Sitamau State

Sitamau State
सीतामऊ रियासत
Princely State of British India
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Sitamau State in the Imperial Gazetteer of India
  Established 1701
  Accession to the Indian Union 1948
  1901 523 km2 (202 sq mi)
  1901 986,582 
Density 1,886.4 /km2  (4,885.7 /sq mi)
Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

Sitamau State [1] was a princely state of the British Raj before 1947. Its capital was in Sitamau town, Mandsaur district, Madhya Pradesh. The total area of the state was 523 square kilometres.[2]


Sitamau State was founded in 1701. On 5 January 1819 it became a British protectorate.[3] Sitamau State belonged to Malwa Agency and was an 11-gun salute state. Its rulers were related to the ruling families of Ratlam and Sailana states.


The state was ruled by the Rathore dynasty of Rajputs. The last ruler of Sitamau State signed the instrument of accession to the Indian Union and the state became part of India on 15 June 1948.


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Coordinates: 20°01′N 75°21′E / 20.02°N 75.35°E / 20.02; 75.35

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