Rajpur, Baroda

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Princely State, city
Rajpur is located in Gujarat
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 22°18′00″N 73°12′01″E / 22.30000°N 73.20028°E / 22.30000; 73.20028Coordinates: 22°18′00″N 73°12′01″E / 22.30000°N 73.20028°E / 22.30000; 73.20028
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Vadodara District
Zone 21
 • Body 1 (VUDA)
 • Thakur Saheb Late.H.H ThakurSaheb Shree Mansinhji Fatehsinhji Maharaulji
 • Total 148.95 km2 (57.51 sq mi)
Elevation 129 m (423 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 3,641,566
 • Rank 18
 • Density 11,021/km2 (28,540/sq mi)
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi,English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 391530
Telephone code (91)2667
ISO 3166 code [[ISO 3166-2:IN|]]
Vehicle registration GJ-06
Nearest city Anand
Literacy 76.11%
Legislature Strength 84
Planning agency 1 (VUDA)
Distance from Gandhinagar 126 kilometres (78 mi) NE (Rail & Air)
Distance from Mumbai 395 kilometres (245 mi) S (Rail & Air)
Distance from Ahmedabad 100 kilometres (62 mi) NW (Road)
Climate Semi-arid (BSh) (Köppen)
Avg. annual temperature 43–12 °C (109–54 °F)
Avg. summer temperature 43–26 °C (109–79 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 33–8 °C (91–46 °F)

Rajpur, Baroda was an Indian princely state located on the bank of river Mahisagar. Thakur Saheb Shree Mansinhji Fatehsinhji was the last Thakur Saheb of Rajpur. The history of the Rajput royal family is associated with lord Jaladhar Mahadevaji.