Dholpur has a population of around 982,815 (2001 census).
The climate of Dholpur is generally hot.
The economy of the district is mainly based on agriculture. The major crops produced in Dholpur are pearl millet, paddy, sugarcane, wheat, barley, pulses, red chillies and guarseed.
Dholpur is also known worldwide for the Dholpur stone..
Getting to Dholpur is easy and convenient. The nearest airport is at Agra.
The city of Dholpur on the main Central Railway track and NH-3, is located at a distance of 250 kilometers from Delhi.
The prime attractions of Dholpur include:
Muchchhkund: Located only 8 kilometers from the town of the Dholpur, the holy place is named after Raja Muchchhukand, the 24th ruler of the Suryavanshi Dynasty.
Ramsagar Sanctuary: It houses a large variety of water birds, fresh water crocodiles, fishes and snakes.
Shergarh Fort: The ancient fort is located in the south of Dholpur tower.
Talab-E-Shahi: Situated at a distance of 42 kilometers from Dholpur, the picturesque lake and palace were built in 1617 A.D. as a shooting lodge for Prince Shah Jahan.
Apart from the above-mentioned attractions, some other popular places for sightseeing in Dholpur include:
- Khanpur Mahal
- Shiva Temple
|Facts of Dhaulpur District|
|Tehsils||Bari, Baseri, Dhaulpur, Rajakhera, Sepau|
|Lok Sabha Constituencies||Karauli-Dholpur|
|Assembly Constituencies||Bari, Baseri, Dholpur, Rajakhera|
|Travel Destinations||Machkund temple, Shahi Top, Chambal Safari, Chambal Boating, Hanumanji Temple, Shergarh Fort, Talab-e-Shahi, Ghantaghar, Shergarh Fort, Vanvihar, saipau, Dhaulpur Wildlife Santuary etc.|
|Government Colleges/Universities||Government Law College, Government P.G. College etc.|
Last Updated on : December 13, 2014