Palitana State
પાલીતાણા રિયાસત
Princely State of British India
1194–1948
Coat of arms of Palitana
Coat of arms
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Location of Palitana in Saurashtra
Area 
• 1921
777 km2 (300 sq mi)
Population 
• 1921
58000
History
History 
• Established
1194
1948
Succeeded by
India
View of the Palitana Temples in 1860
View of the Palitana Temples in 1860

History

It used to be a native state of India in the Kathiawar Agency of the Bombay Presidency.[1] Area, 289 sq. m.; pop. (1901), 52,856, showing a decrease of 15% in the decade.[1] Gross revenue, £42,000; tribute jointly to the Gaekwar of Baroda and the Nawab of Junagadh, £700. The capital of the state, Palitana, had a population of 12,800.[1] Its ruler enjoyed a 9-guns salute.[2]

Rulers

The rulers bore the title of Thakur Sahib.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Palitana" . Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 20 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 635.
  2. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer p. 1417.
  3. ^ "Indian Princely States K-Z". www.worldstatesmen.org. Retrieved 14 August 2019.


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