Dholpur District is a district of Rajasthan state in Northern India. The town of Dholpur is the district headquarters.Dholpur District has an area of 3084 km. The Chambal River forms the southern boundary of the district, across which lies the state of Madhya Pradesh. The district is bounded by the state of Uttar Pradesh on the east and northeast, by Bharatpur District of Rajasthan on the north-west, and Karauli District of Rajasthan on the west. All along the bank of the Chambal River, the district is deeply intersected by ravines; low ranges of hills in the western portion of the district supply quarries of fine-grained and easily worked red sandstone.