Cities founded by Rajputs

Below is a list of districts of modern-day India and Pakistan, along with their founders we could identify as Rajputs. Readers are requested to help to further the list by suggesting more such places if they have not been added already. There is enough scope for corrections and additions, do inform us through comments if you find any error. Also, suggest timelines or persons where they have been omitted. We have tried using official references from the gazetteers, district websites, or works of historians. Those suggesting corrections/additions should also provide references from a source of comparable reliability.

S.no. State District Founder References
1 Chhattisgarh, India Bilaspur (Ratanpur) Ratandev Kalchuri, 11th c. https://bilaspur.gov.in/en/about-district/history/
2 Raipur Brahmdeo Rai Kalachuri, 1402 https://raipur.gov.in/history/
3 Surjuga Raksel https://surguja.gov.in/history/
4 Janjgir Jajawalya Kalchuri https://janjgir-champa.gov.in/en/about-district/history/
5 Jashpur Sujan Rai https://jashpur.nic.in/en/history/
6 *Kawardha Kalachuris https://kawardha.gov.in/about-district/history/
7 Kanker Bir Kanhar Deo Kunnatholy, A. (2007). St. Thomas’ Christians in Madhya Pradesh: A Historical Study on Apostolic Church of St. Thomas. India: Asian Trading Corporation.
8 Koriya Dharamal Shahi Chauhan, 17th c. https://korea.gov.in/history/
9 *Rajnandgaon Somvanshis https://rajnandgaon.nic.in/history/
10 Gujarat, India Ahmedabad Sultan Ahmed Shah Tak (Nagvanshi),1411 https://ahmedabad.nic.in/history/
11 Banaskantha (Palanpur) Dharavarsha Parmar, 1218 & Palansi Chauhan,13th c. http://vmis.in/Resources/digital_publication_popup?id=136#page/68
12 Bhavnagar Maharaja Bhavsinghji Gohil, 1743 https://bhavnagar.nic.in/history/
13 Gir Somnath (Veraval) Rao Veravalji Vadher, 13th c.
14 Jamnagar (formerly Nawanagar) Jam Rawal (Jadeja), 1540 https://jamnagar.nic.in/about-district/
15 Kachchh (Bhuj) Rao Hamir Jadeja, 1510 https://kachchh.nic.in/history/
16 *Khambhaliya (Devbhoomi Dwaraka) Vadhels https://archive.org/stream/in.ernet.dli.2015.244762/2015.244762.4317-Gujarat#page/n631/mode/1up
17 Lunavada (Mahisagar) Bhim Singh Solanki, 1434 https://books.google.co.in/books?id=Pb4IAAAAQAAJ&redir_esc=y
18 Mahesana Mesaji Chavda, 1414 https://mahesana.nic.in/history/
19 *Morbi Jadejas https://morbi.nic.in/history/
20 Narmada (Rajpipla) Chokrana Parmar, 14th c. http://www.rajpiplapost.com/rajpost_h.htm
21 Panchmahal (Champaner) Vanraj Chavda, 8th c. https://nri.gujarat.gov.in/his-panchmahal.htm
22 Patan Vanraj Chavda, 8th c. https://patan.nic.in/history/
23 *Porbandar Jethwas, 12th c. https://porbandar.nic.in/history/
24 Rajkot Thakorji Vibhaji Jadeja, 1610 https://rajkot.nic.in/history/
25 Sabarkantha (Himmatnagar formerly Ahmednagar) Ahmed Shah I, 1466 https://sabarkantha.nic.in/history/
26 *Surendranagar (Wadhwan) Jhalas https://surendranagar.nic.in/history/#:~:text=Political%20agents%20left%20from%20the,main%20centre%20of%20the%20district.
27 *Vadodara (Chandanavati) Raja Chandan Dodiya,
28 Haryana, India Ambala Amba, 14th c. https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/06/0602_PART_A_DCHB_AMBALA.pdf
29 *Bhiwani Neem Jatu (Tanwar) https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/06/0613_PART_A_DCHB_BHIWANI.pdf
30 Charkhi Dadri Bilhan Singh Chauhan, 14th c. http://revenueharyana.gov.in/Portals/0/hr-gaz-ch-5.pdf
31 *Hansi (Hisar) Anangapal Tomar https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
32 *Kaithal Tanwars https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/06/0605_PART_A_DCHB_KAITHAL.pdf
33 *Karnal Pratiharas https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/06/0606_PART_A_DCHB_KARNAL.pdf
34 *Mahendergarh (Narnaul) Anangapal Tomar https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/06/0616_PART_A_DCHB_MAHENDERGARH.pdf
35 Rohtak Prithviraj Chauhan, 1160 https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
36 *Sirsa Raja Saras, 7th c. https://sirsa.gov.in/history/#:~:text=As%20mentioned%20earlier%2C%20its%20ancient,East%20of%20the%20present%20town.
