Kota became an independent state in 1631 when Laomadosin, the second son of Laoratan in [Boondi], was appointed ruler by Emperor Jahangir of Mugar. Kota soon went beyond his ancestral state to become bigger, richer, and more powerful. Maharao Bim Singh played a central role in Kota's history as he owned 5,000 "Mansab"  and was the first in the dynasty to win the title of Maharao. Kota became independent in 1579 after the weakening of Boondi in the Hadti region. Then Kota dominated the area of Kota and the Balan district today
Kota is famous for its unique paintings, palaces, museums and places of worship. The city is known for its gold jewelery, doria sari, silk sari and the famous Kotastone.
The total area of the district is 5217km2.
Kota has a total of 6 subdistricts.
There are about 805 villages in the district.
There are a total of 11 cities in this area.
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