Dholpur is a city in eastern-most parts of the Rajasthan state of India. It is the administrative
headquarters of Dholpur District and was formerly seat of the Dholpur princely state, before
Independence. Dhaulpur became a separate district in 1982 comprising four tehsils of
Bharatpur: Dholpur, Rajakhera, Bari and Baseri. It is bordered by Bharatpur district of
Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the south, Karauli district to
the west and Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh to the east.