37 Himachal Pradesh, India Bilaspur Deep Chand, 1650 https://hpbilaspur.nic.in/history/
38 Chamba Sahilla Varman, 920 CE https://hpchamba.nic.in/history/
39 Hamirpur Hamir Chand, 1700 https://hphamirpur.nic.in/history/
40 *Kangra Katochs https://hpkangra.nic.in/history/
41 *Kinnaur https://hpkinnaur.nic.in/history/
42 Kullu Behangami Pal, 1st c. CE https://hpkullu.nic.in/history/
43 Mandi Ajbar Sen, 1526 https://hpmandi.nic.in/history/
44 *Shimla https://hpshimla.nic.in/history/
45 Sirmour Karam Prakash, 1621 https://hpsirmaur.nic.in/history/
46 *Solan
47 *Una
48 Jammu & Kashmir, India *Jammu Raja Jambu Lochan https://jammu.nic.in/history/
49 *Kathua Andotra https://kathua.nic.in/history/
50 *Rajouri
51 Reasi Bhimdev, 8th c. https://reasi.nic.in/history/
52 *Udhampur Raja Udham Singh https://udhampur.nic.in/history/
53 Madhya Pradesh, India *Alirajpur Anand Deo Rathor, (year?) https://dsal.uchicago.edu/reference/gazetteer/pager.html?objectid=DS405.1.I34_V05_231.gif
54 Ashoknagar (Chanderi) Kirtipal Pratihar, 11th c. https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2342_PART_B_DCHB_ASHOKNAGAR.pdf
55 Barwani Rana Chandra Singh Guhilot, 1640 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2324_PART_B_DCHB_BARWANI.pdf
56 *Bhind Bhadauria Chauhans https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2303_PART_B_DCHB_BHIND.pdf
57 Bhopal Bhoja Parmar, 11th c. https://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2327_PART_B_DCHB_BHOPAL.pdf
58 Chhatarpur Chhatrasal Bundela, 1707 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2308_PART_B_DCHB_CHHATARPUR.pdf
59 Datia Rao Bhagwan Rao Bundela,1549 https://datia.nic.in/en/history/
60 Dhar Vairisimha Parmar, 10th c. https://dhar.nic.in/en/history/
61 *Gwalior Suraj Sen (clan?), 8th c. https://gwalior.nic.in/en/history/
62 *Jabalpur Kalachuris https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2334_PART_B_DCHB_JABALPUR.pdf
63 Jhabua Keshodas Rathor,1584 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2347_PART_B_DCHB_JHABUA.pdf
64 *Morena https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2302_PART_B_DCHB_MORENA.pdf
65 Panna Chhatrasal Bundela, 1731 https://panna.nic.in/en/history/
66 Raisen Rai Singh, 6th c. https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2329_PART_B_DCHB_RAISEN.pdf
67 Rajgarh Mohan Singh Umat, 1645 https://rajgarh.nic.in/en/history/
68 Ratlam Uday Singh Rathor, 1642 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2317_PART_B_DCHB_RATLAM.pdf
69 Rewa Raja Vikramaditya Baghel, 1618 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2313_PART_B_DCHB_REWA.pdf
70 Sagar Udan Shah, 1660 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2310_PART_B_DCHB_SAGAR.pdf
71 Satna Maharaja Raghuraj Singh Judeo, 1865 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2312_PART_B_DCHB_SATNA.pdf
72 *Seoni Kalachuris, 7th c. https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2339_PART_B_DCHB_SEONI.pdf
73 *Shahdol Baghels https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2343_PART_B_DCHB_SHAHDOL.pdf
74 *Shajapur https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2319_PART_B_DCHB_SHAJAPUR.pdf
75 Sheopur Indrasingh Gaur, 1537 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2301_PART_B_DCHB_SHEOPUR.pdf
76 *Shivpuri Kachwahas https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2306_PART_B_DCHB_SHIVPURI.pdf
77 *Sidhi Chandels, 15th c. https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2345_PART_B_DCHB_SIDHI.pdf
78 Tikamgarh Raja Vikramjit, 1783 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2307_PART_B_DCHB_TIKAMGAR.pdf
79 *Umaria Kalachuris https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/2314_PART_B_DCHB_UMARIA.pdf
80 Odisha,India Balangir Balaramdeo Chauhan, 16th c. https://balangir.nic.in/history/
81 Bargarh Balaramdeo Chauhan, 16th c. https://bargarh.nic.in/history/
82 Cuttack Somvanshis, 10th c. https://cuttack.nic.in/history/
83 Jharsuguda Shiv Singh Chauhan, 16th c. https://jharsuguda.nic.in/history/
84 Koraput (Jeypore) Vir Vikramdeo, 1453 https://koraput.nic.in/history/
85 Jajpur Jajati Keshari Somvanshi, 10th c. https://jajpur.nic.in/about-district/
86 Malkangiri Malikmardhan Krishna, 17th c. https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.209240/page/n3/mode/2up
87 Nayagarh Suryamani Baghel, 16th c. https://nayagarh.nic.in/history/
88 Sambalpur Balaramdeo Chauhan, 16th c. https://sambalpur.nic.in/about-district/history/
89 Subarnpur Janamejaya Somvanshi, 8th c. https://subarnapur.nic.in/history/
90 Punjab, India Bathinda Rao Bhati, 3rd c. CE https://bathinda.nic.in/history/#:~:text=According%20to%20“Ainai-Barar%20Bans,finally%20become%20known%20as%20Bhatinda.
