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.