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Kota District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in western India. The city of Kota is the administrative headquarters of the district.

During the period around 12th century A.D Rao Deva,a Hada Chieftain conquered the territory and founded Bundi and Hadoti. in the early 17th century AD during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, the ruler of Bundi -Rao Ratan Singh, gave the smaller principality of Kota to his son, Madho Singh. Since then Kota became a hallmark of the Rajput gallantry and culture.

The district is bounded on the north by Bundi District, on the east by Bara District, on the south by Jhalawar District, and on the west by Chittorgarh District. It is renowned for its IIT JEE preparation. It is now the hub of educational institutions and is home to Asia's biggest manufacturer of fertiliser.

Further, Kota is surrounded by four power stations within its 50 Km radii. First is Rajasthan atomic power plant which is an atomic power plant and is very near to Kota at a place called Rawatbhata. Second is Kota Thermal Power plant which generates power from coal and is situated at the bank of Chambal river and is within Kota city. Third is Anta Gas Power plant which generates power from gas and is situated at a place called Anta near Kota and the fourth is Jawahar Sagar Power plant which is hydraulic power plant.

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Kota District is a district of the state of Rajasthan in western India. The city of Kota is the administrative headquarters of the district.

The district is bounded on the north by Bundi District, on the east by Bara District, on the south by Jhalawar District, and on the west by Chittorgarh District. It is renowned for its IIT JEE preparation, and is home to Asia's biggest manufacturer of fertiliser.

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Divisions and Districts of Rajasthan
Ajmer Division: Ajmer | Bhilwara | Nagaur | Tonk
Bharatpur Division: Bharatpur | Dholpur | Karauli | Sawai Madhopur
Bikaner Division: Bikaner | Churu | Sri Ganganagar | Hanumangarh
Jaipur Division: Alwar | Dausa | Jaipur | Jhunjhunu | Sikar
Jodhpur Division: Barmer | Jaisalmer | Jalore | Jodhpur | Pali | Sirohi
Kota Division: Baran | Bundi | Jhalawar | Kota
Udaipur Division: Banswara | Chittorgarh | Dungarpur | Rajsamand | Udaipur
State of Rajasthan
Rajasthan Topics
Capital Jaipur
Divisions Ajmer | Bharatpur | Bikaner | Jaipur | Jodhpur | Kota | Udaipur
Districts Ajmer | Alwar | Banswara | Baran | Barmer | Bhilwara | Bikaner | Bharatpur | Bundi | Chittorgarh | Churu | Dausa | Dholpur | Dungarpur | Ganganagar | Hanumangarh | Jaipur | Jaisalmer | Jalore | Jhalawar | Jhunjhunu | Jodhpur | Karauli | Kota | Nagaur | Pali | Rajsamand | Sawai Madhopur | Sikar | Sirohi | Tonk | Udaipur
Major cities Alwar • Bhilwara • Bikaner • Jaipur • Jaisalmer • Jodhpur • Udaipur
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