डूंगरपुर की प्रमुख तस्वीरे
डूंगरपुर का प्रशासकीय संघठन
डूंगरपुर का मानचित्र
डूंगरपुर के पर्यटन स्थल
डूंगरपुर की सांख्यिकीय रूपरेखा
डूंगरपुर के महत्वपूर्ण नम्बर
डूंगरपुर तहसील,गाँव एवं कस्बे

Dungarpur is a city in the southernmost part of Rajasthan state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Dungarpur District. The rail line between Udaipur and Himatnagar in Gujarat runs through the town, shortest distance to the National Highway 8 from Dungapur town is 20 km


Coordinates 23.83°N 73.72°E
Country India
State Rajasthan
District(s) Dungarpur
Population 43000(2011)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
• Elevation 225 m (738 ft)


• Pincode 314001
• Telephone 02964
• Vehicle RJ-12


Dungarpur is the seat of elder branch of Sisodiyas of Udaipur, while the younger branch is the seat of the Maharana of Mewar. It was founded in 1358 A.D. by Rawal Veer Singh, the eldest son of the ruler of Mewar, Karan Singh They are descendants of Bappa Rawal, eighth ruler of the Guhilot Dynasty and founder of the Mewar Dynasty (r. 734-753).
The chiefs of Dungarpur, who bear the title of Maharawal, are descended from Mahup, eldest son of Karan Singh, chief of Mewar in the 12th century, and claim the honours of the elder line of Mewar. Mahup, disinherited by his father, took refuge with his mother's family, the Chauhans of Bagar, and made himself master of that country at the expense of the Bhil chiefs.
The town of Dungarpur, the capital of the state, was founded towards the end of the 14th century by his descendant Rawal Bir Singh, who named it after Dungaria, an independent Bhil chieftain whom he had caused to be assassinated.[3] After the death of Rawal Udai Singh of Bagar at the Battle of Khanwa in 1527, where he fought alongside Rana Sanga against Babar, his territories were divided into the states of Dungarpur and Banswara.Successively under Mughal, Maratha, and British Raj control by treaty in 1818, where it remained 15-gun salute state .

In 1901 the total population of Dungarpur was 100,103, while that of the town was 6094. The last princely ruler of Dungarpur was HH Rai-i-Rayan Maharawal Shri Lakshman Singh Bahadur (1918–1989), who was awarded KCSI (1935) and GCIE (1947), and after independence became a Member of the Rajya Sabha twice, in 1952 and 1958, and later a member of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (MLA) in 1962 and 1989.


Dungarpur lies in 23° 8' N latitude and 73° 7' E longitude. The district has an area of 3,770 km². The district is roughly triangular in shape. The Mahi River runs along the western edge of the district, forming the boundary with Banswara District. The Som River, a tributary of the Mahi, runs along the northern edge of the district, largely forming the boundary with Udaipur District. The district is bounded on the east by the state of Gujarat.


The city of Dungarpur experiences dry and extremely hot conditions for most parts of the year, and visiting Dungarpur during the summer season is to be avoided as temperatures are high. Winters are cold and the temperatures drop further during the nights. The place is extremely humid during the monsoon season and the heat can be oppressive.

The summer season is from the month of March and lasts till May. Temperatures range from a minimum of 25°C and can rise up to a maximum of 42°C. The heat can be stifling and visiting places around Dungarpur might be difficult for those who are not used to the heat of the Indian summer. 

The monsoon season provides some relief, however the rains bring in increased humidity with them. Temperatures are around the 30°C mark. The monsoon starts towards the middle of June and carries on till the end of the month of September. The months of October and November are much cooler and this is a good time to visit the place. 

The winter season is from December to May. Temperatures can go up to a maximum of 22°C during the winter. The lowest temperature that can be expected is around 0°C. Woolen clothing and winter protection is a must while travelling during the winter season.


Dungarpur is accessible mainly through road and it is well connected to most of the important cities in the state. The place is connected to some places in the state of Madhya Pradesh as well.

The closest airport is located at Udaipur which is around 110 km from the city of Dungarpur. The airport is connected to places such as Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderbad, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Ahmadabad. The Udaipur Airport is the closest option and if you are arriving by air, then you can opt for a taxi to the city of Dungarpur. Taxis can be booked from stands that are located outside and they charge around Rs 1300 for the trip.


The closest railway station is located in Ratlam, which is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The station is well connected to many of the important cities in the country and this is an easy and affordable option. Trains have second class and A/C compartments as well. Some trains have first class compartments also. Ticket prices vary according to the place of boarding.

Government buses are available from the city of Udaipur and they cost around Rs 100 and the drive time is approximately two hours. Buses can be boarded from the main bus terminus.

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