|Dynasty / Name of State||:||Cambay|
|Ruler / Authority||:||Jafar Ali Khan|
|Shape||:||Round or Irregular|
|Calendar System||:||VS (Vikram Samvat)|
|Minting Technique||:||Die Struck|
In 1937, the Princely state of Cambay (present day Khambhat) was the only feudatory state in the Political Agency of Kaira, Bombay, to merge into the Baroda and Gujarat States Agency. The name is said to be derived from khambha or stambha-tirth which was the pool of Mahadeo. During the eleventh and twelfth centuries Cambay appears as one of the chief ports of the Anhilvada kingdom. In 1298 it was described as one of the richest towns in India.
Cambay is bounded on the north by the Dist...
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