Sawai Madhopur

Published: 30.08.2010
Updated: 10.01.2015
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सवाई माधोपुर

Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India

Sawai Madhopur

a city and Municipal Corporation (Nagar Parisad) in Sawai Madhopur District, in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

It is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is home to the Ranthambore National Park and the historic Ranthambore Fort a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies within the national park. Sawai Madhopur is famous for its guavas, affectionately known as "Madhopur guavas" in Rajasthan.

Sawai Madhopur was built as a planned city by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur on 19 January 1763, who named the township after himself.

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