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The Great Rann of Kutch in the Thar Desert

The Great Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. It is about 7,505.22 square kilometres (2,897.78 sq mi) in size and is reputed to be one of the largest salt deserts in the world. This area has been inhabited by the Kutchi people.The name "Rann" comes from the Hindi word ran (??) meaning "desert". The Hindi word is derived from Sanskrit/Vedic word iri?a (????) attested in the Rigveda and Mahabharata.

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