Dharampur State
Princely State of British India
1262–1948
Flag of Dharampur
Flag
Coat of arms of Dharampur
Coat of arms
Bansda and Dharampur, 1896.jpg

Bansda and Dharampur, 1896
CapitalDharampur
Area 
• 1892
1,823 km2 (704 sq mi)
Population 
• 1892
102,000
History
History 
• Established
1262
1948
Succeeded by
India
Rajput Provinces of India - Dharampur (Princely State)

Dharampur State was a princely state in India during the time of the British Raj. Its last ruler acceded to the Union of India 10 June 1948.[1]

Geography

Dharampur (blue) within Surat Agency
Dharampur (blue) within Surat Agency

Dharampur State had an area of 1,823 km2 and fell under the Surat Agency of the Bombay Presidency.[1][2]

History

Dharampur State was founded in 1262. Its capital was moved to Mandvegan in 1766 and was renamed Dharampur. On 31 Dec 1802 Dharampur became a British protectorate. The state was ruled by Sisodhyia dynasty. The rulers had the title Rana Maharana Sahib and were accorded a status of 9-gun salute by the British authorities.[citation needed]

Standard Herald that had belonged to a descendant of the royal family of Dharampur State.
Standard Herald that had belonged to a descendant of the royal family of Dharampur State.

Rulers

Rana Maharana Sahibs[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Dharampur". Archived from the original on 21 February 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  2. ^ "GJ tourism". Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011.
  3. ^ "Indian states before 1947 A-J". rulers.org. Retrieved 13 August 2019.

Coordinates: 20°32′13″N 73°10′05″E / 20.537°N 73.168°E / 20.537; 73.168