91 Faridkot Raja Manj, 13th c. https://faridkot.nic.in/history/
92 *Firozpur Firoze Khan Bhatti, 16th c. https://ferozepur.nic.in/history/
93 *Kapurthala Rana Kapur, 11th c. http://nripunjab.gov.in/kapurthala-tourehistory.htm
94 *Rupnagar Raja Rokeshar, 11th c. https://rupnagar.nic.in/history/
95 Punjab, Pakistan Chiniot Malik Machchhe Khan Khokar https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1
96 *Depalpur (Okara) Raja Dipchand https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1
97 *Sahiwal (Montgomery) Khan Kamal Sahi Kharal, 14th c. https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1
98 *Rasulnagar Nur Muhammad Chattah, 1725 https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1
99 Rawalpindi Rawal Khan Gakhar https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1
100 Rajasthan, India Ajmer Ajaypal Chauhan, 7th c. https://ajmer.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/ajmer/en/about-us/history.html#
101 Alwar Rao Pratap Singh Naruka, 1775 https://alwar.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/alwar/en/about-alwar/history.html#
102 Banswara Maharawal Jagmal Singh, 1529 https://banswara.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/banswara/en/about-banswara/history.html#
103 *Baran Solankis, 14-15th c. https://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/0830_PART_B_DCHB_BARAN.pdf
104 Barmer (formerly Mallani) Bahad Rao Parmar, 13th c. https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/08/0817_PART_A_DCHB_BARMER.pdf
105 Bikaner Rao Bika Rathor, 1486 https://bikaner.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/bikaner/en/about-bikaner/history.html
106 Bundi Devi Singh Hada, 1342 https://bundi.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/bundi/en/about-bundi/history.html
107 Chittorgarh Chitrangad Mori, 7th c. https://chittorgarh.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/chittorgarh/en/about-chittorgarh/history.html
108 *Churu Nirban Chauhan, 1120 https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/RAJASTHAN_DISTRICT_FACTBOOK_CHURU_DISTRI/vpYqDwAAQBAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
109 *Dausa Chauhan and Badgujars, 10th c. https://dausa.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/dausa/en/about-dausa/history.html
110 Dhaulpur Raja Dholun Deo Tomar, 1005 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/08/0808_PART_A_DCHB_DHAULPUR.pdf
111 Dungarpur Rawal Bir Singh Gahlot, 1358 https://dungarpur.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/dungarpur/en/about-dungarpur/history.html
112 Hanumangarh (formerly Bhatner) Bhupat Singh Bhati, 1295 https://hanumangarh.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/hanumangarh/en/about-hanumangarh/history.html
113 Jaipur Sawai Jai Singh Kachwaha, 1727 https://jaipur.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/jaipur/en/about-jaipur/history.html
114 Jaisalmer Maharawal Jaisal Bhati, 1156 https://jaisalmer.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/jaisalmer/en/about-jaisalmer/history.html
115 Jalor Pratiharas, 8th c. & Alhan Chauhan, 1181 https://jalore.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/jalore/en/about-jalore/history.html
116 Jhalawar Zalim Singh Jhala, 1791 https://jhalawar.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/jhalawar/en/about-jhalawar/history.html
117 *Jhunjhunu Chauhans, 1045 https://jhunjhunu.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/jhunjhunu/en/about-jhunjhunu/history.html
118 Jodhpur Rao Jodha Rathor, 1459 https://jodhpur.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/jodhpur/en/about-jodhpur/history.html
119 Karauli Arjun Deo, 1348 https://karauli.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/karauli/en/stone-industries/about-karauli/history.html
120 Kota Rao Deva Singh Hada, 12th c. https://kota.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/kota/en/about-kota/history.html
121 *Nagaur Nagvanshi Taks, 4th c. https://web.archive.org/web/20071203231308/http://www.nagaur.nic.in/
122 *Pali Chauhans,10th c. https://pali.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/pali/en/about-pali/history.html
