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Indian Dynasties and Their Capitals

A dynasty is a sequence of rulers from the same family, usually in the context of a feudal or monarchical system but sometimes also appearing in elective republics.
Below is the list of Dynasties and Their Capitals

Famous Indian Dynasties and their Capital

Dynasty/King
Capital
Cholas
Thanjavur and Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Mauryan
Patliputra
Pallavas
Kanchi
Pandyas
Madurai
Chalukyas
Vatapi or Badami
Later Chalukyas
Kalyani
Kakatiyas
Warangal
Satvahanas
Pratisthana (modern day Paithan in Maharashtra)
Bahmani
Gulbarga (Ahsanabad) and later Bidar (Muhammadabad)
Varman
Pragjyotishpura (Guwahati)
Shivaji
Raigarh
Tipu Sultan
Srirengapatnam
Ranjit Singh
Lahore
Harshavardhana
Thanesar and later Kanauj
Frequently asked:


Which Mughal emperor moved the capital from Agra to Delhi?

Shahjahan

Who was the founder of Chola empire?

The Cholas. The founder of the Chola Empire was Vijayalaya, who was the first feudatory of the Pallavas of Kanchi. He captured Tanjore in 850 A.D. He established a temple of goddess Nishumbhasudini (Durga) there.

What is the capital of Cholas?

Uraiyur (now part of Tiruchirapalli City) served as the early Chola capital, then medieval Cholas shifted to Thanjavur and later Cholas king Rajendra Chola I moved the capital to Gangaikonda Cholapuram in the 11th century.

See also:

Dynasties and Founders

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