Hin: नागौर nāgaur

‘Naga’s City’  City/District, Rajasthan

From Naga and Skt: pur(i)→-aur, ‘town’, ‘city’.

Nagapura was founded  by Nag Rajputs, a warrior clan claiming descent from the Nagas, a snake-worshipping tribe in ancient India, who used the serpent as their symbol.

Nagaur has a fine fort m  an enviable trade in fenugreek.and hosts the second largest cattle fair in India.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Rajasthan place names.

 

Nagaur Cattle Fair  vhines200