123 Pratapgarh Maharawat Pratap Singh, 1699 https://pratapgarh.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/pratapgarh/en/about-pratapgarh/history.html
124 Rajsamand Maharana Raj Singh, 17th c. https://rajsamand.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/rajsamand/en/about-rajsamand/history.html
125 Sawai Madhopur Sapaldaksha Chauhan, 944 & Sawai Madho Singh I, 1765 https://sawaimadhopur.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/sawai-madhopur/en/about-sawai-madhopur/history.html
126 Sikar Rao Daulat Singh, 1687 https://sikar.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/sikar/en/about-sikar/history.html
127 Sirohi Rao Sobha, 1405 https://sirohi.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/sirohi/en/about-sirohi/history.html
128 *Sri Ganganagar Named after: Maharaja Ganga Singh Bahadur https://sriganganagar.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/sri-ganganagar/en/about-sri-ganganagar/history.html
129 Udaipur Maharana Udai Singh, 1559 https://udaipur.rajasthan.gov.in/content/raj/udaipur/en/about-udaipur/history.html
130 Sindh, Pakistan *Tharparkar Parmar Sodha, 1226 https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.62034/page/n155/mode/1up
131 *Mathelo (Ghotki) Amar (clan?), 3rd c. https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
132 Thatta Jam Nindo Samma, 15th c. https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.62034/page/n117/mode/1up
133 *Umerkot Parmar Sodha, 1226 https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.62034/page/n155/mode/1up
134 Uttar Pradesh, India *Aligarh Dors, 372 CE https://aligarh.nic.in/history/
135 Azamgarh Azam Gautam, 1655 https://web.archive.org/web/20140627133805/http://www.azamgarh.nic.in/history.htm
136 *Badaun Rathors, 10th c. https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclopædia_Britannica/Budaun
137 Balrampur Balramdas Janwar, 1600 https://balrampur.nic.in/history/
138 *Banda Bundelas http://www.brandbharat.com/english/up/districts/Banda/history_Banda.html
139 Bareilly Jagat Singh Katheriya, 1537 https://cerca.iitd.ac.in/app/assets/cities-plan-pdf/UP/Bareilly.pdf
140 *Bulandshahr Parmal Tomar https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/DCHB_A/09/0911_PART_A_DCHB_BULANDSHAHR.pdf
141 *Dasna (Ghaziabad) Salarsi https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
142 *Etawah Sumer Singh Chauhan http://www.brandbharat.com/english/up/districts/Etawah/history.html
143 Hamirpur Hamirdeo Kalchuri, 11th c. http://www.brandbharat.com/english/up/districts/Hamirpur/history.html
144 Hapur Hardatt Dor, 983 CE https://www.google.co.in/books/edition/The_land_of_the_five_rivers_and_Sindh/bH4BAAAAQAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0
145 *Jhansi Chandels https://jhansi.nic.in/history/
146 *Kanpur Hindu Singh Chadel https://kanpurnagar.nic.in/history/
147 Lalitpur Madanvarman Chandel, 11th c. https://lalitpur.nic.in/en/history/
148 Mahoba Nannuka Chandel, 9th c. https://mahoba.nic.in/about-district/
149 Pratapgarh Pratap Singh, 17th c. https://pratapgarh.nic.in/history/
150 *Saharanpur Raja Sah Ranveer Singh https://saharanpur.nic.in/history/
151 *Sitapur Vikramaditya https://sitapur.nic.in/history/
152 Unnao Godo Singh Chauhan, 12th c. https://unnao.nic.in/about-district/
153 Meerut Hardatt Dor, 983 CE https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.219902/page/n77/mode/1up?
154 Uttarakhand, India Almora Kalyan Chand, 1568 https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/0509_PART_A_DCHB_ALMORA.pdf
155 *Chamoli Katyuris
156 *Champawat Chands https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/0510_PART_A_DCHB_CHAMPAWAT.pdf
157 *Dehradun https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/0505_PART_A_DCHB_DEHRADUN.pdf
158 *Garhwal Katyuris https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/0506_PART_A_DCHB_GARHWAL.pdf
159 *Haridwar Raja Man Singh https://books.google.co.in/books?id=ll4tWrfZqhgC&num=100&redir_esc=y
160 *Pithoragarh Chands https://censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/0507_PART_A_DCHB_PITHORAGARH.pdf
161 Rudrapur (Udham Singh Nagar) Rudra Chand, 16th c. https://usnagar.nic.in/history/
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