male population is 35.550.997 and the female population is 32.997.440. Compared to 2001, the total population growth in this decade was 21.31 percent. The sex ratio per 1000 males is 928.
- Rajasthan has a total population of 68,548,437, according to the 2011 Census of India. The native Rajasthani people make up the majority of the population of the state. Sindhis, who came to Rajasthan from Sindh province (now in Pakistan) during the separation between India and Pakistan in 1947, also populated the state of Rajasthan. As for religion, the residents of Rajasthan are primarily Hindus, who represent 88.49 percent of the population. 9.07 percent of the population are Muslims, 1.27 percent are Sikhs and 0.91 percent are Jains.

Hence, the correct answer is option B.

Note:
Hindi is the state's official and most commonly spoken language (90.97% of the population as per the 2001 census), followed by Bhili (4.60%), Punjabi (2.01%), and Urdu (1.17%).One of the state 's major spoken languages is Rajasthani.